Video: Going Global 2015 Big, bold and brave

Big, bold and brave: the world’s largest HE systems


Monday 1 June 2015


Chair: Prof. Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education, Institute of Education, University College London, UK


Irina Arzhanova, Director, National Training Foundation, Russia

Dr Patti McGill Peterson, Presidential Advisor - Global Initiatives, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, American Council on Education, USA

Dr Renato Pedrosa, Associate Professor of the Department of Science & Technology Policy, Institute of Geosciences, University of Campinas, Brazil

Yang Shen, Minister Counsellor for Education, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, UK

Prof. N.V. Varghese, Director, Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education (CPRHE), India


This session presents British Council report which compares the experience of participation growth in nine of the largest higher education systems in the world: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, the UK and USA. The panel discusses three key challenges - governance, funding and quality.

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