The series Higher Education. Linking Research, Policy and Practice investigates and discusses a diverse range of topical themes in the broad field of Higher Education, such as: trends in strategic management and governance, new insights in (digital) teaching and learning methods, sustainable HR policy, research excellence, third mission policy, or renewed approaches to transnational cooperation and internationalisation. The books in this series form a unique compilation of selected papers presented at the yearly EAIR-forum, which is an international association for higher education researchers, practitioners, students, managers and policy-makers. Herewith the books not only bring together a range of well-selected topical papers, but also a diversity of perspectives: scientific investigations of reputed scholars, critical evidence-based papers of third space professionals, and/or policymakers’ perspectives on the daily practice and management of higher education institutions and systems. In line with the history of EAIR, the series aims to cross boundaries between types of activities and seeks to cater for a mix of contributors.
Bruno Broucker, Ph.D., is guest professor at the KU Leuven Public Governance Institute (Belgium), research fellow at the Leuven Economics of Education Research Centre and higher education expert at the Institute of Tropical Medicine. He is member of the executive committee of EAIR – the European Higher Education Society and has published articles and chapters on higher education governance and reform.
Ton Kallenberg studied pedagogical sciences (didactics with as specialization organization & policy) at Leiden University, and defended his PhD thesis at Tilburg University. He fulfilled several functions on educational management at Leiden University, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Open University. He has been linked as Professor at the School of Education at Leiden University of Applied Sciences. Currently he is Director Education and Student Affairs at the faculty Humanities of Leiden University. His research and publications are focussing on (academic) leadership in education; policy and organization in education; on didactics in higher education and on teacher education programs.
Rosalind Pritchard is Emeritus Professor of Education at Ulster University where she was Head of the School of Education and Co-ordinator of Research. She holds an Honours degree in Modern Languages and Literature (German and French) together with two Master's degrees, one in Education and one in General and Applied Linguistics. She established the UU Master's in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), a degree that combines theory with professional skills and includes a teaching practice in Hungary. Her research interests are in higher education, especially German/British comparisons (neo-liberalism; institutional mergers and linkages; gender issues); also ESOL (especially cross-cultural adaptation and teaching strategies). She is a Senior Distinguished Research Fellow of her University, a member of the British Academy of Social Sciences, an Honorary Member of the British Association for International and Comparative Education, Secretary of the European Association for Institutional Research and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. She has held grants from the Leverhulme Trust, the Economic and Social Research Council, the UK Council for International Education, the German Academic Exchange Service and the Higher Education Innovation Fund. She has published over eighty books/ chapters/ articles. Two books giving a flavour of her work are The End of Elitism? The Democratisation of West German Universities (Berghahn, 1990) and Neoliberal Developments in Higher Education: the United Kingdom and Germany (Peter Lang, 2011).