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Director International Centre for Higher Education Management
I have held a range of faculty and management positions in the UK and South Africa including in an innovative institution which aimed to transform higher education in apartheid South Africa. I am a past Honorary Secretary of the Society for Research in Higher Education. Multi-national research projects have included transnational higher education, the academic profession and higher education and equity. I have keynoted conferences in many countries including Mexico, Finland, Ireland, Denmark, England, Trinidad and South Africa. Other contributions have included executive development programmes for university leaders. I am on the editorial Boards of the British Journal of Sociology of Education, Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education and the International Journal of Sociology of Education. I sit on the Research and Development Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development. I co-edit the book series Global Higher Education (Palgrave/Macmillan) and African Higher Education Dynamics (African Minds).
My research interests include :
- Public Sector Markets and New Public Management
- The Changing Academic Profession and Academic Identities
- Global Commodification and the Student as Consumer
- Transnational Higher Education and Global Governance
- Knowledge Innovation and Developing Societies
- Imperialism and Higher Education in the 21st Century
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Naidoo, R. & Van Der Velden, G.
19/12/12 → 18/09/13
Project: UK charity
Lowe, J. A., Bishop, K. N., Denley, P. & Naidoo, R.
1/09/05 → 31/03/08
Project: Central government, health and local authorities
Lee, J. & Naidoo, R., 31 Dec 2020, World Class Universities: A Contested Concept. Rider, S., Peters, M., Hyvonen, M. & Besley, T. (eds.). Springer, p. 77-93 17 p. (Evaluating Education: Normative Systems and Institutional Practices; no. 1).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Enders, J. & Naidoo, R., Jul 2020, (Unpublished) EGOS symposium 2020.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution
Enders, J. & Naidoo, R., 2019, In: Studies in Higher Education. 44, 7, p. 1290-1301 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Cross Field Linkages and Agency in Organizational Fields: Academy of Management 2019 Conference Proceedings Vol. 2019, No. 1Lepori, B. & Naidoo, R., 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Constructing a national higher education brand for the UK: positional competition and promised capitalsLomer, S., Papatsiba, V. & Naidoo, R., 2018, In: Studies in Higher Education. 43, 1, p. 134-153 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access