What is the necessary level of education to be a success in life?

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The context – trends in
society and reflections on
public responsibility in higher
education
Dr. Alexander Shishlov
Public responsibility
 The
responsibility of public
authorities
national
regional
local
 The
responsibility of public nongovernmental bodies
professional
social
Public demand and public
responsibility
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What do people need?
What do governments do?
Higher education: the value and the
price
What is the necessary level of
education to be a success in life?
15%
27%
Primary and
secondary
education
Higher
education
Education does
not matter
58%
Parents’ readiness to pay for their
children getting education
14%
33%
Absolutely
ready
More ready
than not
20%
Not quite
ready
Absolutely
unready
33%
The amount of higher school students in
Russia in 1995/1996 (thousands)
228,6
135,5
State
universities:
state funded
State
universities:
charge tuition
fees
Commercial
universities
(tuition fees)
2426,6
The amount of higher school students in
Russia in 2002/2003 (thousands)
717,8
2919,8
2308,9
State
universities:
state funded
State
universities:
charge tuition
fees
Commercial
universities
(tuition fees)
State expenditures on
education (% of GDP) in 2000
7,0
6,0
5,0
4,0
3,0
2,0
1,0
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R
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si
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K
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SA
Fr
an
ce
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m
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k
0,0
Public responsibility in higher
education: International
background
The Convention on the Recognition
of Qualifications concerning Higher
Education in the European Region
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General principles of the recognition
Adequate access for holders of
qualifications
No discrimination for applicants
The information on national higher
education systems
Universal Diploma Supplement
Bologna process of building the
European Area of Higher Education
Students:
 full members of the higher education
community
 involvement in higher education
governance
 appropriate studying and living
conditions
Public responsibility: the
laws and the money
Public responsibilities:
 legal
 financial
 moral
Structure of state’s
expenditures on education(%)
Country Primary Secondary Tertiary
USA
7,2
70,5
22,3
Germany
8,6
67,7
23,7
Finland
5,9
63,4
30,7
France
11,4
71,5
17,1
Italy
9,8
73,6
16,6
UK
9,0
73,3
17,7
Russia
16,5
61,6
21,9
Public responsibility:
obligatory and optional
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exclusive
predominant
supplementary
Public responsibility in
higher education
The input:
 to create the framework regulations
 to provide with resources
 to support private initiatives
The output:
 effective economy
 democratic and tolerant society