Globalization and Higher Education
AbstractThe subjects of this article are the processes of globalization in higher education. On the basis of the experience of leading countries and the current situation, it suggests some solutions for the adaptation of the Bulgarian education system to the new global challenges. The author stresses on the mechanisms of increasing the quality and effectiveness of Bulgarian higher education. Solutions are searched in the deregulation and the expansion of academic autonomy, pluralism and financial self-sufficiency, introduction of new methods of management. The article supports the idea that the government should gradually withdraw from education, but at the same time it has to increase its role in the definition of educational goals, financial support and control over the quality of the education product.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Thought.
Volume (Year): (2002)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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- Winston, G.C. & Zimmerman, D.J., 2000. "Where is Aggressive Price Competition Taking Higher Education?," Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education DP-56, Department of Economics, Williams College.
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