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Centre for Global Higher Education

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The role of higher education in generating ‘public’ and ‘common’ goods: a comparison of Sinic and Anglo-American political cultures

This paper compares Sinic and Anglo-American approaches to the role of higher education in generating public and common goods. It parallels the two higher education systems in the light of their political and educational cultures and their approaches to collectivism and individualism.
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University governance and academic work: the ‘business model’ and its impact on innovation and creativity

This publication is a transcript of the 2019 Burton R. Clark lecture on higher education that Professor Michael Shattock gave at the fourth annual conference of the Centre for Global Higher Education at the UCL Institute of Education in London on 3 April 2019.
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Globalisation, localisation and glocalisation of university-business research cooperation: general patterns and trends in the UK university system

This exploratory study presents a new systematic way of looking at ‘university-business interactions’ in the UK university system.
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Transforming university teaching

There are fierce debates about the purpose and quality of university teaching in the UK and internationally. This keynote examines the two senses of transforming university teaching: how university teaching can be transformational for students and how we might need to transform it for this...
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Inward international students in China and their contributions to global common goods

This working paper explores the perceptions of people who are directly involved in international education in China (including government officials, university leaders and academics, as well as international students with different cultural backgrounds) and analyses their relevance to national policies.