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Document Number: 1611

Convergence and Competition: Transforming Postsecondary Education -- An International Perspective PDF - Public authorities in the United States and in the 29 advanced, democratic, pluralistic, market-economy countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development see postsecondary education as a key to improved competitiveness (both international and domestic) and strong economic performance. Recent reforms and policy approaches include elements of a potentially new orientation which welcomes and seeks to influence demand, encourages new and flexible boundary-spanning partnerships and networks, and helps shape an effective and dynamic "postsecondary-wide" and "lifelong" postsecondary education provision. (From: Briefing Papers: Transforming Postsecondary Education for the 21st Century, Alan Wagner, Education Commission of the States, June 1999)...
Author: Anna West
Publisher: ECS

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