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  1. New Challenges for Tertiary Education Hanoi, 11 December 2006

  2. the future of tertiary education?

  3. are tertiary education systems ready?

  4. outline of the presentation... • importance of knowledge for developing countries • changing education & training needs • emerging challenges

  5. economic development is increasingly linked to a nation’s ability to acquire and apply knowledge

  6. Conclusión

  7. knowledge is a key factor in explaining the difference between poverty and wealth

  8. application of knowledge to poverty-related sectoral challenges, as in agriculture Wheat Yields in Argentina and India 1885-1995 Adapted from: Pardey, Chang-Kang and Alston

  9. knowledge to solve environmental problems

  10. knowledge for safety

  11. disaster preparedness • sismology • vulcanology • climatology (floods, tsunamis, droughts, etc.)

  12. Tsunami26 December 2004

  13. understanding of global issues

  14. acceleration of speed of creation of new knowledge

  15. outline of the presentation... • importance of knowledge for developing countries • changing education & training needs

  16. changing education and training needs • higher skill levels

  17. relative earning gaps are increasing Male Female

  18. 5% 2000 36% 59% 2% 1980 25% 73% 1.5% 1960 10% 88% South Korea and Malaysia 26% 2000 55% 18% 1980 9% 49% 42% 1960 3% 17% 80%

  19. changing education and training needs • higher skill levels • flexibility to adapt to change

  20. changes in job task-skill demands in the USA (1960 – 1998) Source: Autor, Levy, and Murnane (2003) “The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration,” Quarterly Journal of Economics.

  21. PISA results for selected countries OECD Average

  22. changing education and training needs • higher skill levels • flexibility to adapt to change • need for continuing education

  23. from innocence

  24. … to wisdom

  25. Formal Learning Informal Learning Learning Systems Non-Formal Learning Framework for Lifelong Learning 80 AGE 0 AGE

  26. university of the future? continuing education postgraduate studies first degree

  27. changing education and training needs • higher skill levels • flexibility to adapt to change • need for continuing education • learning to learn and unlearn continuously

  28. new pedagogical approaches • focus on learning tailored to needs of individuals rather than teaching • new and varied modalities for learning: interactive & collaborative learning • reliance on advanced education technology in appropriate ways • representation of knowledge and concept in multiple ways • teacher as guide and facilitator

  29. “In the early twenty-first century, people will be able to study what they want, when they want, where they want, and in the language they prefer, electronically.“ Peter Knight, July 1994

  30. outline of the presentation... • importance of knowledge for developing countries • changing education & training needs • emerging challenges

  31. opportunity or challenge?

  32. challenges • world class • financial sustainability • integration of ICT • quality assurance • flexibility

  33. what does it mean to be world class? • research universities or all types of tertiary institutions? • every institution or a select few? • beware of regional imbalances

  34. evolution of Nokia sales

  35. challenges • world class • financial sustainability

  36. challenges • world class • financial sustainability • integration of ICT

  37. the digital divide

  38. challenges • world class • financial sustainability • integration of ICT • quality assurance