The theme of the European Association for International Education’s (EAIE) Winter Forum magazine is ‘Internationalisation for All: Distributed leadership in international education’. It includes a range of great articles exploring different aspects of inclusive internationalisation and the kind of leadership needed (at all levels) to realise this.
I contributed the opening article to the magazine, entitled ‘Fresh Perspectives and Inclusive Models’. It’s bas... View Page
When it comes to international higher education, we are very fond of putting things in boxes and framing them in terms of dichotomies.
International students vs. domestic students.
‘Sending’ countries vs. ‘receiving’ countries.
TNE students vs. ‘true’ international students.
Distance learning vs. ‘standard’ programmes.
Internationalisation ‘at home’ vs. internationalisation ‘abroad’.
This desire to categor... View Page
There have been some significant shifts in the global discourse about higher education internationalisation recently. The Western perspective that has tended to dominate, with its assumptions that internationalisation is ‘a good thing’, is being challenged. Is it positive for everyone? And have we been guilty of taking a narrow (and lopsided) view of what it’s all about?
I attended UUKi’s International Higher Education Forum (IHEF) in Nottingham on 14 Mar... View Page
The European Association for International Education (EAIE) annual conference took place in Seville from 12-15 September. For me (and many others), there was one key theme that ran through the conference: inclusivity.
The Strategy & Management Expert Community asked participants in their Feature Session on the Wednesday morning to give a one-word response to the question ‘what will be future trends in society and internationalisation in your opinion?’. A word cloud was generat... View Page