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Going Global: The Landscape for Policy Makers and Practitioners in Tertiary Education


Going Global: The Landscape for Policy Makers and Practitioners in Tertiary Education.

Authors:

Mary Stiasny, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
Tim Gore OBE, University of London International Programmes

Synopsis:

Going Global: The Landscape for Policy Makers and Practitioners in Tertiary Education provides an analysis of the current international higher education landscape, touching on the important trends in international higher education and how it can meet the 'challenges' arising from today's economic and political climate. Of particular focus is the importance of developing global citizens and the role of education in addressing this agenda, different models and drivers for global partnerships, the changing nature of international student mobility, and issues surrounding policy and leadership. For those interested in international education, "Going Global: The Landscape for Policy Makers and Practitioners in Tertiary Education" offers an insight into the Going Global conference and details some of its highlights. This book is recommended as essential reading for anyone involved in the further or higher education sector, government, a corporation, a representative body, an NGO, a development assistance organisation or the media.

"I am delighted to introduce ‘Going Global: Reflections on the landscape for policy makers and practitioners in tertiary education’. The publication brings together a number of experts in the field of tertiary education, each with their own unique perspectives and experiences of international education… a publication of genuine value and interest to the international education community."  Pat Killingley, Director of Higher Education, British Council

Topics covered:

  • Internationalisation issues
  • Student perspectives
  • Internationalisation through collaboration
  • Regional policy

Additional Information:

About the GOING GLOBAL conference: Going Global is a series of international educational conferences hosted by the British Council. It offers an open forum for policy makers and practitioners from around the world to discuss issues facing the international education community. Since its inception in 2004, Going Global has grown from a bi-annual event in the UK to an annual event that alternates between the UK and a different international location. Each year it attracts over 1000 delegates from across the further and higher education sectors and a variety of other industries with perspectives on international education. For information on Going global 2012, please go to: http://ihe.britishcouncil.org/going-global


Book Information

ISBN Print: 9780857247834
Publication Date: 23 February 2012
Price: GBP £29.95, Euro €34.95, USD $49.95
Format print: Paperback
Imprint: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Page count: 230
Dimensions: 190 x 234
Primary BIC code: JN
Audience: Professional & Vocational

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