UNESCO / IESALC: Futuros de la educación superior (consulta a expertos)
Marzo 18, 2021

captura-de-pantalla-2020-04-15-a-las-10-45-54EXPERT CONSULTATIONS

As part of IESALC’s project on the Futures of Higher Education , we are collaborating with higher education experts from every part of the world. Our team of experts are highly distinguished figures with extensive experience in teaching, researching and/or enacting higher education. Working with these experts, we are generating innovative and visionary ideas about the purpose and functions of higher education around the world as it might be thirty years from now.

Each expert prepared a concept note sharing their views, ideas, and expertise on the two key questions this project is exploring: How would you like higher education to be in 2050? How could higher education contribute to better futures for all in 2050?

We invite you to read their concept notes, which are available below in English, French and Spanish.

In addition, IESALC together with the UNESCO Future of Learning and Innovation team are organizing a series of workshops with this group. The workshops provide opportunities to dialogue and develop the ideas and thinking developed in the concept notes.

Concept notes

Professor Naomar Almeida-Filho, Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of São Paulo, Brazil

English – Français – Español

Professor N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba, Director of the Institute for African Development, Cornell University, USA

English – Français – Español

Professor Ronald Barnett, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, University College London, UK

English – Français – Español

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor, University of the West Indies

English – Français – Español

Professor José Joaquín Brunner, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile

English – Français – Español

Professor Michael Cross, Director of the Ali Mazrui Centre for Higher Education Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa 

English – Français – Español 

Professor Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila, Coordinator of the LAC Regional Observatory on Internationalization and Networks in Tertiary Education, University of Guadalajara, México 

English – Français – Español 

Professor Marek Kwiek, UNESCO Chair in Institutional Research and Higher Education Policy and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Poznan, Poland

English – Français – Español

Professor Liu Haifeng; College of Education, Zhejiang University, China

English – Français – Español

Professor Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh, Vice President for Humanities, University of Jordan, Jordan 

English – Français – Español 

Professor Mpine Makoe, The Commonwealth of Learning Chair OER, The Institute for Open Distance Learning, The University of South Africa, South Africa 

English – Français – Español

Professor Emerita Takyiwaa Manuh, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana

English – Français – Español

Professor Simon Marginson, University of Oxford, UK

English – Français – Español

Dr. Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities, India

English – Français – Español

Professor Marcela Mollis, Research Director on Comparative Higher Education, Instituto Universitario de la Cooperación, Argentina

English – Français – Español 

Professor Rajani Naidoo, Director of the International Centre of Higher Education Management and UNESCO Chair in Higher Education Management, University of Bath, UK

English – Français – Español

Dr Oomandra Nath Varma, Director, Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

English – Français – Español

Dr. Dorcas Beryl Otieno, OGW, UNESCO Chair on Higher Education Development for a Green Economy and Sustainability,Senior Lecturer, Kenyatta University, Kenya  

English – Français – Español  

Professor Dzulkifli (Dzul) Razak, Rector, International Islamic University Malaysia 

English – Français – Español – Video version, Arabic and Bahasa Melayu – opens IIUM website

Professor Nagla Rizk, The American University in Cairo, Egypt 

English – Français – Español 

Professor Patricia Mariella Ruiz Bravo Lopez, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality in Higher Education, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Perú

English – Français – Español 

Professor Emeritus  Chanita Rukspollmuang, Vice President, Siam University, Thailand 

English – Français – Español 

Luis Fernando Sarango Macas, Pushak/Rector, Pluriversidad Amawtay Wasi, Ecuador

English – Français – Español

Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, University of Waikato, New Zealand

English – Français – Español

Professor Felisa Tibbitts, UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Higher Education, Chair in Human Rights Education, Utrecht University, Netherlands

English – Français – Español

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