AngloHigher® The Magazine of Global English Speaking Higher Education vol:2 issue:5 pages:11-12
The miscellanizing of information endangers some of our most well-established institutions; especially those that get their authority directly from their grip on knowledge . Knowledge in well-established institutions like schools, encyclopaedias, national scientific organisations, etc. has always been a tool of power and control. Although the philosophy of good education inherently means passing on knowledge and skills to others, there often still remained in some disciplines an atmosphere of secrecy. This was also the case in the field of internationalisation. A decade ago, the exchange coordinator was the omnipotent specialist in his field. He possessed detailed information of the partner institutions, like accommodation, contact persons, etc.