British Council - Going Global 4
25 Mar 2010
Held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

We broadcast all plenary sessions live from this major international education conference.

Our partner for the live sessions was: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Programme details: HERE

Programme

Day 1 - 25 Mar 2010

09:30
1A: Martin Davidson CMG, Chief Executive, British Council, UK World potential: making education meet the challenge
Welcome address

09:35
1A: Rt Hon. David Lammy MP, Minister of State for Higher Education and Intellectual Property Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK
World potential:making education meet the challenge Ministerial address

09:45
1A: Professor John Sexton, President, New York University, USA World potential: making education meet the challenge
10:15
1A: Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of Melbourne, Australia World potential: Making education meet the challenge
10:35
1A: World potential: making education meet the challenge | Panel
Professor Isak Froumin, Lead Education Specialist, Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank, Russia Dr Gwang-Jo Kim, Director, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education Sharda Prasad, Director General for Employment and Training and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, India Professor Leandro Tessler, Director of Foreign Relations, UNICAMP, Brazil Madam ZHANG Xiuqin, Director General, Department of International Co-operation and Exchange, Ministry of Education, China

11:30
2A: Professor DZULKIFLI Abdul Razak, Vice-Chancellor, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia Is internationalisation a western construct?
11:40
2A: Pawan Agarwal, Principal Secretary, Government of West Bengal, India Research Scholar, University of Melbourne
Is internationalisation a western construct?

11:50
2A: Professor Michael Worton, Vice Provost, University College London, UK
Is internationalisation a western construct?

12:00
2A: Panel | Is internationalisation a western construct?
12:15
2E: Dr Dave Burnapp, Senior Lecturer and National Teaching Fellow, Northampton Business School, UK Institutional partnerships: what's the real value?
12:15
2E: Dr David McPhail, Senior Lecturer and post-graduate tutor, Imperial College London, UK Institutional partnerships: what's the real value?
12:20
2E: Discussion Institutional partnerships: what's the real value? |
13:15
Audience reaction
13:43
3A: On behalf of Madam ZHANG Xiuqin, Director General Department of International Co-operation and Exchange, Ministry of Education, China
China 2020: the internationalisation agenda

13:44
3A: Discussion | China 2020: the internationalisation agenda
13:45
3G: Charles Fadel, Global Lead, Education, CISCO Systems, USA Gearing up for the future: skills and knowledge under the microscope

14:05
3G: Martin Green, Director General, Workplace Partnerships Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development, Canada Gearing up for the future: skills and knowledge under the microscope
14:15
3G: Dr Warren Fox, Executive Director, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, UAE | Dr Barbara Hayward, Director of Strategic Projects, Higher Education, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, UAE
Gearing up for the future: skills and knowledge under the microscope

14:30
3G: Discussion | Gearing up for the future: skills and knowledge under the microscope
14:50
4A: Phil Baty, Editor, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and Deputy Editor, Times Higher Education, UK League tables: flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
14:51
4A: Fabrice Hénard, Analyst, Higher Education, OECD, France League tables: flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
14:52
4A: Professor Rebecca Hughes, Chair of Applied Linguistics, University of Nottingham, UK League tables: flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
14:53
4A: Paul Marshall, Executive Director, 1994 Group, UK League tables: flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
14:54
4A: Discussion | League tables: flawed rankings or key benchmarks?
15:00
4G: Ross Hudson, Programme Officer, International Association of Universities (IAU) Responding to HE internationalisation
15:00
4G: Dr Iman El Kaffass, Visiting Lecturer, British University in Egypt, President, Step Up Consultancy, Egypt Professor David A. Kirby, Founding Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Science, British University, Egypt
Responding to HE internationalisation

15:00
4G: Dr Judith Lamie, International Director, University of Leeds, Egypt | Dr David Law, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students and External), Edge Hill University, UK
Responding to HE internationalisation

15:45
4G: Discussion | Responding to HE internationalisation
16:45
5A: Martin G. Bean, Vice-Chancellor, Open University, UK Opening learning: new ambitions for higher education in a Web 2.0 world

16:45
5A: John Donovan, Managing Director, UK Northern and Central Europe, Opening learning: new ambitions for higher education in a Web 2.0 world

16:45
5A: Professor Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University, UK Opening learning: new ambitions for higher education in a Web 2.0 world

16:45
5A: Ben Watson, Director, Microsoft Learning, USA Opening learning: new ambitions for higher education in a Web 2.0 world

16:45
5A: Discussion | Opening learning: new ambitions for higher education in a Web 2.0 world
16:45
5G: Panel discussion What makes a truly global university?
Dr John R. Mallea, Former Vice-Chancellor and President Emeritus, Brandon University, Canada Professor John Sexton, President, New York University, USA Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol, UK Professor Timothy W. Tong, President Emeritus, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Day 2 - 26 Mar 2010

09:00
6A: Panel discussion | What do the students want?
William Archer, Director, i-graduate, UK Rachel Fletcher, Director, Enrolment Management Services, Hobsons plc, UK Jazreel Goh, Director, Education Marketing, British Council, China Rebecca Loades, Associate Director, Graduate Management Admission Council, UK Jonathan Pratt, Marketing Director, StudyLink, Australia

09:00
6G: David Graddol, Director, The English Company (UK) Ltd, UK Getting the quality of language learning right: India and employability
09:05
6G: Dr Philida Schellekens, Consultant and Author, The Schellekens Consultancy, UK Getting the quality of language learning right: India and employability

09:45
6G: Discussion | Getting the quality of language learning right: India and employability
10:30
7A: Professor Robin Middlehurst, Professor of Higher Education, Kingston University, UK New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
10:31
7A: Professor M. Badr Aboul-Ela, Director and Commissioner for the Commission for Academic Accreditation, UAE New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
10:32
7A: Dr Muriel Oaks Dean, Center for Distance and Professional Education, Washington State University, USA New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
10:33
7A: Professor Rupert Maclean, Director, Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development and Chair, Professor of International Education, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
10:34
7A: Discussion | New global regionalism: competition and collaboration
Chaired by: Dr Don Olcott Jnr - Chief Executive, Observeratory on Borderless Higher Education, UK

10:35
7G: Pawan Agarwal, Principal Secretary, Government of West Bengal, India and Research Scholar, University of Melbourne, Australia Can governments deliver their higher education policies without the private sector?
10:35
7G: Dennis Murray, Executive Director, Australian Association for International Education, Australia Can governments deliver their higher education policies without the private sector?

10:35
7G: Lord John Tomlinson, Chair, Association of Independent Higher Education Providers, UK Can governments deliver their higher education policies without the private sector?
11:00
7G: Discussion | Can governments deliver their higher education policies without the private sector?
11:35
8A: Pat Killingley, Director Higher Education and Education UK, British Council, UK Shaping the next generation:
current and future developments in international education

11:36
8A: John McNamara, Senior Economist, Country & Economic Research, The Economist Intelligence Unit, UK Shaping the next generation:
current and future developments in international education

11:37
8A: Andrew Williamson, Global Director Economic Research, The Economist Shaping the next generation:
current and future developments in international education

11:38
8A: Discussion Shaping the next generation: current and future developments in international education
11:46
8G: Steve Woodfield, Senior Researcher in Higher Education Policy and Management, Kingston University, UK Europe and beyond:
new partnership models, TNE and Bologna

11:46
8G: Ulrich Grothus, Deputy Secretary-General and Director for Strategy and Projects, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany | Chair. Europe and beyond:
new partnership models, TNE and Bologna

11:47
8G: Dennis Murray, Executive Director, Australian Association for International Education, Australia Europe and beyond:
new partnership models, TNE and Bologna

11:48
8G: Discussion | Europe and beyond: new partnership models, TNE and Bologna
14:00
9A: Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of Melbourne, Australia Strangers in a foreign land: or citizens of the world?

14:00
9A: Panel Strangers in a foreign land: or citizens of the world?
Dr Allan E. Goodman, President and Chief Executive, Institute of International Education, USA Frances Kelly, Education Counsellor Europe, Ministry of Education, New Zealand

14:00
9G: Dr Manfred Tessaring, Head of Research and Policy Analysis, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Greece Skills development: lessons from the European experience
14:01
9G: Tom Leney Head of International Unit, Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency, UK Skills development:
lessons from the European experience

14:02
9G: Madlen Serban, Director, European Training Foundation, Italy Skills development:
lessons from the European experience

14:03
9G: Chris Evans-Klock, Director, Skills and Employability, International Labour Organisation Skills development:
lessons from the European experience

14:04
9G: Tazeen Fasih, Senior Human Development Economist, Africa Region, World Bank Skills development:
lessons from the European experience

14:05
9G: Professor David Atchoarena, Director, Division for Education Strategies and Capacity Development, UNESCO, France Skills development:
lessons from the European experience

14:06
9G: Discussion | Skills development: lessons from the European experience
15:15
10A: Martin Davidson CMG, Chief Executive, British Council, UK Closing session
15:15
10A: Professor Laurie Taylor, Visiting Professor and Broadcaster, UK Closing session