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Shattock, Michael – European Journal of Education, 1984
In British higher education, the period since 1979 has been characterized by severe external pressure, loss of political support, reduced budgets, and a demographically-driven enrollment decline. Underneath the public discussion of these issues are emerging new structures and ideas for change, accelerating a long-dormant reform process. (MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Declining Enrollment, Demography, Economic Change
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Walford, Geoffrey – European Journal of Education, 1988
An official British white paper and a law creating broad reforms in higher education reflect the government's acceptance and promotion of the ideology of privatization and are part of a policy trend affecting all levels of the educational system. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Holly, Douglas – European Journal of Education, 1986
The education system, and particularly its teachers, have been the major targets of blame for a general social and economic decline in Britain, resulting in public policy that is unfavorable to or ignores the needs of the profession. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Williams, Gareth – European Journal of Education, 1987
The educational, social, and economic implications of Britain's recently adopted policy of charging foreign students for the full cost of their education are examined, especially in the context of the worldwide demand for higher education in English-language institutions. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, English