The event took place last 6-7 March, 2013, with the objective to develop a collaborative debate on the regional articles for the upcoming GUNi report. The Seminar followed the events of the public launch of the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research at UVic.
In this article, Axel Didriksson presents, from an analytical and programmatic perspective, the existing debate for a new agenda of transformation of higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean by analyzing its main features and components.
GUNi invites you to participate in a research project on community-university engagement by completing an online survey questionnaire. The conclusions of the research will be published in the next GUNi Report, “Higher Education in the world 5”.
The 6th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education: “Let’s build transformative knowledge to drive social change”, organized by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), will take place on 12-15, May 2013.
In this article Orlando Sáenz and Javier Benayas from University of Applied and Environmental Sciences, Colombia and the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain respectively, present a condensed version of the regional article on Latin America and The Caribbean included in the GUNi Report Higher...
In this article Ko Nomura and Osamu Abe, from Nagoya University and Rikkyo University, Japan, present a condensed version of the regional article on Asia and the Pacific included in the GUNi Report Higher Education in the World 4.
On October 17, the ‘Big Tent’ group of regional and global community engagement networks held their second global video dialogue. The PASCAL International Observatory at the University of Glasgow hosted the event with Rajesh Tandon, GACER Chair and PRIA President and Michael Osborne, PASCAL...
In this article Olga Sheremetova, currently a student in the Master programme Higher Education Research and Development at the University of Kassel, Germany, explains how the Russian Federation is working on the Millennium Development Goals’ implementation.
In this article, the author discusses the rapid growth of the university system in China, termed “massification”, and the backlash which has arisen as a result of this sudden expansion. She also dissects the government’s attempts to curtail the issues resulting from these challenges.
In this article the author explores the evolution of tertiary educational institutions in three South American states, including non-university options along with their systemic differences and similarities and their contributions to higher education in the region.
This article describes the content and implications of the latest GUNi Report, which aims to stimulate serious and profound thought, opening opportunities that should be jointly analyzed, discussed and hopefully used by academics, university leaders, policymakers and members of civil society and...