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Title: Connectivity for whom and for what? A normative dimension of education hub
Authors: Lo, WYW
Keywords: Connectivity
Education hub
Right to higher education
Student mobility
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Source: Journal of higher education policy and management, 2016, v. 38, no. 3, p. 354-368 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of higher education policy and management 
Abstract: This argument in this study is that the descriptive dimension of the concept of education hub, which focuses on the importance of connectivity in enhancing the competiveness of a place, is inadequate in addressing the educational values in globalising higher education. Therefore, it attempts to initiate a normative dimension of education hub through an empirical account of the experience of a group of Myanmar university students in Hong Kong and an engagement with the ideas of cosmopolitanisation and the notion of higher education as a ‘transnational’ human right. By considering these stories from Myanmar, this study reveals the adoption of the internationalisation of higher education in promoting transnational justice and development.
ISSN: 1360-080x
DOI: 10.1080/1360080X.2016.1174403
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