22 SES 11 A, Reflecting on the Individual And Collective Benefits of Higher Education Internationalization: Reconceptualising internationalization through the experiences of staff and students Part 1
Symposium to be continued in 22 SES 12 A
The internationalization of Higher Education is consolidated with the process of globalization. Global and regional relations impact on HIE and becomes the standard in international and national rankings. Professors/staff are important actors in the process of adopting an international perspective. In pursuit of this goal, different strategies are being developed, highlighting the construction of cooperative networks among countries or HEIs in a South-North/South-North relationship. This work aims to understand the challenges and possibilities in the implementation of an international partnership between a Brazilian and an English institution. We refer to the research network at PUCRS (Brazil) and Newcastle University (UK), during the years 2016/2017, first “Internationalization of Higher Education in the UK and Brazil: A partnership between Newcastle University and PUCRS”, promoting for both HEIs and, secondly “British Council Capacity Building & Internationalization for Higher Education programme: Internationalising the Curriculum Workshops”, funded by the British Council, Brazil. The methodology used has a qualitative ethos, based on a survey about the trajectory and antecedents that made possible the construction of the network on internationalization; the construction of categories was a priori, based on previous bibliographical readings. For the construction of interview script, and analysis of the corpus, Discursive Textual Analysis–ATD – was used. The subjects of the research were five Brazilian professors, from the field of education, who participated in the above described partnerships. The results pointed to three main categories that identify challenges and possibilities for building the international partnership network. From an individual perspective, the motivations that lead to the participation of the network vary from interest in the research, and previous experiences in networks. Such facilitating factors are based on multiple conceptions about the concept of internationalization and on the belief that it adds quality to the research and international experience to their curricula. Regarding the environment / external support, the interviewees affirm the importance of institutional support and the position of research leadership to consolidate the network. Finally, we discuss the relationship between the researchers, the challenges and difficulties in the construction of the network, that go beyond the research itself (such as workload, different academic schedules), and intercultural skills.
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