Higher education in Asia: expanding out, expanding up: the rise of graduate education and university research

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Author: Chapman, David W.; Chien, Chiao-Ling


As demand for tertiary education continues to rise across Asia, countries are expanding their higher education systems outwards by constructing new universities, hiring more faculty and encouraging private provision. Many of these systems are also moving upwards by introducing new graduate programs to ensure that there are enough qualified professors and researchers for the future. Based on data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and a diverse range of national and international sources, this report provides a comprehensive view to evaluate different strategies to expand...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Policy; Statistics; Economics; Evaluation; Quality; Research; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Policy analysis; Economic development; Economic impact; Data analysis; Case study; Institutional role; University

Geographic subjects: Asia; Malaysia; Thailand

Published: Montreal, Quebec: UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2014

Physical description: 163 p.

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ISBN: 9789291891474

Statement of responsibility: Edited by David W. Chapman and Chiao-Ling Chien


Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 116.659

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