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Internationalization and Globalization in Higher Education, Published on: 2012-08-17. Authors: Douglas E.
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A specter of corruption is haunting the global campaign toward higher education internationalization. An overseas degree is increasingly valuable, so it is not surprising that commercial ventures have found opportunities on the internationalization landscape. New private actors have entered the sector, with the sole goal of making money. Some of them are less than honorable. Some universities look at internationalization as a contribution to the bottom line in an era of financial cutbacks. The rapidly expanding private higher education sector globally is largely for-profit. In a few cases, such as Australia and increasingly Britain, national policies concerning higher education internationalization tilt toward earning income for the system.
Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/corruption-is-ruining-cross-border-education/463016.html#ixzz22NXAd8W9 The Moscow Times
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