The internationalisation of business and management education can be seen as a response to the globalisation of educational markets worldwide. Just like operatives in other industries touched by globalisation, management education providers have adopted different strategies in their search for progress and legitimacy. There is no doubt that business and management schools have shared elements of practice but, fundamentally, business education remains a theatre for strategic choice.
Planning and executing admissions processes for international applicants, with the aim of attracting the best possible students, is an ongoing process. One important part of this work is making sure that the documentation you receive for evaluation is trustworthy and comparable with your own academic system. Experience has shown many evaluators that this is not always possible when using uniform rules with international applicants.
Has it ever happened to you that you feel you do not speak the same language as other people at your university? Have you ever come back from a conference or an international meeting with loads of new ideas to implement at your own institution and you are met with, at most, cold indifference or plain disbelief? Learn about an innovative approach to cooperation among international offices from The Green Cockatoo, winner of the 2014 Bo Gregersen Award for Best Practice. Continue Reading »
It’s difficult to identify a universal model of comprehensive internationalisation that would be relevant and effective in such a broad arena as the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) where, from one country to the next and sometimes within the same country, opportunities and obstacles that Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) face can vary tremendously. Read on to find out what Coventry University, winner of the 2014 Insitutional Award for Innovation in Internationalisation has to say about this. Continue Reading »
In this blog post, Elspeth Jones, winner of the 2014 Tony Adams Award for Excellence in Research, shares her thoughts on research and why it’s important for every international higher education professional, regardless of their role. Read about her ‘research journey’ and get tips for directly applying your own informal and personal learning. Continue Reading »
This is the first blog in a series of posts highlighting some of the 2014 EAIE Award winners, all of whom were recently honoured at the 26th Annual EAIE Conference in Prague for their outstanding achievements. Find out what John K. Hudzik, winner of the Transatlantic Leadership award, has to say about the future of internationalisation. Continue Reading »
The EAIE has stepped into a new era of leadership, with Laura Howard of the University of Cadiz – UCA, Spain, having officially taken on her new role as EAIE President at the Closing Plenary of the 26th Annual EAIE Conference in Prague. Find out more about Laura in this blog interview, including her vision of how the EAIE will evolve in the coming years and other little known facts about herself that she’s shared with us. Continue Reading »
Sebastian Terry, the brains (and brawn) behind the ‘100 Things’ campaign, a global movement of people chasing their dreams and helping others to do the same, flew from his native Australia into Prague to deliver a rousing keynote speech (barefoot!) at the Closing Plenary of the 2014 EAIE Conference. If you missed it, here’s an insight into the campaign and the man behind it all.
It is official: Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. There will be no independent Scotland for the foreseeable future. Yesterday’s referendum saw 55% of the voters choose ‘No’. A blow for Scottish Independence; a triumph for the ‘United’ Kingdom; an opportunity for the Scottish Parliament to capitalise on the power promises made by Westminster and take greater control of the nation. But how will this historical outcome affect international education?