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2006

Globalization

Winona State University

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An Overview Of Vietnamese Higher Education In The Era Of Globalization: Opportunities And Challenges, Luu Nguyen Quoc Hung Sep 2006

An Overview Of Vietnamese Higher Education In The Era Of Globalization: Opportunities And Challenges, Luu Nguyen Quoc Hung

Essays in Education

Globalization is a multifaceted process with economic, social, political and cultural implications for higher education. In Viet Nam, the phenomenon of globalization has both brought out opportunities and posed the country numerous challenges for the past few years. This article reviews major concepts of globalization with the focus on opportunities and challenges posed by this process for the current Vietnamese higher education system.


Brain Drain Or Brain Gain? The Revitalization Of A Slow Death, Chi Hong Nguyen Mar 2006

Brain Drain Or Brain Gain? The Revitalization Of A Slow Death, Chi Hong Nguyen

Essays in Education

For decades, “brain drain” which has been thought to be a disaster worldwide has influenced the socio-economic aspects in many countries under globalization forces. Presented in a narrative approach, the first parts of this paper introduce an overall view of globalization effects on international higher education and the diaporas of intellectual migrants causing brain drain. The next section of the article critically recommends appropriate measures used by many governments to minimize its negative consequences and to inverse them into beneficial brain. Brain drain, as the paper argues, may not always turn to be the dead end for any countries, but ...