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  • Blog Post: Endnotes: e-Technology, An Ally of the Planet?

    Our final talk, from Natarajan Ishwaran (Director of Ecological and Earth Sciences Division, UNESCO) and Rob Bernard (General Manager Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft) concerned that ever present consideration - the environment. The role of technology A sobering view of environmental...
  • 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: At The Crossroads

    Margaret Spellings, US Secretary for Education led the first keynote with an inspiring talk around education in the United States, and gave some interesting ideas that could be taken elsewhere - as well as alerting us to some challenges faced in the US that could well be faced elsewhere. Agile...
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