Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Going Global 4 - The UK's International Education Conference

Going Global 4 - The UK's International Education Conference
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Central London, 24 - 26 March, 2010

A distinguished line-up of more than 100 speakers in 40 sessions has been planned for this year's Going Global 4 conference.

Experts on international education include:
a.. Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of Melbourne
b.. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Vice Chancellor, Universities Sains Malaysia
c.. Dr. Gwang-Jo Kim, Director, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
d.. Charles Fadel, Global Lead Education, CISCO
e.. Professor Julia King, Vice Chancellor, Aston University

Some of the over 40 sessions:
2020 vision - opportunities for skills partnerships in Vietnam
Ambitious education reform: implications for Hong Kong
Can governments deliver their higher education policies without the private sector?
China 2020: the internationalisation agenda
Doing north-south partnerships
Education 2.0: Preparing students for tomorrow’s world
Educational strategies in the quality assurance of TNE
Embedding global citizenship within the student experience
Engaging students in global issues: the responsibility of education to develop the ethical student
Erasmus: the changing face of mobility
Europe and beyond: new partnership models, TNE and Bologna
Fraud and verification: an international response to an international issue
Gearing up for the future: skills and knowledge under the microscope
Getting quality and access to language learning right
Hit or myth: UK / Africa partnerships supporting skills development
How can language requirements contribute to successful student mobility?
Improving recruitment strategy: international student choices and the changing higher education landscape
Inclusion in education: responding to changing societies
Institutional partnerships: what’s the real value?
International branch campuses: motivations, opportunities and challenges
Internationalisation index
Is internationalisation a western construct?
Iraq: meeting the challenges through education reform and partnerships
Leading tertiary education into a global future
League tables – flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
Managing expectations and supporting the international experience
New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
New horizons: the future of HE partnerships
Power of partnerships: how partnerships in Africa support development
Rapidly developing world class research in the Gulf
Responding to HE internationalisation
Strangers in a foreign land: international student security
Skills development: lessons from the European experience
Succeeding in the global competition for academic talent
Team Germany: tactics to top the global Bundesliga
What do employers seek and how can we deliver?
What do the students want?
What makes a truly global university?
Which way is the pendulum swinging?
Widening access to higher level skills: the contribution of global partnerships
Equality in international education: how do universities respond to the new demographic?
You can’t ask that: eliminating bias to make English tests fair for all

For more information visit www.britishcouncil.org/goingglobal or email going-global@britishcouncil.org

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