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Higher Education for Development (HED). m4Ed4Dev Research Roundtable Roy Zimmermann Director of Programs March 28, 2011 rzimmermann@hedprogram.org Higher Education for Development One Dupont Circle, Suite 420 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 243-7699 www.HEDprogram.org.

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higher education for development hed

Higher Education for Development (HED)

m4Ed4Dev Research Roundtable

Roy Zimmermann

Director of Programs

March 28, 2011

rzimmermann@hedprogram.org

Higher Education for Development

One Dupont Circle, Suite 420

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 243-7699

www.HEDprogram.org

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Improved methods for addressing development goals: health, ed, ag, etc.

Host Country University

U.S Higher Education Institution

Partnerships Forged

Human and Institutional Capacity Developed

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Areas of Focus

HED partnerships address a wide range of development challenges, including:

  • Health
  • Global Food Security
  • Business/Economics
  • Environment and Natural Resource Management
  • Agriculture
  • Workforce Development
  • Small Business Growth and Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Democracy and Governance, Public Policy, and Journalism
  • Information Technology
  • Women and Development
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USAID’s New Education Strategy

Basic education with an emphasis on literacy

Higher Education and workforce development

Access to education in crisis and conflict

Other priorities and trends

Climate Change

Entrepreneurism and small and medium sized economic development

Feed the future

Global Health

  • Possible joint collaboration in entrepreneurship education in business/technology skills enabled through US universities to developing nations

USAID Education Goals

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Collaboration within USAID/EGAT/ED between basic education and Higher Education for Development (HED)

Reflects coordination of basic and higher education goals of new Education Strategy

Creating a template for future meetings

Goal is to generate recommendations for demonstration grants that will possibly be jointly funded between USAID and HED

m4Ed4Dev@Stanford

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HED Website (RFAs) (visit www.hedprogram.org)

News Releases

Social Media Networks

e-Alerts

e-Newsletter (sign up today at http://eepurl.com/Emoj)

Get Connected with HED

questions contact us

Questions? Contact Us

Roy Zimmermann, PhD Director of Programs

rzimmermann@HEDprogram.org

(202) 243-7699

Higher Education for Development

One Dupont Circle, Suite 420

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 243-7680

www.HEDprogram.org

For more information, also visit:

USAID: www.usaid.gov

MEPI: http://mepi.state.gov