Hayes, AM and Cheng, J (2018) “Liberating the ‘oppressed’ and the ‘oppressor’: A model for a new TEF metric, internationalisation and democracy”. Educational Review. ISSN 0013-1911 (In Press)

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Abstract

The paper proposes a statistical model for a TEF metric that could liberate the “oppressed” (international students) and the “oppressors” (home students) from the influence of public policies which, through constructions of international students as “supplicants” and “beneficiaries” of the prestigious British education system, have created conditions for their exclusion in the classroom. It is argued in the paper that such representations have contributed to international students’ subordination through coloniality and have also limited home students’ agency to engage with their international peers on socially and politically equal terms. The paper conceptualises the design and philosophical nature of a supplementary TEF metric that could prevent such symptoms of public policies. It also shows how such a metric could work in practice by modelling the UK Engagement Survey (UKES) data from a case study university. The paper proposes ideas about how understandings and practice of internationalisation could be re-articulated through the proposed metric. As such, it also discusses new “standards” of internationalisation that could enter reputational rankings and ways in which they could be applied internationally.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) will be available online via Taylor & Francis at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cedr20/current - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: internationalisation, TEF, democracy in education, equality, policy representations
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Science and Public Policy
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2018 11:28
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2018 12:50
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/5201

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