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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: higher, education, regional, development, issue, policy, management, volume
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2008-07-28
ISBN-10: 9264043209
ISBN-13: 9789264043206

The journal of OECD's Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education.  This special issue concentrates on higher education and regional development and includes articles on engagement of universities in regional development, innovation and regional development, and case studies from the US, Lapland, North East England, Australia,  and Finland.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: development, higher, city, regional, education, brazil, state, paran
Number of Pages: 193
Published: 2011-08-24
ISBN-10: 9264089020
ISBN-13: 9789264089020

Paraná is one of the most prosperous states in Brazil and has invested in higher education, science and technology, and public-private partnerships. Its higher education scene is dominated by federal and state universities, but the private sector enrolls a much higher number of students, particularly from low socio-economic backgrounds. Faced with growing global competition, how can Paraná build its capacity as an internationally attractive place to live, work, invest and study? How can it promote business formation and develop its existing industry and small and medium-sized enterprises? Ho

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: bo, del, chile, regin, urbano, superior, desarrollo, regional, educacin
Number of Pages: 177
Published: 2011-07-07
ISBN-10: 9264075909
ISBN-13: 9789264075900

The Bío Bío Region has pioneered regional development in Chile. It has a high concentration of higher education and research activity. Its universities and other higher education institutions have made significant progress in widening access to education. But challenges remain: the Bío Bío Region continues to suffer from brain drain as well as higher than average unemployment and poverty rates. How can the Bío Bío Region promote new business formation and the development of the existing small and medium-sized companies? What incentives are needed to improve higher education institutions'

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: development, higher, city, regional, education, colombia, antioquia
Number of Pages: 237
Published: 2012-07-19
ISBN-10: 926417902X
ISBN-13: 9789264179028

Antioquia is one of Colombia’s economic engines, but suffers from low skills, poverty, inequity and poor labour market outcomes. How can Antioquia create a more inclusive labour market and education system? How can it improve the quality and relevance of education? How can it turn the potential of its universities into a more active asset for economic and social development? This publication explores a range of helpful policy measures and institutional reforms to mobilise higher education for regional development. It is part of the series of the OECD reviews of Higher Education in Regional a

Author: The World Bank
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, reviews, policies, national, egypt, higher
Number of Pages: 308
Published: 2010-04-08
ISBN-10: 9264084347
ISBN-13: 9789264084346

In recent years, the Government of Egypt has driven major reforms for modernising the country. However, Egypt’s higher education system has remained largely unchanged and without fundamental reform of the sector the country will face difficulties in improving its competitiveness. This independent review of Egypt’s higher education system focuses on areas in need of attention by policy makers and stakeholders, including system steering and institutional governance; student access to higher education; educational quality and effectiveness; research, development and innovation; and finance.

Author: Pundy Pillay
Publisher: African Minds
Keywords: southern, africa, east, financing, education, higher
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2010-07-12
ISBN-10: 1920355332
ISBN-13: 9781920355333

This nine-country study of higher education financing in Africa includes three East African states (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda), five countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa), and an Indian Ocean island state (Mauritius). Higher Education Financing in East and Southern Africa explores trends in financing policies, paying particular attention to the nature and extent of public sector funding of higher education, the growth of private financing (including both household financing and the growth of private higher education institutions) and the changi

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: locally, engaged, competitive, globally, education, regions, higher
Number of Pages: 243
Published: 2007-09-20
ISBN-10: 9264034145
ISBN-13: 9789264034143

This publication explores a range of helpful policy measures and institutional reforms. Drawing from an extensive review of 14 regions across 12 countries as well as OECD territorial reviews, it considers the regional engagement of higher education regarding teaching, research and service to the community. It offers answers to the following questions: What is higher education's regional engagement all about? What are its drivers and barriers? What does regional engagement mean for the governance and management of higher education institutions, for regions and for nations? And how does regional
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