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Higher education in Western Europe and North America

Jacques Fomerand

Higher education in Western Europe and North America

a selected and annotated bibliography

by Jacques Fomerand

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Published by Council for European Studies .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jacques Fomerand, John H. Van de Graaff and Henry Wasser.
ContributionsVan de Graaff, John H., Wasser, Henry., Council for European Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20762480M

Higher Education in Europe is a quarterly review published on behalf of the European Centre for Higher Education (CEPES), UNESCO. While focussing primarily on Europe and North America within the context of the other activities of the Centre, it regularly features contributions from other regions of .   Many in the United States might have heard about the continuing Bologna Process—an effort to bring into better alignment higher education institutions and systems across Europe and, increasingly, in other parts of the world, including Latin America. I had understood this process, however, in far too narrow terms prior to this recent ESMU tour.

The original purpose of higher education in the American colonies was to prepare men to serve in the clergy. For this reason, Harvard College was founded by the Massachusetts Bay Colony in Before the American Revolution, it was joined by six others: William and Mary, Yale, Dartmouth, King`s (later Columbia), New Jersey (later Princeton), and Philadelphia (later Pennsylvania). UNESCO’s UNITWIN programme promotes international cooperation and networking between universities. It helps reinforce higher education institutions worldwide, bridge the knowledge gap, mobilize university expertise and collaborate around the Sustainable Development Agenda Launched in , the programme supports the establishment of UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks in.

The Western Allies' long delay in opening a second front in Western Europe. By , the intense rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States was called the Cold War.   The tide may be turning for the Chinese government-funded centers of Chinese language and cultural education as universities grapple with calls from Washington to close the institutes down. Over past year at least 10 have closed or announced plans to close.


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