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HEP 29/3, September 2016: The latest edition of HEP brings together six papers on various themes.


  • Olivier Bégin-Caouette, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, Canada, Tanja Askvik, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway, and Bian Cui, nstitute of Higher Education, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, look at the interplays between welfare regimes typology and academic research systems in OECD countries;

  • Bruno Broucker and Kurt De Wit, KU Leuven, Belgium, look at the expected goals of the Bologna process in Flanders, and how they have been adapted;

  • Antonio Sanfilippo and Sofiane Abbar, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar, and Chase Dowling, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, USA, look at the impact of international graduate students on the enrolment of US students in advanced degree programmes;

  • Jeongeun Kim, Arizona State University, USA and Sergio Celis, Universidad de Chile, Chile, in their study, attempt to depict how institutions in Latin America, Asia and Oceania engage in internationalisation through business programmes;

  • Nerina Fernanda Sarthou, National University of Central Buenos Aires, Argentina, looks at 20 years of peer-evaluated, merit-pay programme, and why it is still in place;

  • Svein Michelsen and Ivar Bleiklie, University of Bergen, and Rachel Sweetman and Bjørn Stensaker, University of Oslo, all Norway look at how national policy-making contexts, reform traditions and broader reform agendas contribute to variations in contemporary interpretations and applications of Learning Outcomes;

  • This edition is completed by a book review by Izhar Oplatka of Tel Aviv University, who looks at Higher Education and the Palestinian Arab Minority in Israel by Khalid Arar and Kussai Haj-Yehia.

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