Title: Globalisation and education: case demonstration and lessons learned from Finland's education export
Authors: David Delahunty; Kongkiti Phusavat; Pekka Kess; Hanna Kropsu-Vehkapera; Achmad Nizar Hidayanto
Addresses: Department of Culture and Arts, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu 90250, Finland ' Center for Advanced Study in Industrial Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand ' Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu 90014, Finland ' Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu 90014, Finland ' Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Depok 16424, Indonesia
Abstract: Globalised education has become an emergent trend over the past decade. Recently, Finland has decided to promote and export its education's expertise, experience, and know-how through the sale of educational expertise, products, and services. This study describes a comprehensive case of one Finnish education export project involving the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), and the University of Oulu, City of Oulu, Finland. This description comprises of a record of the main issues and obstacles faced throughout the pilot, the factors identified by respondents concerning the successful conclusion of the projects, and the factors which participants identified as being responsible for overcoming these same obstacles, and issues.
Keywords: globalised education; education export; pilot project; management in education.
International Journal of Management in Education, 2018 Vol.12 No.1, pp.25 - 42
Received: 16 Jan 2017
Accepted: 13 Feb 2017
Published online: 28 Oct 2017 *