Fixing the model: University management to governance, MENA

Tuesday 04 February 2014 - 00:00 to Wednesday 05 February 2014 - 00:00
ISESCO, Rabat

This event is the third in a series of regional conferences held in Morocco for the MENA region. It aims to encourage the participating countries to rethink effectively their higher education reform policies to ensure greater employability to graduates of the system. Its objectives are to strengthen the capacity of universities managers, reinforce partnerships, to cultivate dialogue between policy makers, researchers, university managers and scientists on the one hand, and the media, civil society and private sector on the other, and ultimately, to create a space of exchange to strengthen South-South and North-South university partnerships.

Keynote speakers

• Prof. Michael Worton, lately Vice-Provost of University College London

• Dr Andrew McGettigan, journalist and author of The Great University Gamble: 

• Prof. Ossama Ibrahim, President of Alexandria University

Reforming Higher Education in Egypt

• Assoc Prof Dr Rozilini M Fernandez-Chung, Vice-President, HELP University, Malaysia

Event aims and objectives

• A better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in setting up the university governance reform axes;

• Increased knowledge of national, regional and global challenges regarding to university governance and the existing mechanisms;

• Establishing an inter-university collaborative platform

Who can attend?

Government officials, university presidents, researchers and research institutions, in addition to quality assurance and accreditation bodies. There will be delegations from the Middle East and North Africa (Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, etc..) Malaysia, Pakistan and the United Kingdom. 

To register your interest, please email: amina.elabdellaoui@britishcouncil.org