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More and more, scholars around the globe are looking for post-secondary schooling to obtain new skill-sets and credentials. there's an explosion of neighborhood collage versions that offer academic possibilities and substitute pathways for college kids who don't healthy the normal better academic profile. This publication specializes in monetary versions to assist neighborhood and nationwide economies advance robust crew education, humanitarian types to lead to social mobility and peace, transformative versions to aid associations extend and stay alongside of societal wishes, and newly created types that reply to the academic and coaching wishes of a always altering global. those versions search to catch the mind's eye of these who're dedicated to studying approximately what works in larger schooling and specifically, the effect neighborhood collage types are having at the altering nature of global social, political and monetary landscapes. With individuals representing 30 international locations, this booklet provides a world viewpoint.

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Examples include Singapore Polytechnic’s 2-year certificates in beauty therapy, nursing, electronics; Jordan’s multiyear practical fields program in computer studies, education, hotel management, interior design, nursing, pharmacology, and social work; and India’s terminal 3-year technical and engineering programs. 1 Defining the Community College Model 11 Over the past decade, the countries offering baccalaureate degrees under a 4-year academic program have supported the Community College Baccalaureate Association whose membership includes over a dozen countries.

ERIC Documents Reproduction No. ED428800. Caribbean Advance Proficiency Exam (CAPE). Accessed March 1, 2008. htm Cerych, L. (1993). The Return to Europe: Issues in Post-Community Higher Education. In A. Levine, A. ) Higher Learning in America: 1980–2000 (pp. 1–30). Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press. Cohen, A. M. and Brawer, F. B. (2003). The American Community College, 4th edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Community College Baccalaureate Association. Accessed March 1, 2008.

The Ghanaian mission “provides support to industry and commerce in areas of human resource” to communities in which they are located (Nsiah-Gyabaah and Obour, 2008), while the Thai network of colleges “creates open-access to higher education in order to support an equalitarian and democratic social structure and promotes economic development in the outlying provinces through the development of a skilled and entrepreneurial workforce” (East-West, 2008). Finally, Caribbean community college models enhance local, regional, and international flows through collaborations on research, curriculum development, and technological expansion.

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