Managing international connectivity, diversity of learning and changing labour markets : East Asian perspectives

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This book examines how major Asian cities have enhanced their global competitiveness by transforming their higher education systems to equip their graduates with global competence. It primarily focuses on policy implications and urban governance, especially comparing how governments are responding to the growing challenges of international connectivity and are managing the diversity of populations resulting from an increasingly globalized world.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Singapore
ISBN (Print)9789811017346
Publication statusPublished - 2017


Bibliographical note

This volume is developed from selected papers presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of The Hong Kong Educational Research Association with a theme of “Managing International Connectivity and Diversity: Experiences of Asian World Cities”, the 10th East Asia Social Policy (EASP) Conference organized successfully at Beijing Normal University in July 2013, as well as another international conference related to the theme of “Managing Global Cities: Enhancing Hub Status and Implications for Education and Development”, which was successfully held at the Hong Kong Institute of Education in February 2014.

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