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Globalisation and Tertiary Education in the Asia-pacific: by Christopher Findlay, William G Tierney

By Christopher Findlay, William G Tierney

The quick improvement and adoption of know-how besides open economies has created an built-in international economic system. The globalisation procedure has introduced with it major alterations in all parts of lifestyles, together with tertiary schooling. This booklet outlines the positive aspects of the hot wave of globalisation and attracts out particular traits and demanding situations linked to this new wave for universities and coverage makers.

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China, India and Korea are the major sources of international students in both the US and Australia. The percentage of students from China and India enrolling in higher education is low as their income levels are low (see Table 9). As a result, even though the absolute number of students going abroad in both countries is very high, the relative number of students going abroad (the number of students going abroad per 10,000 people) is relatively low. This means that their potentiality in the future education market will be enormous as their income levels increase.

Academic partnerships represent the largest share of these activities. E-learning and franchising are small but rapidly growing activities (OECD, 2004). For example, in Korea, 14 universities were operating dual-degree programs, and four universities were operating joint-degree programs as of 2006. (MOEHRD and KEDI, 2006). Another example of a joint program is the establishment of the Logistics Institute — Asia–Pacific by the National University of Singapore and Georgia Institute of Technology to conduct research and provide education.

Table 2 lists barriers to the export of education services. A key policy question is whether these are subject to GATS disciplines. qxd 50 4/3/2010 10:41 AM Page 50 P. Dee GATS guidelines again provide some guidance (WTO, 2001). They note first that there is no obligation under the GATS for a member to take measures outside its territorial jurisdiction. They also note that whatever the mode of supply, obligations and commitments under the agreement relate directly to the treatment of services and services suppliers.

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