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Surveying the Construction of Global Knowledge/Spaces for the ‘Knowledge Economy’

March 22, 2012 - 11:12pm
We're moving into the start of 'prime-time season' for watchers of development and change related to the Bologna Process (which is fueling the establishment of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)), and its cousin, the European Research Area (ERA).  This is because the 2012 Bucharest Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Bucharest, Romania, on 12-13 April, is the setting for two key gathering that stir up analyses.
March 15, 2012 - 2:08am
The 2012 Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings were released at 00.01 today by Times Higher Education via its website. It was intensely promoted via Twitter by the 'Energizer Bunny' of rankings, Phil Baty, and will be circulated in hard copy format to the weekly magazine’s subscribers.
March 11, 2012 - 4:52pm
During the past decade higher education's interest in internationalization has intensified, and the concept of civic education or engagement has broadened from a national focus to a more global one, thus expanding the concept that civic responsibility extends beyond national borders.
February 27, 2012 - 10:14pm
The unruly process of ‘innovation’ has long stumped analysts and advocates.
February 20, 2012 - 9:18pm
Today's entry is a timely one given debates about the enhanced importance of assessing learning outcomes at a range of scales (from the intra-departmental right up to the global scale).
December 24, 2011 - 8:20am
It is hard to believe Bahrain sought to become a global education hub as recently as 2006 & 2007.
December 1, 2011 - 9:25pm
Great expectations UK-style: foreign students = export earnings (in an era of austerity)
November 26, 2011 - 3:32am
Tertiary Education: A Global Report (by the World Bank's Education Advisory Service)
November 2, 2011 - 8:38am
Two graphics (both released in the last two days) capture broad-based aspects of the fiscal squeeze confronting public higher education in the United States.
October 24, 2011 - 9:08am
‘Flexibility’ is genuinely slippery concept, one that provides some sense of coherence with vagueness. It is also a concept that is a resource to be used in the pursuit of power. I’m most familiar with the concept of flexibility in relationship to the changing nature of production systems. There has been a long debate in Economic Geography, for example, about phenomena like ‘flexible specialization’ and ‘flexible accumulation’. These interrelated concepts have helped scholars and industry analysts make sense of how production systems are evolving to cope with increasingly levels of competitive pressure, the emergence of global value chains, new forms of territorial development, and so on.

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