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"Now what may still I do?" this can be a query educational leaders ask themselves with nice regularity. As ironic because it could appear, only a few educational leaders have had any formal education in educational management, or in any type of management in any respect. For the main half, educational directors research at the activity. in addition they consult anywhere they could get it. the aim of this booklet is to provide such recommendation. The booklet is written either for educational directors in any respect degrees in addition to in case you aspire to educational management.

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Classification structures exist which are more or less formal, or entrenched in practise. The United States Carnegie Classification (McCormick and Zhao 2005), for instance, was developed in the 1970s as a typology of degree-granting institutions. In the United Kingdom and Australia, institutions are bundled according to factors like age, research activity, and location. Internationally, a group such as Universitas21 defines itself as the ‘leading global network of research universities’. As explored later, most existing classifications and networks rest on research foundations, primarily due to the paucity of information on other core academic functions.

More expansive reports are being adopted and espoused by public agencies and governments. By way of example, 68 public agencies worldwide produced an audited sustainability report in 2012 (Global Reporting Initiative 2013). In Australia, major government departments have been required to produce sustainability reports (Department of Environment 1999). Further, progressive regulation now incorporates transparency measures that circumscribe governments and businesses. These are inherent in the Dodd–Frank Act in the United States (US Congress 2010) and EU law concerning transparent financial disclosures (Tran 2013).

Organizing academic work in higher education: Teaching, learning, and identities. London: Routledge. , & Edwards, D. (2009). The 2008 graduate pathways survey: Graduates education and employment outcomes five years after completion of a bachelor degree at an Australian university. Higher Education Research, 12. , & Goedegebuure, L. (2012). Recasting the academic workforce: Why the attractiveness of the academic profession needs to be increased and eight possible strategies for how to go about this from an Australian perspective.

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