Higher Education in a Globalising Context

Higher Education in a Globalising Context Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning - Universities and Lifelong Learning Series

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Synopsis

This book focuses on current policy discourse in Higher Education, with special reference to Europe. It discusses globalisation, Lifelong Learning, the EU's Higher Education discourse, this discourse's regional ramifications and alternative practices in Higher Education from both the minority and majority worlds with their different learning traditions and epistemologies. It argues that these alternative practices could well provide the germs for the shape of a public good oriented Higher Education for the future. It theoretically expounds on important elements to consider when engaging Higher Education and communities, discussing the nature of the term 'community' itself. Special reference is accorded to the difference that lies at the core of these ever-changing communities. It then provides an analysis of an 'on the ground project' in University community engagement, before suggesting signposts for further action at the level of policy and provision.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526140920
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 378.4
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 404g
Height: 162mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 19mm