Shape of things to come 2: the evolution of transnational education
05 Sep 2013
A British Council event

Headline Speakers

This evening broadcast began with an overview of the research presented by Kevin Van-Cauterfrom British Council and John McNamara, Director, McNamara Economic Research followed by a discussion between a panel around key questions and chaired by Dr William Lawton, Director, Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, UK.

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Programme
18:30
Session 1
Introduction by conference chair: Dr William Lawton, Director, Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, United Kingdom;
Welcome: Dr Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council United Kingdom;
Opening remarks: Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, United Kingdom;
Presentation of research findings:
Kevin Van Cauter, Higher Education Adviser, British Council, United Kingdom;
John McNamara, Director of Research, McNamara Economic Research, Ireland;
Response to findings: Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, United Kingdom;

19:30
Session 2
Malaysia case study: Dr Rozilini M Fernandez-Chung, Vice President and Associate Professor, HELP University, Malaysia;
Dan Shah, Assistant Director for Policy, Higher Education International Unit, United Kingdom;
Panel discussion:
Professor Nick Miles OBE, Provost and Chief Executive Officer, The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China;
Lucky Moahi, Coordinator, Botswana Education Hub, Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Botswana;
Dr Rozilini M Fernandez-Chung, Vice President and Associate Professor, HELP University, Malaysia