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Vocational Education and Training for Human Development

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

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Simon McGrath

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

Vocational education and training (VET) almost slipped off the development agenda after 2000. Excluded from the Millennium Development Goals and margi    Read more...
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The Impact of Higher Education on Development

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Tristan McCowan

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

Describing the university as an ‘ivory tower’ has become something of a cliché. The idea that the university is, or is in danger of becoming, isolated    Read more...
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Economic Globalisation, Skill Formation and Development

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

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Hugh Lauder

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

In this chapter, we review the dominant approach to education and economic development as represented by human capital theory. We find it to be wholly    Read more...
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Universities as a Public Good

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Melanie Walker

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

At a recent debate among South African universities (Monday Paper, 17 March 2014, University of Cape Town) on the role of universities in social trans    Read more...
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Meaning, Rationales and Tensions in the Internationalisation of Higher Education

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

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Jane Knight

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

The international dimension of higher education has been active for centuries through academic cooperation among universities and the mobility of scho    Read more...
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Trends, Issues and Challenges in Internationalisation of Higher Education

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Hans de Wit

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

The international dimension in higher education is moving from margin to centre and assumes a more comprehensive rather than fragmented approach. This    Read more...
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Transnational Flows of Students

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Qing Gu

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

Student mobility is not a new phenomenon. Historical accounts of scholar exchanges and intercultural education can be traced back to 272 bc (Ward, Boc    Read more...
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The History and Future of International Cooperation in Education

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Kenneth King

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

The history of aid or cooperation is inseparably intertwined with the offer of ‘development’ and its relations with education, skills, technical assis    Read more...
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Education for Sustainable Development

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Terra Sprague

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

This Handbook takes shape during a period of significant change in the field of international education and development. Indeed, one of the purposes o    Read more...
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Lessons from 25 Years of Education for All

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Authored by
Pauline Rose

Print publication date: August 2015
Online publication date: July 2015

Much has been achieved since Education for All (EFA) goals were set in Dakar, Senegal, in the year 2000. More children are in school than ever before,    Read more...
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