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A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education

  • ID: 3515774
  • Book
  • March 2016
  • Region: Global
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education provides a timely review of the significant growth of private higher education in many parts of the world during the last decade. The book is concurrent with significant changes in the external operating environment of private higher education, including government policy and its impact on the ongoing growth of the sector. The title brings together the trends relating to the growth and the decline of private higher education providers, also including the key contributing factors of the changes from 17 countries.

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1. Europe From Growth to Decline? Demand-Absorbing Private Higher Education when Demand is Over

2. UK Privately-funded higher education providers in the UK: the changing dynamic of 'the HE sector'

3. Uruguay The new state of private universities in Latin America

4. China The Evolution of a New Hybrid Organizational Form in Chinese Higher Education: An Institutionalist Analysis

5. Italy Private higher education in Italy

6. Europe What role for Private Higher Education in Europe?

7. Reflecting about Current Patterns and Future Prospects

8. Hong Kong A Great Leap Forward: Changes and Challenges for Private Higher Education in Hong Kong

9. Oman The Obstacles and Challenges of Private Education in the Sultanate of Oman

10. Kurdistan The Rise of Private Higher Education in Kurdistan

11. India Privatization in Higher Education in India
A reflection of issues

12. Kenya Trends in Private Higher Education: The Case of Kenya

13. Nigeria Private Universities in Nigeria: Prevalence, Course Offerings, Cost and Manpower Development

14. Malaysia Private Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia

15. Australia Policy and Regulation of Australian Private Higher Education

16. Australia The issue of contractible quality, quality assurance and information asymmetries in higher education

17. Ghana Quality and Accreditation of Private Higher Education in Ghana

18. Saudi Arabia Private Higher Education and Graduate employability in Saudi Arabia

19. USA The Gainful Employment Rule and For-Profit Higher Education in the United States
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Mahsood Shah Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Business and Law, Central Queensland, University, Australia.

Mahsood Shah is an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching) with School of Business and Law at CQUniversity, Australia. In this role Mahsood is responsible for enhancing the academic quality and standard of programs. Mahsood is also responsible for learning and teaching strategy, governance, effective implementation of policies, and enhancement of academic programs across all campuses. In providing leadership for learning and teaching, Mahsood works with key academic leaders across all campuses to improve learning and teaching outcomes of courses delivered in various modes including face-to-face and online. At CQUniversity, he provides leadership in national and international accreditation of academic programs. Mahsood is also an active researcher.
Chenicheri Sid Nair University of Western Australia, Australia.

Professor Chenicheri Sid Nair is currently with the Centre for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth. Prior to his appointment to UWA, he was Quality Adviser (Research and Evaluation) in the Centre for Higher Education Quality (CHEQ) at Monash University, Australia. He has an extensive expertise in the area of quality development and evaluation, and he also has considerable editorial experience. Currently, he is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE). Prior to this he was also a Managing Editor of the Electronic Journal of Science Education (EJSE). Professor Nair is also an international consultant in a number of countries in quality and evaluations.
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