Innovations in Asian Higher Education

Innovations in Asian Higher Education

Author: Zhou Zhong

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000712940

Category: Education

Page: 100

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This Asian Higher Education Outlook (AHEO) series is produced in collaboration with the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), a network of 15 leading universities. This book focuses on education innovation in the world’s biggest higher education region. With contributions from every AUA university, the book articulates innovations in teaching innovation, reforms in doctoral education, and maturing forms of online and mobile education. The book reveals the growing role universities are playing in sustainable development, charts strategies for boosting universities’ social contributions, and reviews the futures being designed by these leading universities. The book offers case studies and authoritative insights from primary research, and reveals trends in policy and practice. It is a must-read for people working anywhere in the world with an interest in higher education.

Research, Development, and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Education

Research, Development, and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Education

Author: J. Hawkins

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137457097

Category: Education

Page: 266

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Research, Development, and Innovation in Asia Pacific Higher Education critically examines recent policies and practices adopted by governments and universities in Asia Pacific in promoting research and development, innovation, and entrepreneurial activities between the universities, industry and business. Critical reflections upon the changing relationship among these stakeholders are offered, with comparative perspectives and international insights into how universities in Asia Pacific have handled the growing pressure for top university rankings and keen competition in the knowledge-based economy.

Innovations in Knowledge and Learning for Competitive Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific

Innovations in Knowledge and Learning for Competitive Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific

Author: Jouko Sarvi

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9789292572631

Category: Education

Page: 28

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Higher education institutions in Asia and the Pacific, modeled on industrial age thinking that demands excellence in routinized capacities, lack the ability to innovate and create new knowledge enterprises. The transition to a knowledge economy is affecting the purpose, content, pedagogy, and methodologies of higher education. Nontraditional stakeholders such as professional bodies, industry experts, think tanks, research institutes, and field experts/practitioners are now involved not only in planning but in providing higher education services. The traditional model of "knowledge versus skills" is no longer relevant. Higher education programs must consider lived experiences, contextual knowledge, and indigenous knowledge.

China’s Soft Power and Higher Education in South Asia

China’s Soft Power and Higher Education in South Asia

Author: Romi Jain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000388817

Category: Education

Page: 176

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This empirical work illuminates how China uses the higher education mechanism in South Asia to advance its national interests and investigates the outcomes for China, including both challenges and opportunities. Using a soft power theoretical framework, this book employs the case study of Nepal, a South Asian country of profound geostrategic value for the two competing powers of China and India. Illustrating how higher education is the mechanism for achieving soft power goals, it draws on data analysis based on archival sources and interviews with China and South Asia experts, including academics and politico-bureaucratic elites, as well as interviews with Nepalese students and alumni. Importantly though, this book advances an innovative conceptual model of geointellect to trace the evolving dimensions of China’s global dominance in higher education, research, and innovation paradigm, especially in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative and ultimately reveals how foreign policy and higher education policy reinforce each other in the context of China. China’s Soft Power and Higher Education in South Asia provides an empirically rich resource for students and scholars of education, international relations, Asian studies, and China’s soft power.

A Turning Point for Chinese Higher Education

A Turning Point for Chinese Higher Education

Author: Hamish Coates

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000546408

Category: Education

Page: 156

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This book explores how a major Chinese university pivoted to hybrid online and campus education as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the implications of this ‘turning point’ for Chinese higher education, and also for higher education globally. It looks at how the prolonged disruption has impacted the design of future hybrid arrangements for university teaching. Presented in four parts, the book unpacks Tsinghua’s thoughtful yet swift strides into the new era of ‘global hybrid higher education.’ The book examines influential technology, education, policy, and global forces. It studies transformative leadership which guided change and construction of extensive and enabling technological infrastructure. Insights from evaluations of student and faculty experiences, interactions, and activities are accompanied by projections about emerging designs of global hybrid higher education. The research describes future steps for Tsinghua and global universities. Articulating Tsinghua’s standing in China and the world, and its contribution to technology and education, this unique research will be of profound interest to students and academics in higher education and education policy and practice, as well as policy experts and higher education leaders around the world.

Innovative Strategies in Higher Education for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia

Innovative Strategies in Higher Education for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9789292573072

Category: Education

Page: 96

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This publication is part of a series of six country reports on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Each report presents current arrangements and initiatives in the respective country's skills development strategies. These are complemented by critical analyses to determine key issues, challenges, and opportunities for innovative strategies toward global competitiveness, increased productivity, and inclusive growth. The emphasis is to make skills training more relevant, efficient, and responsive to emerging domestic and international labor markets. The reports were finalized in 2013 under the Australian AID-supported Phase 1 of Subproject 11 (Innovative Strategies for Accelerated Human Resource Development) of Regional Technical Assistance 6337 (Development Partnership Program for South Asia).

Innovations in Higher Education

Innovations in Higher Education

Author: Allan M. Hoffman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781442204485

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Rising costs and increasing global competition press institutions to do more with less. At the same time, deep budget cuts and a general social and political impatience have revived calls for reform in educational affordability, curriculum, and outcome measurement. Yet within this environment, a myriad of success stories are being forged among educational institutions, supporting industries, and educational consortia that are embracing innovative approaches to all aspects of the higher education system. This book spotlights those fresh approaches and aims to bring higher education professionals together, as part of a broad, national movement to motivate reflection and encourage similar dynamic efforts. The editors and expert contributors focus in particular on areas such as measures of academic quality, benchmarking, faculty development, retention, curriculum development, technology, and facilities. In each case, this book illustrates successful pilot programs and documents tools that have proven to maximize efficiencies crucial to the continued success of the entire higher learning community.

Innovative Strategies for Accelerated Human Resources Development in South Asia

Innovative Strategies for Accelerated Human Resources Development in South Asia

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9789292610357

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

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South Asia remains one of the fastest-growing regions in the world but concerns are rising that its workforce lacks the skills and education to drive its economy into the 21st century. Providing access to quality education and skills training is now a priority of policymakers in the region. But even though government spending on education has increased significantly in recent years, it has not resulted in effective education outcomes. This report is one in a series of four publications that examines how education and training systems in the region can be improved. In particular, it looks at the role that the private sector can play in improving standards through investments in education and training.

Innovations in Knowledge and Learning

Innovations in Knowledge and Learning

Author: Jouko Sarvi

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9789292579722

Category: Education

Page: 34

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To meet modern-day challenges of improving quality and relevance, responding to new knowledge, and strengthening teaching and learning, the postsecondary education space must revise system structures, content designs, and delivery strategies, i.e., engage in disruptive thinking. Governments need to implement effective regulatory processes to ensure quality and equitable access by all students. Education programs must be in sync with workplace needs and built around "knowledge clusters" rather than specialized fields. Diverse and multiple disruptions will become the norm.

Managing International Connectivity, Diversity of Learning and Changing Labour Markets

Managing International Connectivity, Diversity of Learning and Changing Labour Markets

Author: Ka Ho Mok

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811017360

Category: Education

Page: 261

View: 838

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.

Social Work Education and Practice: Scholarship and Innovations in the Asia Pacific

Social Work Education and Practice: Scholarship and Innovations in the Asia Pacific

Author: Nikku Bala Raju

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304779137

Category: Education

Page: 226

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Social work as a body of knowledge is and should be in a constant state of dynamism. No region, theory or model should claim exclusivity to the profession and new ideas viz-a-viz 'innovations' have to be viewed as adding to the richness of that body. In writing this book the authors aim to highlight how important it is, across the globe, to advance society via the classroom. The book's editors argue that one has only to summon the courage to challenge existing and dominant paradigms and models to begin to enhance the field of social work. This book shares a range of innovations that are taking place in schools of social work in universities in the Asia Pacific region. The book focuses on exemplifying innovation in social work and its associated scholarship.

The Rise of Quality Assurance in Asian Higher Education

The Rise of Quality Assurance in Asian Higher Education

Author: Mahsood Shah

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 9780081005590

Category: Education

Page: 252

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The Rise of Quality Assurance in Asian Higher Education provides information on the well researched quality assurance frameworks, processes, standards, and internal and external monitoring that have taken place around the globe. However, in Asia, where higher education has witnessed rapid growth, and is also contributing significantly to international education which is benefited by many developed countries, this data has not been readily available. In recent years, governments in Asia have made significant investment with an aim of creating education hubs to ensure that higher education is internationally competitive. This book examines the developments in higher education quality assurance in eleven Asian countries, providing systematic insights into national quality assurance arrangements and also examining the different approaches governments in Asia have implemented based on social and economic contexts. Includes chapters from eleven countries that examine quality assurance arrangements Explores untold case studies of countries, such as Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, India, and others Examines higher education context, quality assurance arrangements, effectiveness, challenges, and international quality assurance in Asia Offers contributions from leading scholars and practitioners who are working in higher education in Asia Provides engagement for research students