Ludovic Highman, ‘The European Union’s Modernisation Agenda for Higher Education and the Case of Ireland’

Posted in Governance and administration on January 4th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“The book sets out to offer a national perspective on the complex changes occurring in European higher education systems. The Lisbon European Council (2000) set an ambitious target for the Union to become ‘the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world’ with important ramifications for higher education systems and institutions, because of the key role they play in driving innovation and producing knowledge. How this objective at the European Union (EU) level has been understood and implemented at Member State level will be the focus of this book …” (more)

Ludovic Highman, The European Union’s Modernisation Agenda for Higher Education and the Case of Ireland, 274pp, Peter Lang, 20 December 2017, ISBN-10: 2807606148.

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Inverse ageism in higher education

Posted in Governance and administration on June 11th, 2014 by steve

“I was tempted to title this post ‘Jackie Lavin ate my hamster’ – it would have ensured a lot of hits – but that particular furore is for another day when the dust has settled. Anyway, having just read the EU report of the High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education, it struck me how inversely ageist the modern education system remains …” (more)

[educationandstuff, 11 June]

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