The Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and Peripheries by Pavel ZgagaThe Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and Peripheries by Pavel Zgaga

The Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and…

EditorPavel Zgaga, Ulrich Teichler, John Brennan

Hardcover | January 25, 2016

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The last decade has marked European higher education with particular dynamics. Today, after a decade of «connected» policy, national systems look much more convergent but new questions and dilemmas are emerging: about the nature and quality of higher education, about the real impact of recent reforms in different countries, and about higher education's future. The book examines the impact of Europe-wide and global developments on national higher education systems. The authors try in particular to place upfront issues of convergence and diversity, of equity and of the relationship between centres and peripheries in higher education. The book is an outcome of research collaboration between six institutes which developed a EuroHESC research proposal on the consequences of expanded and differentiated higher education systems.
Pavel Zgaga is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Education Policy at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia where he also directs the Centre for Education Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2001. Ulrich Teichler is Emeritus Professor at the University of Kassel (Germany), where he served as director of the International Centre for Highe...
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Title:The Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.24 × 6.3 × 1.13 inPublished:January 25, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Pavel Zgaga/Ulrich Teichler/John Brennan: Challenges for European Higher Education: «Global» and «National», «Europe» and «sub-Europes» – Janja Komljenovic/Klemen Miklavic: Imagining Higher Education in the European Knowledge Economy: Discourse and Ideas in Communications of the EU – Ulrich Teichler: The Event of International Mobility in the Course of Study - The European Policy Objective – Ellen Hazelkorn/Martin Ryan: The Impact of University Rankings on Higher Education Policy in Europe: A Challenge to Perceived Wisdom and a Stimulus for Change – Elsa Hackl: Diversification in Austrian Higher Education: A Result of European or National Policies? – Manja Klemencic: The Effects of Europeanisation on Institutional Diversification in the Western Balkans – Voldemar Tomusk: The Monolithic Un-intentionality of Higher Education Policies: On the Continuing Importance of Karl Marx, Joseph Stalin and the Minor Classics Less Known – Susan L. Robertson: «Hullabaloo in the Groves of Academe»: The Politics of «Instituting» a Market in English Higher Education – John Brennan: Higher Education Differentiation and the Myth of Meritocracy: The Case of the UK – Leon Cremonini: The Recognition of Prior Learning and Dutch Higher Education - At cross-purposes? – Marek Kwiek: From System Expansion to System Contraction. Access to Higher Education in Poland – Martina Vukasovic/Mari Elken: Higher Education Policy Dynamics in a Multi-level Governance Context: A Comparative Study of Four Post-communist Countries – Jana Bacevic: What Kind of University for What Kind of Society? Nation-States, Post-National Constellations, and Higher Education in the Post-Yugoslav Space – Tatjana Sekulic: The Bosnian Puzzle of Higher Education in the Perspective of the Bologna Process – Danijela Dolenec/Karin Doolan: Reclaiming the Role of Higher Education in Croatia: Dominant and Oppositional Framings – Pavel Zgaga: Reconsidering Higher Education Reforms in the Western Balkans: «Policy Colonies» or «Policy Autarchies»?