International Meeting of Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities

On September 16, the "International Meeting of Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities" will be held. It is a "space for meeting and dialogue with experts who will guide us and help us to transform experiences and learning derived from the current global crisis in a great window of opportunity for higher education", as indicated on its website. The event is organized by the educational innovation system "Universidad 2030", created by Virtual Educa and UNESCO IESALC. The presentation: "Challenges faced by learning models in higher education for current and new generations" will be given by Yuma Inzolia, UNESCO […]

International Forum Rethinking education in times of uncertainty. Learnings and challenges | Mexico

The Secretaría de Educación de Guanajuato (Guanajuato Ministry of Education) organizes the International Forum Rethinking education in times of uncertainty. Learnings and challenges on September 22, 23 and 24. The virtual event will consist of a series of lectures and panels to discuss the state of education derived from the health contingency, its impacts, the priority areas to be addressed, the challenges and the common fronts where we must reinforce improvement actions. The director of UNESCO IESALC, Francesc Pedró, will speak with the keynote "The impacts of COVID-19 for higher education", which will be held on September 23 from 5:00 […]

Webinar: Innovation and Technology in higher education | Peru

Francesc Pedró, director of UNESCO IESALC, will participate in the Webinar: Innovation and Technology in higher education that will take place on Friday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Peru time). The event is organized by the DIFODS Program "Strengthening the skills of teachers who use portable electronic devices" of the Ministry of Education of Peru.

III Sustainability Forum 2021: Education as a basis for sustainable development

Yuma Inzolia, UNESCO IESALC academic coordinator, will participate in the opening table How to approach higher education from a sustainable approach? within the framework of the III Sustainability Forum 2021: Education as a basis for sustainable development that will take place on Monday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. (Peru time). The event is organized by the Sustainability Office of the Faculty of Communication Sciences, Tourism and Psychology of the Universidad San Martín de Porres.  The table How to approach higher education from a sustainable approach? aims to generate reflections on how the concept of education has evolved in recent years, […]

La Tercera Conferencia Mundial de Educación Superior de la UNESCO (WHEC2021) se realizará en mayo de 2022

La Conferencia Mundial de Educación Superior (WHEC2021), que se celebrará del 18 al 20 Mayo de 2022 en Barcelona,España, tiene por objeto reformular las ideas y prácticas de la educación superior para garantizar el desarrollo sostenible para el planeta y la humanidad. Los objetivos y el alcance estratégico de la conferencia representan una oportunidad para profundizar y ampliar esfuerzos comunes de producción de conocimientos, diálogo político, intercambio y creación de redes. La UNESCO considera que este proceso de construcción colectiva es la mayor riqueza de esta conferencia, que pretende convertirse en una conversación global sobre la educación superior.  

A global perspective on distance higher education after the pandemic | Mexico

On October 11, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm (Mexico time) the XII National Colloquium on Distance Higher Education will be held. The event is organized by the la Red de Bachilleratos Universitarios Públicos a Distancia (RED) of the Common Space for Distance Higher Education (Espacio Común de Educación Superior a Distancia (ECOESAD) of Mexico. The director of UNESCO IESALC, Francesc Pedró, will participate as a lecturer with his presentation "A global perspective on distance higher education after the pandemic".

Seventh edition of the Congress of the Americas on International Education

The seventh edition of the Congress of the Americas on International Education (CAEI), organized by the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE), is hosted by Chile and will be held in virtual format from October 19-22, 2021. CAEI Chile-2021 is organized in collaboration with the higher education institutions and associations that make up the National Committee and the invaluable support of the Chilean Ministry of Education. It aims to promote academic collaboration, establish institutional ties, consolidate strategic alliances and exchange success stories related to the internationalization of higher education in order to promote development at the local, regional and international […]

ANUIES-TIC Meeting 2021

The ANUIES-TIC Meeting is a space aimed at ICT directors and managers of higher education institutions in Ibero-America organized by ANUIES-TIC and MetaRed México. It is made up of keynote conferences and panels of experts, dictated by national and international speakers. It has specialized workshops for training and updating on ICT issues. It allows to know and potentiate emerging technologies. It is assisted by the main players in the ICT industry. It is the meeting point for the exchange of ideas and experiences with industry, government and academia on ICT. It is also the setting for collaborative work meetings with […]

#SaveTheDate Racism in the academy: Global perspectives on higher education and the struggle for race equality

"Racism in the academy: Global perspectives on higher education and the struggle for race equality" is an UNESCO IESALC event which will be held on November 3rd from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (Caracas time) with the support of the University of Bath, UK, and the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), Argentina. Higher education has historically played and continues to play a role in the naturalization and reproduction of racism – and it can also play in eradicating it. To advance towards racial equality, the multiple ways in which racism operates within higher education systems and institutions need to […]

ANUIES 2021 International Conference “University Governance: Articulating Axis of an Equitable, Inclusive and Quality Higher Education”

The ANUIES 2021 International Conference "University Governance: Articulating Axis of an Equitable, Inclusive and Quality Higher Education" will be held on November 11 and 12 to reflect and analyze the challenges posed by university governance from a global perspective. The event is organized by the National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES) in coordination with the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC). On November 11, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the director of the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO-IESALC), Francesc Pedró, will give the keynote lecture: “Towards the […]

ANUIES 2021 International Conference “University Governance: Articulating Axis of an Equitable, Inclusive and Quality Higher Education”

The ANUIES 2021 International Conference "University Governance: Articulating Axis of an Equitable, Inclusive and Quality Higher Education" will be held on November 11 and 12 to reflect and analyze the challenges posed by university governance from a global perspective. The event is organized by the National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES) (Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)) in coordination with the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC).  On November 11, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Los Angeles time), the director of the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America […]