Internationalisation - Gulf Education Conferences

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Internationalisation
Opportunities for achieving excellence
Gulf Education 2014
Professor Martin Henson
Khozama Academic Consulting
www.khozama.co.uk
[email protected]
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Pankaj Ghemwat …
… of the ISIE Business School in Spain
noted in his book World 3.0 that, in the US:
- 3% of the workforce is international
- 1% of companies have foreign presence
- 20% of internet traffic crosses national
boundaries
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Universities …
- 30% of the workforce is international
- Most have foreign activities
- < 100% of internet traffic crosses the
national boundary
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The context
“Universities are not so much trailing
in the wake of broader globalization
as leading it from the front.”
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The context
“In Higher Education the meaning of
globalization is that it is an
imperative for internationalization –
there is no alternative.”
A Workshop participant “Internationalizing Arab Universities”,
Amman, Jordan, February 2004.
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Global versus International
Once the externalities of globalization
reach a certain level, the internal
pressures pushing us towards
internationalization become an
imperative.
The boundary between external and
internal collapse and the notions
collide.
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Threats of Globalization
Competition, social costs, financial
costs, imbalance between north versus
south or developed versus developing
HE sectors, language, lack of qualified
staff, cultural disturbance, global job
markets, religion and social values, lack
of security, ethics, politics, …
Workshop “Internationalizing Arab Universities”, Amman, Jordan.
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A first Cut …
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Internationalisation at Home
Internationalisation Abroad
‘Developing Institutional Internationalisation Policies and Strategies’ Robin Middlehurst, 2010
‘Higher Education in Turmoil: the changing world of internationalisation’, Jane Knight 2008
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Internationalisation at Home
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Curriculum and academic programmes
Research and Scholarly Activity
Teaching and learning process
Service and extra-curricula activities
‘Developing Institutional Internationalisation Policies and Strategies’ Robin Middlehurst, 2010
‘Higher Education in Turmoil: the changing world of internationalisation’, Jane Knight 2008
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Internationalisation Abroad
- Movement of people
- International Projects
- Mobility of Programmes
- Mobility of Providers
‘Developing Institutional Internationalisation Policies and Strategies’, Robin Middlehurst, 2010
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Factors to Consider
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Fit for purpose
Institutional Profiles
National and Regional Context
Engagement and Prioritisation
Organisation, Delivery and Promotion
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Factors to Consider
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Governance/Management structures
Management and leadership capacity
Available Resources
National policies
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Factors to Consider
Prioritization:
- Essential
- Good to have
- Advanced
- Optional
- Stepping stone
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Horizon Scanning
- Where will we be in five, ten, twenty
years time?
- What are the key disrupting issues
facing Higher Education nationally,
regionally, internationally?
- How do these affect our choices in
setting out an International Agenda?
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Thank You!
Professor Martin Henson
Khozama Academic Consulting
www.khozama.co.uk
[email protected]
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