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Veles, Natalia; Carter, Margaret-Anne; Boon, Helen – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2019
In an age of global interconnectedness of people, cultures, technology and professions, within higher education, collaborations between university staff increase in complexity and traverse time and space. Global and local changes and challenges give rise to new and hybrid university professionals -- third space professionals -- often operating…
Descriptors: Universities, School Personnel, Cooperation, Culture
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Kostrykina, Svetlana; Lee, Kerry; Hope, John – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2018
The unprecedented geopolitical and economic shifts across the world have triggered much debate over the re-thinking of internationalisation of higher education (IoHE). This article discusses how a deeper understanding of the knowledge economy paradigm contributes to re-thinking IoHE, and how it reshapes the relations between the west and the rest…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Higher Education, Global Approach, International Education
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Henderson, Michelle; Barnett, Rebecca; Barrett, Heather – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Transnational education (TNE) is a fast moving area. The growth of TNE provision across the higher education (HE) sector has meant professional staff have developed considerable experience and knowledge in this field. However, the development of online and distance learning provision combined with the changing TNE landscape has given rise to new…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Professional Personnel
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Healey, Nigel M. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
For many universities around the world, internationalisation means the recruitment of fee-paying international students (so-called export education) for primarily commercial reasons. For UK universities, international (non-European Union) students account for approximately 13% of their annual revenues, making them highly dependent on international…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Student Interests, Student Needs, Foreign Students
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Yemini, Miri; Sagie, Netta – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
Research on internationalisation in higher education has dramatically expanded over the last several decades. This study aims to provide an overview of the research developments undertaken between 1980 and 2014, on internationalisation in higher education. Explorative, systematic literature screening and analysis were undertaken, encompassing over…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Literature Reviews
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Hoey, Michael – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
All the papers included in this volume implicitly adopt an ethical stance towards the aspect of internationalisation that they investigate or discuss, but necessarily these stances only occasionally become explicit. In this paper, therefore, I look at the impact of internationalisation on universities and at their impact in turn on the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Ethics, Universities
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Law, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
This article outlines some of the policy issues currently faced by research-based universities in the Netherlands. The focus is on four leading universities (University of Amsterdam: UvA; Free University of Amsterdam: VU; Leiden University; and Delft University of Technology: TUD). The author visited these institutions as part of a Study Tour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Universities, Educational Policy
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Lindsay, Victoria; Antoniou, Christos – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
We take a multidisciplinary approach mapping the models used by UK higher education (HE) institutions against established international business foreign market entry strategies. We review the conditions in host markets that facilitate market entry and consider how these will determine foreign market entry strategy. We specifically consider four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Villar-Onrubia, Daniel; Rajpal, Brinder – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
Virtual mobility initiatives are one of the most flexible, versatile and inclusive approaches in the provision of international experience opportunities. Given that in most universities only a small fraction of students can benefit from forms of academic mobility that involve travelling abroad, Internet-based intercultural interactions prove to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Universities, Distance Education, Global Approach
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Scharoun, Lisa – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2016
Recent federal government programmes in Australia have seen a shift in focus from the international student towards increasing the possibilities for domestic mobility through short- and long-term exchange opportunities. The current New Colombo Plan funding scheme encourages Australian students, who have traditionally undertaken semester-long…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, College Students
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Yemini, Miri – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
The discourse on internationalisation has undergone a transformation in recent years, particularly in the sphere of education, where the term's centrality has long been undeniable. This discourse has evolved from a focus on internationalisation's increasing importance in education to a mounting critique regarding the process's utility and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Yemini, Miri – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2014
Globalisation has affected many aspects of daily life, including education. In the last decade, "internationalisation" has become one of most popular terms in the education arena. A wide discourse exists, including the definition of internationalisation, its purpose, strategies, policies and practices, its assessment methods, and the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
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Sia, E. K. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2014
This paper provides an overview of transnational higher education (THE) in Uzbekistan. It includes a brief account of THE current and future market trends. The data, gathered from a literature search, show that the demand for THE (off-campus) is growing even faster than the demand for international (on-campus) programmes. This paper then provides…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational History, Educational Trends
Lewis, Kenton – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2014
The expansion and specialisation of "non-academic" higher education roles, in response to increased regulation, monitoring and measurement of the sector, can be attributed to a rise in neoliberal manageralism and globalisation. Such changes have challenged the professional status of the academy, potentially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Higher Education, Neoliberalism
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Knight, Jane – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2013
Internationalisation has transformed the higher education landscape around the world and has dramatically changed itself. Some question whether the change is for better or worse given some of the unintended consequences of internationalisation such as commercialisation, diploma and accreditation mills, international rankings and the great brain…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Global Approach, Definitions
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