Higher Education Webcasts

The World View

January 27, 2019 - 8:04pm
International engagement provides valuable learning and research opportunities and important potential for mutual benefit to its participants. Most universities today opt to be internationally engaged despite the complications and risks. That said, they are not always adequately prepared. 
January 20, 2019 - 3:09pm
Latin America — and its leading universities — are at a turning point, one that could usher in a new era of international collaboration, with wide-ranging implications for students, faculty and regional economies.
January 10, 2019 - 1:19pm
Notwithstanding a conventional narrative that reforms largely failed, I argue that they contributed significantly to much of what became and remains best about the region’s higher education.
January 3, 2019 - 1:07pm
Higher education throughout Latin America is in need of dramatic transformation.
December 17, 2018 - 6:21pm
Some progress has been made with regard to the number of women faculty, but the higher education sector still remains one of the areas where significant gender disparity exists.
November 26, 2018 - 1:31pm
New cadres are needed to run the economy and society, both of which are in acute need of modernization, but without new kinds of schools and universities this task will prove impossible. 
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am
University autonomy and academic freedom are essential if universities are to fulfill their social mission which is why public authorities must guarantee and promote respect for these prerogatives.
November 13, 2018 - 12:24pm
The need to attract international students and talent is particularly pressing in Japan where the birthrate is among the lowest in the world, leading to a shrinking youth population and demographic decline. 
November 5, 2018 - 4:10pm
We must find ways to ensure that equal respect, recognition and reward is given to excellence in teaching, research and service by institutional leaders, governments, publishers, university ranking and accreditation schemes. 
November 1, 2018 - 12:21pm
If we cancel academic engagement with a country when we are shocked by something the government has done, then we cede international relations to economic, political and military interests.



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