Will the "best practices" of colleges in Scotland paintings in South Africa? Are PTAs, a mainstay of yank college governance, as beneficial in ecu international locations? Who makes a decision and why?

The globalization of academic coverage has develop into a favored, if no longer ubiquitous, phenomenon between academic policymakers the world over. during this quantity, Steiner-Khamsi and her colleagues offer an in-depth empirical and significant exam of the perform of worldwide academic coverage. members query the price of uploading and exporting academic rules, learn who merits from those preparations, and attempt the effectiveness of adapting one countryÂ’s regulations in different (often rather culturally exact) international locations. The booklet investigates how international regulations were applied in the community, and examines the level to which they paintings in diversified locales.

Steiner-Khamsi and her colleagues additionally research the function and practices of non-governmental companies (NGOs), multilateral businesses, and the realm financial institution in fostering how academic guidelines are disseminated and tailored throughout nationwide and cultural boundaries

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