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O'Connor, Pat – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Global scholarship has documented gender discrepancies in power in higher education institutions (HEIs) for several decades. That research is now supported by wider gender equality movements such as those concerned with unequal pay and sexual harassment. Underlying these is the under-representation of women in senior management and full…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Higher Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Morley, Louise; Leyton, Daniel; Hada, Yumiko – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Internationalisation is a polyvalent policy discourse, saturated in conceptual and ideological ambiguity. It is an assemblage of commodification, exploitation and opportunity and is a container for multiple aspirations, anxieties, and affordances. It combines modernisation, detraditionalisation, and expansiveness, with knowledge capitalism,…
Descriptors: International Education, Universities, College Faculty, Educational Policy
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Kim, Terri; Ng, Wilson – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
This article critically interrogates East Asian academics' positional identities in UK universities, internationalisation and diversification against the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) framework. Contemporary UK policy promoting racial equality and diversity is often over-generalised, while the critical race…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Critical Theory, Race
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Söderlind, Johan; Geschwind, Lars – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Based on data from interviews conducted with 14 academic managers at two Swedish universities, this article investigates the consequences of the increasing prevalence of performance measurement in the higher education sector. The study contributes to the discussion of how performance measurement impacts academic work, focusing specifically on its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Administrator Attitudes, Incidence
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Denisova-Schmidt, Elena; Prytula, Yaroslav; Rumyantseva, Nataliya L. – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Actions underpinned by the lack of academic integrity are increasingly impacting academic processes within the higher education sector around the world. Bribery, plagiarism and other forms of deception that enable students to obtain undeserved grades or degree certificates undermine the purpose and mission of higher education. By drawing on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cheating, Plagiarism
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Hinfelaar, Maria; Hildreth, Paul – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to address how universities contribute through a helix model of partnership to regional development in a peripheral but functionally connected area which finds itself outside major conurbations. In doing so, it shows how local universities may collaborate with each other and with other institutional actors, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Role, Geographic Regions
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Dong, Xilu; Maassen, Peter; Stensaker, Bjørn – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Balancing excellence and diversity effectively in the higher education sector is one of the most challenging tasks for national governments. While a number of countries around the world have initiated university excellence schemes, it is more difficult to identify policy initiatives that also take into account how institutional diversity is to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Diversity (Institutional)
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Unangst, Lisa – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
The refugee influx in the European context has challenged national systems and individual higher education institutions to develop and iterate solutions for prospective and, increasingly, enrolled university students. In the German setting, enormous federal investment has supported a robust response, though one which in several aspects lacks…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, College Students
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Seetanah, Boopendra; Teeroovengadum, Viraiyan – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
This study investigates the impact of higher education on economic growth and is based on a sample of 18 African economies over the time period 1980-2015. The research makes use of a Panel Vector Autoregression (PVAR) framework to account for potential dynamic and endogenous relationship in modelling of the tertiary education-growth nexus. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Economic Development, Economic Impact
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Molla, Tebeje; Cuthbert, Denise – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
The demands of Industry 4.0 (the Fourth Industrial Revolution) for a future-ready skilled workforce have placed significant political pressure on PhD programs to deliver different sorts of graduates. The paper documents the prevalent 'skills gap' narrative of global policy actors and, and using a multi-scalar policy lens, examines global and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Graduate Study
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Tight, Malcolm – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2018
The scholarship of teaching and learning has become an increasingly popular theme for discussion, research and practice in higher education over the last three decades. In essence, this idea recognizes the importance of taking a critical and research-based approach to teaching and learning, and, in doing so, attempts to elevate the status of the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Higher Education
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Pizarro Milian, Roger – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2018
Differentiation has gained widespread acceptance across the Ontario policy community as a mechanism that can improve the overall quality of the PSE system. Though much has been said locally about the supposed benefits of differentiation, including its ability to reduce programme duplication and boost institutional efficiency, little attention has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Organizational Theories, Universities
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Hazelkorn, Ellen – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2018
Higher education (HE) is a global enterprise. Its success (or failure) is integral to and a powerful indicator of the knowledge-producing and talent-attracting capacity of nations. But, the landscape in which HE operates today has become extremely complex; there are many more demands and many constituencies, each with an impact on and a voice in…
Descriptors: Reputation, Higher Education, Accountability, Government School Relationship
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Gearon, Liam – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2018
Against a backdrop of acute global terrorist actions and international counter-terrorist initiatives, and newly marked involvement of UK universities in counter-terrorism with the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, this article reviews a wide multidisciplinary literature to provide a structural analysis of terrorism and counter-terrorism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Terrorism, Prevention, Universities
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Dollinger, Mollie; Coates, Hamish; Bexley, Emmaline; Croucher, Gwilym; Naylor, Ryan – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2018
Growing interest in university-industry collaboration (UIC) calls for a need to develop frameworks and compare overseas models to better understand how successful UIC occurs. This article provides a framework for analyzing UIC across three dimensions: environmental, technical, and managerial. It further breaks down these dimensions to suggest key…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Property, Comparative Education
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