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Gupta, Amita – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In rapidly globalizing systems of schooling around the world, economic considerations have led to a push to impose neoliberal reforms in the field of education. Under this influence early childhood education and teacher education in Asia have increasingly become positioned as regulated markets governed by neoliberal policies, leading to peak…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Global Approach, Privatization, Qualitative Research
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Trippestad, Tom Are – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
The article presents the concept of rhetorical agency to understand and analyse the parallel and paradoxical agencies teachers are offered, and limited by, under discourses of globalisation within education. The paper identifies typical arguments, reactions, narratives and metaphors of globalisation. It discusses some of the consequences these…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Policy, Curriculum, Educational Change
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Tolofari, Sowaribi – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
From the autumn of 2008 Sweden is billed to introduce fees for non-EEA (European Economic Area) students. Two commissions set up by the Social Democratic government studied the question and the enabling legislation was issued in March 2006. Now, however, the Conservative coalition government shows no interest in giving the universities the…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Tuition
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Ngok, Kinglun; Guo, Weiqing – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
Building world-class universities has become a national policy priority in China since then-President Jiang Zemin announced in May 1998 that China must have several world-class universities of international advanced level. This article aims to offer critical reflections on the policy in relation to building world-class universities in China. It…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Mok, Ka Ho – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
China and Vietnam have experienced drastic social, economic and political changes, especially when these two socialist regimes have started economic reforms in the last few decades. In order to create more opportunities for higher education with limited national resources, both Chinese and Vietnamese governments have adopted strategies along the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Privatization, Governance