Conference Reports

Higher Education in the Age of Transformation

The first ever conference report presents the key findings from Higher Education in the Age of Transformation and each of the panel discussion. Over the two day conference, panellists covered a variety of topics including Development, Health and Education, Skills and Indicators for Employment in the 21st Century Job Market, Technology and Teaching Generation Z, The Role of Academic Innovation, Challenging the Status Quo in Education, Higher Education and Entrepreneurship, and Building Bridges in Higher Education.

Teaching Tech to Generation Z

Teaching Tech to Generation Z took place on Saturday 18 May, 2019 at the German School in London, England. The student-led conference offered a solution-oriented dialogue where participants in education, tech and research examined the ways in which education needs to adapt to address the needs of Generation Z in a changing world. Through two panel discussions, speakers examined a variety of topics including the challenges and opportunities of ‘Teaching Tech’ and social and mental well-being of young adults in the digital age. 

Women, Development and Higher Education

Women, Development and Higher Education took place on 2 July, 2019 at Srinakharinwirot University in Thailand. This female focused conference featuring all female panelists produced practical solutions with clear action points highlighting the different aspects of the complex and fascinating challenge of shaping higher education for the future. Through three paneled discussions, speakers suggested ways to achieve gender parity in higher education, offered different tools, technologies and techniques to enhance educational experiences for women, and proposed thoughts to extend beyond teaching.