Higher education systems around the world are being developed, reformed and changed - some is in response to the changing global landscape and some to very specific developments in countries. Find out how systems are being developed in different countries, the background, future ambitions and plans, who the people are driving these – and what part international HE might play.
National strategies and policies
In this section
Report: The Indian States Volume 2
March 2016: Report looking at 5 Indian states of West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and National Capital Territory of Delhi, and 43 higher education institutions.
Report: High Officials meeting on SEA-TVET
October 2015: Summarising the discussion of the meeting with the title 'Working Together Towards Harmonisation and Internationalisation'.
Report: Vocational education in Brazil
August 2015: This report reviews relevant marketing data and literature and identifies partnership opportunities between Brazil and the UK.
Video: Going Global 2015 - Defined by absence
June 2015: Watch this conference session on woman and leadership in higher education.
Video: Going Global 2015 sustaining global higher education
June 2015: Watch this conference panel, including the UK's former minister for universities and science Rt Hon. David Willetts, discuss the sustainability of higher education.
Report: Women in higher education leadership in South Asia
February 2015: This research looks at the role of women in South Asian higher education and leadership, with recommendations for future actions and interventions for change.
Report: Defined by absence, women and research in South Asia
January 2015: Although there is a closing gender gap in terms of female access to education, female representation within research positions remains poor in South Asia.
Report: the Indian states
December 2014: This report offers a comparative statistical analysis across all 29 Indian states and analyses in depth the opportunities for international collaboration.
Report from the sixth UK-China higher education forum
November 2014: This report outlines the key findings from this forum bringing together top managers from UK and Chinese universities to further knowledge exchange in undergraduate education.
Report: SEAMEO congress 2014
October 2014: Summarising the main discussions of the 2014 congress with the theme 'South-East Asia in transition: re-thinking education, science and culture for regional integration'.
Report: How education shapes national and regional futures
July 2014: Summary of a Global Education Dialogue held in Gangzhou on the development and strategy of higher education reform within the context of China.
Report: What is the role of the ASEAN University?
July 2014: Summary of the Global Education Dialogue held in Myanmar to debate the challenges and opportunities facing Higher Education in Myanmar, East Asia and beyond.
South Asia and higher education: revolution and realities
April 2014: Based on a series of Global Education Dialogues in South Asia in 2013-14, this report examines core challenges facing HE in the region with recommended actions for the future.
Report: Turning policy into action - UK-Myanmar partnership
October 2013: Report from the UK-Myanmar higher education partnership conference on turning policy into action.
Report: Empowering higher education in Myanmar universities
July 2013: The outcomes of a Policy Dialogue which took place in Naypyitaw in June 2013 to define a contemporary vision for higher education in Myanmar, based on national priorities.
Report: Policy insights for HE - recommendations for Myanmar
May 2013: Report on a study tour of UK universities by a delegation of Burmese government representatives and outcomes of a Myanmar-UK policy dialogue with the University of London.
Report: Strategic Analysis of Welsh Higher Education Sector
March 2013: Parts of the higher education sector in Wales, and many of the further education colleges are experiencing a period of transformation.