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Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education

Bogle, Ian and Nerad, Maresi and Kohl, Ulrike and O'Carroll, Conor and Peters, Christian and Scholz, Beate (Eds). (2022) Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education. [Book]. UCL Press: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

Recent decades have seen an explosion in doctoral education worldwide. Increased potential for diverse employment has generated greater interest, with cultural, political and environmental tensions focusing the attention of new creative, responsible scholars. Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education provides an evaluation of changes and reforms in doctoral education since 2000. Recognising the diversity of academic cultures and institutional systems worldwide, the book advocates for a core value system to overcome inequalities in access to doctoral education and the provision of knowledge. Building on in-depth perspectives of scholars and young researchers from more than 25 countries, the chapters focus on the structures and quality assurance models of doctoral education, supervision, and funding from an institutional and comparative perspective. The book examines capacity building in the era of globalisation, global labour market developments for doctoral graduates, and explores the ethical challenges and political contestations that may manifest in the process of pursuing a PhD. Experts and early career researchers in the Global North and South collaborated in interdisciplinary and intergenerational teams to develop guidelines for doctoral education. They learned from each other about how to act courageously within a complex global context. The resulting recommendations and reflections are an invitation to reflect on the frames and conditions of doctoral education today.

Type: Book
Title: Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education
ISBN-13: 9781800080188
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781800080188
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781800080188
Language: English
Additional information: Collection © Editors, 2022 Text © Contributors, 2022 Images © Contributors and copyright holders named in captions, 2022 Any third-party material in this book is not covered by the book’s Creative Commons licence. Details of the copyright ownership and permitted use of third-party material is given in the image (or extract) credit lines. If you would like to reuse any third-party material not covered by the book’s Creative Commons licence, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright owner. This book is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International licence (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/. This licence allows you to share and adapt the work for non-commercial use providing attribution is made to the author and publisher (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work) and any changes are indicated. Attribution should include the following information: Nerad, M. et al (eds). 2022. Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education. London: UCL Press. https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781800080188 Further details about Creative Commons licences are available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Keywords: higher education, decolonisation, global diversity, early career researchers
UCL classification: UCL
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10154799
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