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Asia-Pacific Cross-Border Higher Education Provider Mobility: Report on a Survey of Policy and Practice

Published Date December 2019
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG)
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Pages 71
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This report is a companion piece to the 2016 report Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Provider Mobility in APEC Economies. It presents findings of the survey responses from 12 APEC economies as well as prior research in cases where responses were not received, or were limited.

The survey focuses on the component of provider mobility under Cross Border Education (CBE), with the objective of understanding how educational policy settings can enable or restrict movement of Higher Education Institutions between economies. It also focuses on the scope of both incoming and outgoing CBE. It examines those features of cross-border higher education mobility that have been least well investigated or documented in the past.

The outcomes from the survey demonstrate the challenges that are present in the collection of data pertaining to cross-border mobility of HEIs and the complexities and inconsistencies in CBE terminology among APEC economies.