publication . Article . 2014

POSITIONING MAURITIUS AS A KNOWLEDGE HUB IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALISATION

Deepa Gokulsing;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: International Journal of Education and Practice, volume 2, pages 159-173 (issn: 2311-6897, eissn: 2310-3868, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Conscientia Beam
Abstract
Knowledge is the most valued commodity in the global economy. Since 2005, it has been proposed to develop Mauritius into a knowledge hub and a centre of higher learning, thus meeting the needs of an increasingly competitive, knowledge-based and globalised economy. Therefore, this paper provides an understanding of the higher education system in Mauritius. Secondly, it explores the interconnection between globalisation and higher education in Mauritius. Thirdly, it also focuses the challenges facing the higher education institutions and policies in Mauritius in this globalised era. For the purpose of this study, both primary and secondary data have been collected...
Subjects
free text keywords: Higher education policy, Globalization, Internationalization, Economics, Technological change, Qualitative research, Higher education, business.industry, business, Island state, Economic growth, Commodity
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