Posts By: Leasa Weimer

15 Nov 2017

Research digest for practitioners: November 2017

This month’s Journal of Studies in International Education addresses topics from China and Korea to Germany and the UK. Articles focus in on many different aspects of policy making, among other topics, from governmental elite-making higher education policies to how policies construct international students as a marginalised population. The main aim of the research digest… Read more »

31 Oct 2017

The interplay between national policies and internationalisation

In Europe, national level policies influence internationalisation efforts at the institutional level. Of course, the level of influence is different according to national context, but overall there is a relationship between European national policy frameworks and international higher education development. For example, immigration policies, funding instruments, regulatory frameworks and national strategic plans shape how internationalisation… Read more »

12 Oct 2017

How to make a compelling case for internationalisation

As nationalism continues to grow in Europe and higher education budgets decrease, there is no better time to think deeply about why internationalisation is not only important but essential for higher education institutions. During the 2017 EAIE Annual Conference in September, one session offered dedicated space and time for Senior International Officers (SIOs) to reflect… Read more »

21 Sep 2017

Research digest for practitioners: September 2017

It’s time for another Journal of Studies in International Education wrap-up. This issue addresses a range of topics from staff satisfaction and motivation in transnational education settings to an in-depth look at the results of an evaluation of a student mobility programme in South Korea, Japan, and China. The main aim of the research digest… Read more »

05 Sep 2017

A mosaic of cultures: 2017 Conference Conversation Starter

We are only a week out from the 29th Annual EAIE Conference in Seville. As you pack your bags for the 2017 conference, we want to give you a little food for thought before embarking on your trip. This year’s Conference Conversation Starter, a  slim volume addressing key issues impacting professionals in our field, takes us through… Read more »

26 Jul 2017

10 trends changing global higher education

In June 2017, the British Council released a report illuminating 10 trends in global higher education that impact the future of internationalisation. While the report is written from a UK perspective, the findings can be applied widely. As practitioners in the field, it’s important to keep our finger on the pulse as to what and… Read more »

01 Jun 2017

The future of technology in higher education

Technology continues to shape the internationalisation of higher education. Every year New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE releases the Horizon Report that focuses in on the future of technology in higher education. Many of the findings are relevant to the work we do as international educators. The 2017 report was based on discussions with 78 experts… Read more »

17 May 2017

Research digest for practitioners: May 2017

This month’s Journal of Studies in International Education addresses topics from Germany and Portugal to Iraq to Korea and Malaysia. Articles focus in on the subject of student mobility and address such topics as the push-pull factors of international students, discrimination of mobile students, perceived risks of studying abroad, national evolution of student mobility, and… Read more »