Presentation on theme: "1 PRESIDENT FORUM OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN UNIVERSITIES THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON HIGHER EDUCATION Prof. Dr. Nguyễn Quốc Tế University of Economics,"— Presentation transcript:
1 PRESIDENT FORUM OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN UNIVERSITIES THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON HIGHER EDUCATION Prof. Dr. Nguyễn Quốc Tế University of Economics, HCMC, Viet Nam National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan Taipei October 17-21, 2003
2 Part I: From the impact of globalization Higher education with new challenges in globalization. The process of democratizing and socializing higher education is going on. Changes in labor market, contracted traditional jobs and development of the service sector requiring high skills. CONTENT
3 Part II: To the status quo of Vietnamese higher Education Achievements Challenges and inadequacies Part III: Basic solutions for higher education development Major solutions in the long-term Solutions in the short-term
4 1.1 Higher education with new challenges in globalization The world is changing rapidly on the basis of lightning achievements in science and technology The information society makes the world closer Production reduces dependence on natural resources The development of the service sector labor Part I: From the impact of globalization
5 Interdependence is increasing and cooperation and competition are needed to resolve national and global problems Increasingly dependent economies They are the challenges in the knowledge-base development strategy 1.1 Cont.
6 1.2 The process of democratizing and socializing higher education is going on Higher education from the socio-political elite into a public service assessable to all people. Higher education from concept “citizen rights” extended to “right to make free access to the education market”
7 1.2 cont. The education socialization, higher education not only to learners but also to the construction and development of educational institutions. Diversity of schools and form of training. The manpower training and talent fostering has become a common responsibility of the society, everybody takes care of education.
8 1.3 Changes in the labor market, contracted traditional jobs and development of the service sector requiring high skills Extended labor market has positive affect on the career structure. Traditional occupations which need only fundamental education have become less important while new service careers asking for university degree are more significant
9 The diversity of jobs requires increasingly sophisticated skills The power of globalization and its results of international labor division have made countries closer. The higher education sector in each nation must build its own curricula and training programs in accordance with integration. 1.3 Cont.
10 High economic growth for many years in combination with market-oriented management mechanism has created important preconditions for the development of Vietnam’s higher education system. Part II: To the status quo of Vietnamese higher education
11 2.1 Achievements Higher education enrolments soar fast and training forms are diversified To upgrade and build facilities and equipments for training based on diversified investment capital To reform training objectives, contents and methods To promote activities of scientific research in universities To expand international cooperation for effective integration
12 2.2 Challenges and inadequacies Regarding the system of administration Contradictions between increased scale and training quality Contradictions between training scale, network and economic development The level of administration and lecturers in universities
13 Globalization and international integration are exposing each nation and its higher education to different opportunities and challenges in their process of development. The Vietnam’s strategy for higher education development from now to 2010 has specified 7 major groups of solutions Part III: Basic solutions for higher education development
14 3.1 Group of solutions for higher education development To reform training objectives, contents and training curricula. To develop teaching staffs in terms of quantity and quality and renew the teaching methodology To renovate the management system both in the sector and the institution
15 3.1 Cont. To continue completing the network of national education To diversify financial resources for higher education To promote socialization of higher education To expand international co-operations in higher education to heighten professional skills in training and scientific research
16 3.2 Group of short-term solutions Enhancing the sector’s administration by strengthening and establishing councils nationwide to promote the role of consultancy and leadership. Decentralizing administration to specify the ministry’s management tasks and giving full autonomy to universities in management Utilize technical and IT advances for higher efficiency of management and construction of the information system of education management.
17 Training the management level and capacity of administrators in higher education to improve management effects and education quality. Strengthening the role of universities to the society by transferring research achievements of science and technology. 3.2 Cont.