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Higher Education Reform: Looking Back – Looking Forward

Second Revised Edition


Edited By Pavel Zgaga, Ulrich Teichler, Hans G. Schuetze and Andrä Wolter

The central focus of this book is the concept of higher education reform in the light of an international and global comparative perspective. After decades of far-reaching reform, higher education around the world has profoundly changed and now has to face the challenges of the present. This volume takes a close look at these changes, the drivers of change, their effects and possible future scenarios. In their contributions the authors discuss a variety of basic concepts: learning and teaching in higher education; financing and quality assurance; governance change; massification vs. equity and equality; internationalization and mobility, the implementation of lifelong structures in higher education.
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Forword to the second edition


The publisher’s message that the first edition of this monograph was favorably received in public and that it was sold out was certainly welcome news for editors and authors of chapters. We gladly accepted the invitation to prepare a new revised edition. Higher education reforms are a dynamic phenomenon and, therefore, updates were provided for almost all chapters regarding both substance and references. The last chapter (McClure) was written practically anew. In addition, the contributors’ CVs were updated, and a few remaining typos were corrected.

The Index has been checked and updated by Nika Šušterič, early stage researcher from University of Ljubljana.

We hope that this new edition will also be of interest to the readers.

July 2018


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