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Lomer, Sylvie – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
Despite the significant and increasing presence of international students in the United Kingdom, on a national level there has been a lack of formal policy towards international students. Instead, in policy discourse, international students are represented in economic terms to the exclusion of other dimensions of experience and action. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Foreign Students, Economics
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Saeverot, Herner – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This interview attempts to articulate what it might mean to speak for "Padagogik" in an era where new trends in education run the risk of marginalizing "Padagogik" as an independent academic discipline. This trend can be found in several European countries and is judged by Herner Saeverot and Gert Biesta to be a development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training, Instruction, Translation
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Jasemna, Anne; Blass, Eddie; Shelley, Steve – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This article explores quality in university teaching using a "futures" perspective. In a recent article by Blass and colleagues, a number of scenarios were developed to explore the type of higher education workforce that might be needed within the UK by 2035. In discussion of these scenarios--leading knowledge creation, responsive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Educational Policy
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Ozga, Jenny – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This response to Vassiliki Papatsiba's article on collaboration draws attention to structural barriers to collaborative research: for example, increased competition for scarce resources, increased steering of research, and the casualisation of research workers. It draws on experience of collaborative work in a large, EU-funded project to…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Barriers, Competition, Financial Support
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Murphy, Peter – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
Powerful nations have influential systems of higher education. The article explores the possible pattern of geopolitics in the twenty-first century, and the competing prospects of America and its rivals in higher education and research. Pressures on both the American and non-American worlds are evaluated, along with relative economic strengths,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Power Structure, Geography, Politics
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Grace, Gerald – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article argues that faith-based schools are a necessary feature of democratic and pluralistic societies and a legitimate expression of human rights as constituted in the European Convention in Human Rights (2000). It further argues that if the rights of parents to have a real choice for faith-based schools (regardless of ability to pay) are…
Descriptors: Conflict, Foreign Countries, School Choice, Educational Finance
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Clough, Stephen; Bagley, Carl A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article focuses upon the adoption and implementation of United Kingdom government support for third stream business-facing activities in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). The article, concerned with income generation and the creation and application of knowledge beyond the confines of the academy, draws on policy literature and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Government Role
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Evans, John; De Pian, Laura; Rich, Emma; Davies, Brian – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
"Health" has become a major concern of policy makers internationally in recent years, especially where and when it is reduced to a measurable and, therefore, comparable commodity/"quality": weight and obesity levels. Schools in many countries have increasingly been charged with responsibility for safeguarding children's health,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Responsibility, Health Promotion, Child Health
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Small, David – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
Until the global financial crisis, neo-liberalism had appeared invincible. This article examines the global rise of neo-liberalism and its impact on education, particularly its treatment of the social democratic ideal of equality. Drawing on examples from education and other socio-political factors, it considers whether the financial crisis is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Ideology, Economic Development
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Bauman, Zygmunt – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
Today's culture consists of offerings, not norms. Liquid-modern culture, unlike the culture of the nation-building era, has no "people" to "cultivate." The solid-modern policy of dealing with difference, the policy of assimilation to the dominant culture and stripping the strangers of their strangehood, is no longer feasible.…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Social Influences, Social Attitudes, Public Policy
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Miller, Paul; Shotte, Gertrude – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
When the global economic recession hit the world some 18 months ago, very few could predict the impact this would have on government spending on higher education. Higher education institutions in the United Kingdom face spending cuts. Notwithstanding, they are expected to deliver quality education with fewer resources. This article discusses…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Business, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Peters, Michael A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
This article charts the crisis of the modern university using Bill Readings' (1996) "The University in Ruins". Readings distinguishes three principal ideas underpinning the concept of the modern university: the Kantian idea of reason, the Humboldtian idea of culture, and the technological idea of excellence. The article reviews these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, Adoption (Ideas)
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Peters, Michael A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
This article argues that personalized learning has emerged in the last decade as a special instance of a more generalized response to the problem of the reorganization of the State in response to globalization and the end of the effectiveness of the industrial mass production model in the delivery of public services. The article examines…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Models
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Vorley, Tim; Nelles, Jen – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
Universities are increasingly being challenged to become more socially and economically relevant institutions under the guise of the so-called "Third Mission". This phenomenon, articulated in policy, has prompted the emergence of a growing literature documenting the evolution of the contemporary university, and specifically addressing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Role, Social Justice
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Kwiek, Marek – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
This article discusses academic entrepreneurship in the context of ongoing changes in university management and governance in European universities. The comparative perspective is provided by the European Union (EU) research project "European Universities for Entrepreneurship: Their Role in the Europe of Knowledge" (EUEREK) comprising…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Higher Education, Risk Management, Institutional Administration
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