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Webinar and launch of the report Thinking Higher and Beyond: Perspectives on the Futures of Higher Education to 2050

25 May 2021 hora: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

On May 25, 2021, a webinar will mark the launch of the new UNESCO IESALC report, Thinking Higher and Beyond: Perspectives on the Futures of Higher Education to 2050. The event will count on the participation of higher education experts about the futures of higher education around the world.

The report is the first phase of a multi-phased project on the Futures of Higher Education undertaken by UNESCO IESALC during 2021. The project, conducted within UNESCO’s Futures of Education flagship initiative, aims to “rethink education and shape the future.”

The event will be held vía Zoom in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation

Registration: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/j/93215411661

 

Agenda  | May 25, 2021 | 9:00h – 10:30h Caracas -4GMT | 13:00h – 14:30h UTC

9:00h – 9:15h  | Welcome remarks and introduction to the Futures of Education initiative, Francesc Pedró, UNESCO IESALC Director; Representative of the Future of Learning and Innovation team, UNESCO

9:15h – 9:20h  | Launch of the report Thinking Higher and Beyond: Perspectives on the Futures of Higher Education to 2050Emma Sabzalieva, UNESCO IESALC Senior Policy Analyst

9:20h – 10:00h | What could the futures of higher education look like?

Brief interventions by experts involved in the UNESCO IESALC consultation. The speakers are Professor Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh, Vice President for Humanities, University of Jordan, Jordan; Professor Emerita Takyiwaa Manuh, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana, Professor Rajani Naidoo, Director of the International Centre of Higher Education Management and UNESCO Chair in Higher Education Management, University of Bath, UK, Professor Dzulkifli (Dzul) Razak, Rector, International Islamic University Malaysia, Professor Patricia Mariella Ruiz Bravo Lopez, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality in Higher Education, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Perú.

10:00h – 10:25h | Questions from the audience, moderated by Emma Sabzalieva and Sara Maneiro, UNESCO IESALC

10:25h – 10:30h | Closure and event photo

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25 May 2021
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