Migrant academics and their academic development training needs

Hosein, Anesa and Rao, Namrata (2018) Migrant academics and their academic development training needs. Educational Developments, 19 (1). ISSN 1469-3267 (Accepted for Publication)

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Abstract

With globalisation there has been an increase in cross-border travel of skilled work forces (Kim and Locke, 2010; Poole and Ewan, 2010) including academics within HE. Nearly 28% of academics working in the UK HE sector come from other countries (HEFCE, 2015). The presence of immigrant academics may offer pedagogic opportunities and challenges not only for themselves but also for their students, colleagues, the HEIs and the HE sector in general. The study draws on the pedagogical experiences of migrant academics within UK HE institutions (HEIs), and proposes some possible approaches for negotiating these challenges.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: academic identity, international academics, migration, academic acculturation, pedagogy
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Education > Education Studies
Depositing User: Namrata Rao
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2018 08:18
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2018 08:18
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/2438

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