Quality and Recognition in Higher Education

The Cross-border Challenge

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With rapid growth in cross-border education and developments such as e-learning, for-profit providers, and remote campuses challenging accreditation frameworks, this book examines the situation in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan with a view towards working with UNESCO on a set of guidelines on quality provision in cross-border higher education.

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Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

The internationalisation of higher education systems increases the possibilities for improving the skills of individual students and the quality of national higher education systems. Cross-border education activities through student, programme or institution/provider mobility have therefore grown considerably over the last decades as a result of national and international policies encouraging such activities and high student demand for study abroad. At the same time, the increase in cross-border student, researcher and professional mobility has put the issue of mutual recognition of academic and professional qualifications high on the international agenda. While student mobility remains the typical form of cross-border higher ...


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