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n Educare - The globalisation debate and implications for higher education

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Abstract

Globalisation has become the buzz word of the new millennium. It is frequently presented as an inevitable economic process which is beneficial for most with little interrogation of the construct. However, globalisation is a highly contested concept with not only economic but farreaching social and cultural dimensions as well. This article outlines the debate surrounding globalisation and its possible effect in domains such as the economy, the political domain, communication and cultural forms, issues of equality and the world order. Furthermore the implications of globalisation as a driver of change in education are discussed with reference to higher education. Globalisation has been linked to the performative role of higher education, new modes of knowledge production to suit a global economy and the impact of information technologies on learning and research. Finally conclusions are drawn about the current and future demand for higher education worldwide.

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2001-01-01
2016-12-06
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