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Synthesis Report

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TING CAREERS academia:

Co-Editors: Libing Wang and Wesley Teter

professional advancement p o l i c i e s and p r a c t i c e s in asia-pacific

Recalibrating Careers in Academia: Professional Advancement Policies and Practices in Asia-Pacific Co-Editors: Libing Wang and Wesley Teter

Published in 2017 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France and UNESCO Bangkok Office © UNESCO 2017 ISBN: 978-92-9223-573-4 (print version) ISBN: 978-92-9223-574-1 (electronic version)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vii

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Case Studies on Professional Advancement Policies and Practices in Higher Education in Asia-Pacific . . . . . . . . . 1

Chapter 01: Australia

Academic Staff Promotion in Australia: Characteristics and Concerns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Chapter 02: Cambodia

Academic Promotion of Higher Education Teaching Personnel in Cambodia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Issues About the Status and Career Advancement of Academics in Cambodia vs. The 1997 UNESCO Recommendation . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Academic Promotion in Cambodia: En Route to Reform . . . . . . . . . . .56 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Chapter 03: Hong Kong SAR, China

Academic Promotion of Higher Education Teaching Personnel in Hong Kong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Context and Background of Academic Promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 National/System Policy Objectives and Their Impact on Academic Promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89 Structure and Criteria for Academic Promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Evaluation and Recruitment Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Concluding Remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

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Chapter 04: India

Promotion in the Academic Profession in India: Upward Mobility of Teachers in Higher Education . . . . . . . . . 105

Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Higher Education in India . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Academic Profession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Recruitment, Qualifications and Promotions of Teachers . . . . . . . . . . 117 Promotional Avenues and Upward Mobility of Teachers . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Methods of Promotion/Upward Mobility