Friday, June 7 th , 2013 1:00pm – 2:30pm Kingpetch Room, Asia Hotel, Bangkok. Creating an internationalization framework. The Case for Thailand. Karen McBride, Ed.D. 10 years in International Higher Education
1998: 20+ million students enrolled in HE
2007: 100+ million
2025: est. 250 million
Education is a tradable good and service.
The growing inter-relationship between knowledge, the market and technology transfers.
The ability to manipulate, store and transmit large quantities of data at a high speed at very low cost.
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Putting it all together…
*Each domain addresses multiple activities that gauge policy success. The variables associated with each policy domain vary according to number and degree of impact.
Develop policy initiatives based on Thai criteria for successful internationalization and the means to assess them by each institution and external agencies.
Thai Internationalization Framework
Southeast Asian Educational Hub
Thai Strengths & Weaknesses
Western Standards for Internationalization
Thai Perspectives on Internationalization