Advance HE has been supporting higher education sectors across the globe to develop their Transnational Education (TNE), in partnership with institutions across borders and the development and quality of overseas campuses.
We co-design programmes of work with education ministries, sector organisations and individual institutions to support their internationalisation goals. We can review barriers and drivers to success, convene partnerships and develop roadmaps for TNE development.
How do you address EDI in TNE in the Middle East? Join our roundtables in partnership with UUKi
Does your institution have TNE activities in the Middle East region? Are you leading on TNE partnerships for your university? Are you an EDI Director encountering operational issues arising in TNE? Would you like to share experiences, hear from others and make connections in this area?
This is an opportunity to contribute to the work that Advance HE and UUKi are developing in this area for the sector. Advance HE and UUKi invite UK universities to participate in a pilot roundtable series on addressing equality, diversity and inclusion in TNE, taking place in July, September and November.
How we’re supporting sectors with transnational education (TNE)
Diagnose and Discover
Conducting landscape and needs analysis on a higher education sector’s internationalisation and partnerships strategy. This identifies key achievements and an identification of the key barriers and drivers to success and how any gaps might be resolved in the country’s universities’ internationalisation development.
Delivery and Impact
Facilitating partnerships – through our extensive connection in the UK and global HE system we can connect institutions to start to develop partnerships such as:
- Transnational education
- Joint or double/dual degree programmes
- Credit sharing programmes.
Toolkit development - designing a roadmap for HEIs and UK institutions to effectively engage in partnership development. The toolkit can cover a broad spectrum of areas to enable different staff groups and stakeholders to engage with TNE development; from getting started through to sustaining and growing TNE activities and partnerships.
Internationally recognised benchmarks – we support members in achieving their transnational education ambitions by enabling them to offer accredited teaching and learning staff development and aid quality assurance of their offer.
We can provide a longitudinal study of impact against an action plan and key performance indicators. We are specialists in higher education research and our expert team can provide qualitative, quantitative or mixed-methods studies.
Why Advance HE?
Advance HE connects higher education institutions and staff across the globe. We have over 400 member institutions in 33 countries, convening conversations across borders to share good practice and to tackle challenges together.
We recognise teaching and learning staff with Fellowships that benchmark experience, quality and impact and provide the credentials for movement between higher education sectors globally. We deliver international and national-level programmes to develop staff and tackle inequalities and lack of diversity through initiatives such as the Athena SWAN Charter and She Leads or Aurora.
Our work in internationalisation
Internationalisation bolsters global standing or reputation, helping to attract and retain academic communities into the future. International alliances can help maintain credibility, currency and provide sources of evidence to support achievement and progression in teaching and research.
This framework is intended for multiple audiences within HE and beyond who play a role in, and can benefit from, internationalisation. It is modelled on the Professional Standards Framework (PSF) aspiring to enhance the quality, equity and global connection of learning, teaching and research. The main triangle depicts areas of focus (activity), as well as the underpinning and interconnected sets of knowledge and values required to implement them effectively. Global graduates are placed at the heart of the framework in the inverted triangle, which points to the audiences fundamental to its effective implementation.
Peru’s Ministry of Education launches framework for developing joint Peru-UK university degrees
Advance HE is behind a ground-breaking project launched by the Peruvian government in Lima that could soon see Peruvian and UK universities award joint and dual degrees valid in both countries.
Latest resources and publications
Advance HE has developed a number of resources and publications to highlight current good practice in internationalisation, you can access them through the links below:
- Internationalisation and students' outcomes or experiences
- Internationalisation of HE - podcast episode one
- Internationalisation of HE - podcast episode two
- Facilitating international master students transition to UK higher education
- Pedagogies of Internationalisation: mapping pedagogic practices for and with international students
- Internationalising HE: A guide to the framework