Characteristics of the higher education system


Jongbloed, Ben (2006) Characteristics of the higher education system. In: Irene Sijgers & Matthijs Hammer & Wolf ter Horst & Paul Nieuwenhuis & Peter van der Sijde (Eds.), Supporting the contribution of higher education institutes to regional development : self-evaluation report of Twente. OECD/IMHE, Paris, France, pp. 11-22.

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Abstract:This chapter presents an overview of the main characteristics of the higher education system in the Netherlands. Section 2.1 presents some key facts about the system as a whole (types of institutions, number of students, degrees). Section 2.2 discusses the different types of higher education products, that is teaching and research. Section 2.3 presents a description of policymaking with respect to higher education and shows the different policy networks where policies are discussed and initiated. Section 2.4 is about the funding of higher education while section 2.5 discusses institutional collaboration. The final section (2.6) reflects on the regional dimension in Dutch higher education policy.
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