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The impact of the world financial-economic crisis on the structure of higher education systems

How will be the impact of the world financial-economic crisis on the structure of higher education systems? How is it possible to modernise the structure of higher education systems and develop a new model of higher education systems? Following this area of research, our paper will be characterized by the following points: improving the quality and relevance of higher education systems; improving governance and financial funding; the landscape of universities and the international e-learning dimension of higher education systems; how modernise the structure of higher education systems; the impact of the world financial-economic crisis on the structure of higher education systems; universities and new challenges in financial-economic resources; modernising universities and new technological-scientific innovation; changes and reforms to develop a new model of higher education systems.

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Funding crisis in higher education institutions: rationale for change

An important priority of public policy is to ensure that higher education institutions contribute to economic growth and social progress as a whole, especially in the context of today´s globalised markets and knowledge economy. It is crucial for any nation to have a good education system and strategic planning to improve learning outcomes, access to facilities, and efficient use of resources. This paper explained the rationale for change in funding higher education with comparison made based on previous literature in developed and developing countries.

Article first published in Asian Economic and Financial Review, V. 2, n. 4, pp. 562-576. Reprinted with permission.

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Management and Panchtantra: a door ahead to wisdom in corporate world

When we think of innovation and creativity in India the first thought coming into our mind is the giant software Industry which through its cutting edge technology has created an aura in the global market.
But there is more which Indian legacy has in store, for the corporate world. India is having a rich heritage filled with fables and epics. In the today´s competitive world where uniqueness is the cue it becomes very important to understand the learning´s of this rich heritage and implement them in day to day functioning.

Received: 29 April 2011
Revised: 20 May 2011

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Online learning: new models for leadership and organization in higher education

Online learning is now reaching the core, helping to transform higher education and moving beyond isolated efforts to pervasive influence and change. The dichotomy of distance learning vs. campus-based education has broken down, and forward-looking senior administrators have embraced new approaches to education that contain the elements of successful online education while cultivating the community-building and branding of site-based education, particularly to promote enriched faculty and program development. Rather than being isolated in a distance learning task force or continuing education program, the conversations about online learning now occur – or need to occur – at the executive level and throughout other levels and structures.

Article originally appeared in: “Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks”, V. 10(2006), n. 2. Reprinted with permission.

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