Ismaili Centre Conversation

April 12, 2016

Building the 21st Century University: Tertiary Education in a Changing Global Context

Jamil Salmi, Global Tertiary Education Expert & Wenona Giles, Professor (York University), Project Director, Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) discuss:

  • The role that universities and tertiary education play in supporting innovation and developing civil societies so as to strengthen economic growth, governance, social justice, and culture
  • How changing global contexts and new technologies are impacting delivery of higher education, particularly in the developing world
  • Building higher education capacity in developing countries
  • The connections between investments in higher education and improved development outcomes

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