PRESENTER: Ruth Hayhoe (Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto )
TOPIC: Preserving Diversity in the Face of Globalization: The Case of China’s Universities
DATE: Friday, February 21
LOCATION: Ballantine Hall Room 004
This talk will present findings from a study of China's universities in the move to mass higher education, with illustrative case studies that show how a diversity of institutional types has been maintained in the top echelons of the system, in spite of the pressures coming from global ranking systems and the model of the global research university.
Ruth Hayhoe is a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Her professional engagements in Asia have spanned 30 years, including foreign expert at Fudan University (1980-1982), Head of the Cultural Section of the Canadian Embassy in Beijing (1989-1991) and Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Education (1997-2002). Her recent books include Portraits of 21st Century Chinese Universities: In the Move to Mass Higher Education (2011) and Portraits of Influential Chinese Educators (2006).
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