Assessment of global trends impact on development of higher education system

  • Received October 27, 2017;
    Accepted November 21, 2017;
    Published December 5, 2017
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    Volume 15 2017, Issue #3, pp. 365-376
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The article deals with research of global regularities in the global system of higher education. The interrelation of information, Internet and educational environments, branding and marketing are investigated as a qualitative basis for sustainable development of universities. The government strategies stimulating development of international experience for students are explored and analyzed. This experience resulted in mass opening of international branch campuses and popularity of educational centers (“education hubs”). World tendencies in the field of human capital development in the sphere of higher education are revealed. Special attention is given to development of international institutional and industrial partnership. At present, the challenges facing the modern system of higher education in Russia are related to the need to ensure its competitiveness in the international arena and create centers for the innovative development within the Russian Federation. In the sphere of higher education of Russia, a number of priority projects of the higher education system can be identified, which were approved at the end of 2016: “Universities as Centers of Innovation Development”; the project of “Modern Digital Educational Environment” and the model of the export potential development of the “Russian education system”, which increases the attractiveness and competitiveness of the international educational services market in order to increase the volume of revenues from the export of educational services.

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    • Figure 1. Mobility patterns of foreign and international students (2015)
    • Figure 2. Percentage of national students enrolled abroad, balance on mobility and cross-border mobility in total tertiary education
    • Table 1. Dynamics of the number of researchers in the world