“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw
What's happening in Higher Education!
The World Universities Forum (WUF) is interdisciplinary in scope, and
seeks to explore the meaning and purposes of the academy in times of
striking social transformation. The WUF brings together university
administrators, teachers, and researchers to discuss the prospects of
the academy and to exemplify or imagine ways in which the university can
take a leading and constructive role in the transformations of our
In 2013, the forum will be held at the Robson Square, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada from 10 to 11 January. The forum examines the role and future of the University in a changing world. It is ambitious in its intellectual and practical, agenda-setting scope, and broad in its themes.
Modernisation and employability at heart of new higher education reform strategy!
As part of Europe's strategy for jobs and growth, the European Commission presented a reform strategy to boost graduate numbers, improve teaching quality and maximise what higher education can do to help the EU economy emerge stronger from the crisis.
Nordic Conference on Higher Education and Research to be held from Thursday 9th – Friday 10th February 2012. The conference is organized by the University of Helsinki’s Network for Higher Education and Innovation Research, the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers in Finland and Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre.
What's the Purpose of Higher Education in the 21st Century?