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Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance

Managing International Connectivity, Diversity of Learning and Changing Labour Markets

East Asian Perspectives

Editors: Mok, Ka Ho (Ed.)

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  • Examines how major Asian cities have enhanced their global competitiveness by transforming higher education systems to equip students with global competence
  • Compares how governments are responding to the challenges of international connectivity, and how they are managing the diversity of populations in a globalized world
  • Discusses the policy implications and complexities for university governance in light of the privatization and massification that higher education is currently experiencing in Asia
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This book examines how major Asian cities have enhanced their global competitiveness by transforming their higher education systems to equip their graduates with global competence. It primarily focuses on policy implications and urban governance, especially comparing how governments are responding to the growing challenges of international connectivity and are managing the diversity of populations resulting from an increasingly globalized world.

About the authors

Professor Ka Ho Mok is the Vice President and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Professor Mok has researched and published extensively in the fields of comparative education policy and governance, with particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He is also a core partner and researcher at the Centre for Global Higher Education, UCL Institute of Education, the world’s largest centre for international and global higher education research.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Promoting International Connectivity and Seeking Global Competitiveness: Issues and Challenges

    Pages 1-21

    Mok, Ka Ho

  • Widely Recognized Problems, Controversial Solutions: Issues and Strategies for Higher Education Development in East and Southeast Asia

    Pages 25-46

    Chapman, David (et al.)

  • Internationalization and Transnationalization of Higher Education: A Review of the Asia Pacific Region

    Pages 47-72

    Mok, Ka Ho (et al.)

  • Qualification Recognition of Joint Degrees in Europe and Asia in the Era of Massification

    Pages 73-88

    Hou, Angela Yung-chi

  • Higher Education Activities in World Cities: A Spatial Study of Global Leadership and Connectivity

    Pages 91-104

    Chow, Alice S. Y. (et al.)

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Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1734-6
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Softcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9434-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing International Connectivity, Diversity of Learning and Changing Labour Markets
Book Subtitle
East Asian Perspectives
Editors
  • Ka Ho Mok
Series Title
Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-1736-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-1736-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-1734-6
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9434-7
Series ISSN
2365-6352
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 261
Number of Illustrations
45 b/w illustrations
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