Higher education is being reshaped, challenging institutions to strategically respond to the reconfiguration of their role and missions. This book addresses the interactions between policy drivers and institutional practices in major issues such as governance, funding, quality and management.
Pedro N. Teixeira is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto (Portugal) and Director of CIPES (Center for Research in Higher Education Policies). He is also Special Adviser to the President of Portugal on Higher Education and Science. His main research interests are on the Economics of Education and the History of Economics. He has published several journal articles in higher education and economics journals and has edited several collective volumes.
Amelia Veiga is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences at the University of Porto, Portugal, and researcher at the Centre for Research and Intervention in Education (CIIE) and at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES). Her academic interests focus on education policy analysis, namely on the Bologna process and higher education governance in areas such as internationalisation, globalisation and quality assurance. She has been involved in national and international projects. She has written book chapters and coedited books and published articles on European integration and higher education governance in key journals such as Higher Education, Studies in Higher Education and Higher Education Quarterly.
Maria J. Rosa is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism at the University of Aveiro. She is also a senior researcher at the Center for Research in Higher Education Policies - CIPES. Her main research topic is quality management at both higher education systems and institutions levels. She has coordinated and participated in research projects in this area and has published her work in higher education and quality management journals and books.She is a member of CHER and of EAIR.
Antonio M. Magalhaes is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Porto where he acts as Head of the Department of Education Sciences. He is also Senior Researcher at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES) and member of its Directive Board. His field of expertise lies on education policy analysis with a focus on higher education policies and also researches on methods of policy analysis. He has coordinated and participated in research projects in these areas and has been publishing in these areas both in Portugal and abroad.