Internationalization of Higher Education: Preparation, Policy, Implementation and Recognition
Ahmad Saat, (2007) Internationalization of Higher Education: Preparation, Policy, Implementation and Recognition. In: INCUE07, 4 Dec 2007, Shah Alam. (Unpublished)
Universiti Teknologi MARA, International Education Centre
Globalization and democratization of education leads to the idea of internationalization of higher education, especially in developing countries. This paper describes briefly what is meant by internationalization of higher education and the rationales behind implementation of the idea. Players involve in the process are also identified, with the main focus is on the key roles of the institutional leaders. Barriers that may retard the process are also listed for the players to be aware of, and plan effectively. The paper also describes strategies for internationalization within the policies stated by the government. The strategies include steps that may be taken by individual institution to be recognized as international education provider. Finally the general Malaysian scenario with regard to international higher education is briefly described.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Other)|
|Keywords:||International education, barriers, strategies, key players|
|Subjects:||A General Works|
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