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Avaliação: Revista da Avaliação da Educação Superior (Campinas)

Print version ISSN 1414-4077On-line version ISSN 1982-5765

Abstract

SEGRERA, Francisco López. Comparative Higher Education: Worldwide Trends and of Latin America and the Caribbean. Avaliação (Campinas) [online]. 2016, vol.21, n.1, pp.13-32. ISSN 1982-5765.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-40772016000100002.

The aim to analyze the key world and regional trends of higher education - according to the proposals from the World Conferences of Higher Education of UNESCO of 1998 and of 2009 and the consideration of it as a common good - is to help to promote the necessary transformations of his principal trends. Such as: the quantitative expansion; an increasing privatization; the institutional diversification; his internationalization; and the growth of the restrictions in the public financing.

Keywords : Higher Education; Trends; Accreditation; Globalization; Rankings; Financing; Internationalization.

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