Globalization — Challenges and Opportunities
Assess how globalization has affected higher education in France. Write 3 pages on the following, citing from this week’s Resources, websites, and/or other resources:
•What is the current national policy in your country on higher education, especially as related to global higher education issues?
•What is the purpose of higher education France, such as social or economic development? Explain why.
•What changes are occurring in the student population, such as massification or increase in demand? Be specific.
•Include anything that surprised you in your research about education in France that elucidates the challenges and opportunities of globalization in higher education.
(Assignment length: 3 pages)
Write 2-3 pages, supporting your ideas from the resources and websites you have researched. The paper should address the following questions:
Quality and Equality
•In what ways does France strive for quality in higher education?
•What quality and accountability frameworks support this quest for quality? Describe any organizations established for the purpose of promoting quality.
•What impact, if any, has the Bologna Accord had on France?
•Besides being involved in or inspired by the Bologna Accord, how is France responding to issues of access, consistency in awarding credits, and study abroad credit transfer? Alternately, cite problems in higher education leadership that has thwarted such initiatives.
(Assignment length: 2-3 pages)