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Title: Synthesis: Comparability, Convergence and Congruence?
Contributor(s): Vlaardingerbroek, Barend (author); Taylor, Neil (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: It is tempting to think that people a century from now will look upon today's plethora of tertiary admission regulations with a bemused shake of the head. In the meantime, it is a reality with which we must live as best we can and fathom to the best of our ability. In this brief closing chapter, we shall discuss the factors that influence university admission policies - 'massification', university autonomy and comparability issues - before addressing the option of conducting university entrance examinations that are separate from end-of-school certification examinations. We shall end by attempting to answer the question which we beg through the subtitle of this book: Is the global university system indeed moving towards commonality in admission procedures?
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Getting into Varsity: Comparability, Convergence and Congruence, p. 293-300
Publisher: Cambria Press
Place of Publication: New York, United States of America
ISBN: 9781604977134
Field of Research (FOR): 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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