As demand for higher education outstrips supply globally, transnational education is growing rapidly. Delivered through a wide variety of programmes and platforms (distance learning programmes, teaching partnerships, off-shore campuses and, recently, MOOCs), what are the pros and cons of these? What is the geographical spread of TNE and its impact?
In this section
Report: A guide for creating UK-Thailand TNE partnerships
March 2016: easy-step-guide for UK and Thai universities interested in developing TNE programmes in Thailand.
Report: The Scale and Scope of UK HE Transnational Education
June 2016: this report showcases the great breadth and variety of models and partnerships in the UK’s outgoing HE transnational education.
Report: TNE - A guide for creating partnerships in India
December 2015: report offering an overview of the current UKIndia transnational partnerships and guidance on how to establish new transnational education partnerships with India.
Report: Transnational education data collection systems
June 2015: Research on the existence and characteristics of TNE data collection systems in host countries and the capacity to produce robust data on TNE programmes and enrolment rates.
Video: Going Global 2015 - TNE data collection systems
June 2015: Conference session discussing new research on TNE data collection systems commissioned by the British Council and German Academinc Exchange Service.
Report: Exploring the impacts of TNE on host countries
2014: This report summarises the results of a pilot study we undertook to explore the impacts of transnational education on ten host countries.
Report: Impacts of transnational education on host countries
April 2014: This study is the first in-depth look at the impact of transnational education (TNE) on countries where it is delivered, from their own perspective.
Report: The shape of things to come 2
March 2013: Going Global 2013 saw the launch of a piece of work which maps the evolution of transnational education (TNE) globally, with a particular focus on the impact on host countries.
Report: Vision 2020
International education is an economic sector that is extremely attractive to the UK: it is knowledge-intensive, high value-added and offers long-term benefits.
Report: UK-China E-learning Roundtable
October 2013: Roundtable discussion between the UK and China about the future of online education.
Video: Going Global 2012 - The shape of things to come
Over the next five to ten years, which will be the countries with fastest growing higher education systems?