Challenges of Higher Education Institutions in the Production of Data and Knowledge for Climate Resilience and Sustainable Development

The Universidad Mayor de San Andrés will present the topic 2.2: University events for the science-policy interface in environmental management and climate resilience in the framework of the Second Cycle of Interlearning in Research, Postgraduate, Social Interaction and Innovation Management, on August 22, 24 and 26, 2022, from 10:00 to 12:30 (Bolivian time / GMT-4). The objective of the virtual event is to "contribute to the strengthening of capacities between instances linked to the management of research, postgraduate studies and social interaction of the universities of the Bolivian University System (SUB in Spanish)". The director of UNESCO IESALC, Francesc Pedró, […]

Innovation Forum at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

This forum will highlight the social value of innovation and the transfer of knowledge from the university to its human and business environment in order to make its mission effective, as well as to involve the different agents of the ecosystem in the common challenge of "innovation at the service of people". UC3M's knowledge transfer is not only a factor of business impulse, but must also be considered in its social, ethical and civil aspect, as a generator of social value and at the service of the community. This consideration reinforces the broad vision of knowledge transfer, far from the […]

V Eurasian Forum on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

On September 29-30, 2022, the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA) is holding the annual V Eurasian Forum on Quality Assurance in Higher Education on the topic: "Sustainable development and the future of higher education". The Forum subthemes are: Values and new approaches to the quality of higher education. Expanding access and lifelong learning. Digitalization to improve learning and management efficiency. Enhancing the education system through training of school and university teacher. The program of the forum will feature rectors, vice-rectors and representatives of Kazakhstani universities, as well as heads of the international networks, foreign accreditation agencies and […]

2022 IAUP Regional Meeting “Recovery and Transformation: New Challenges for Higher Education Leaders”

The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) and the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (UNAB: Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga) organize the 2022 IAUP Regional Meeting “Recovery and Transformation: New Challenges for Higher Education Leaders”, to be held in Colombia on September 28-30, 2022. For three days, higher education leaders from around the world will come together to discuss highly relevant topics that contribute to the enhancement of senior leadership in the context of current trends and future need. Victoria Galán-Muros, Head of Research and Analysis at UNESCO IESALC, will lead the session "New ways to Reinvent Higher Education", based on the Roadmap […]

III Congress on Internationalization of Higher Education: New Realities

The III Congress on Internationalization of Higher Education (CIES in Spanish): New Realities, organized by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (National Autonomous University of Honduras), is a virtual congress with a wide participation of national and international institutions that address university activities: teaching, research, liaison, welfare and student life, and university management. The speakers will address topics related to online experiences of international research with a common goal, the adequacy of teaching and academic offerings to virtuality and its impact, the importance of strategic alliances to enhance internationalization between universities, virtual mobilities and all the experience of students, teachers, […]

XIX Seminar on quality of distance higher education: New scenarios for quality assurance in virtual education

The Global Education Summit Virtual Educa: transforming education from science, technology and innovation, to be held in Medellin - Colombia, October 19-21, 2022, aims to: favor in Latin America the implementation of objectives such as ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all; achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls; developing resilient infrastructures, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and fostering innovation; reducing inequalities between and within countries; as well as conserving and sustainably using oceans, seas and marine resources to achieve sustainable development. XIX Seminar on Quality in Higher Distance Education: New Scenarios […]

International Virtual Exchange Conference 2022

The 4th International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC) 2022 will be held at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University (Valencia, Spain), on October 26-28, 2022 in hybrid format. IVEC is the largest and most prominent event on Virtual Exchange, providing a forum for instructors, administrators, instructional designers, and educational leaders from institutions around the world interested in technology, international education, and new pedagogies. Emma Sabzalieva, Head of Higher Education Research and Policy Analysis, will present research completed by UNESCO IESALC on virtual student mobility at the panel “Researching the Field: Leveraging large-scale virtual exchange research to improve practice and advocacy”. Organized by […]

Uniting Higher Education, Governments, Industry and Society for a Sustainable Future

THE’s Global Sustainable Development Congress, hosted in partnership with the University of Glasgow, aims to unite higher education, governments, industry and civil society to ensure a more sustainable future. The event named “Uniting Higher Education, Governments, Industry and Society for a Sustainable Future” will be held from 31 October to 2 November 2022, in Glasgow, UK. This three-day event will deliver an immersive, multi-track agenda tackling the big issues around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with world leaders and influencers sharing their insights on the challenges faced in converting the goals into action and impact. In these complex times, rising to […]