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  • Blog Post: Barriers To Achieving The Vision

    Themes: Access & Quality Delivering on the Needs of Employability Expert panel speakers:- Dr. Suaad Fahad Alharthi Saudi Ministry of Higher Education Dr. Bruno Lanvin INSEAD Dr. Jan-Martin Lowendah Gartner Dr Tarek G. Shawki UNESCO, Director, Bureau for Science and Technology...
  • Blog Post: A Community Perspective

    Commissioner Jan Figel spoke well of the national benefits of education - and the true benefits to a society that lifelong learning can bring. Autonomy, and responsibility for all of those in the academic space was highlighted as a must, and the twin, key points of accessibility and quality of content...
  • Blog Post: Changing Contours of Tertiary Education: Role of ICTs

    Mr Abdul Waheed Khan, Assistant Director General for Communication & Information, UNESCO reminded us of the key challenges we face with HE. I know that these have been mentioned before, but it's well to constantly have them at the top of our minds - as these are what we must solve if HE is to be...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to UNESCO

    A PDF copy of the Director General's speech may be found here . Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director General of UNESCO kicked off the proceedings by highlighting the sheer scope of the problems faced, worldwide, in education. But 'problems' is a harsh word, and throughout his speech, Mr. Matsuura emphasised...
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