3.2 The university in the 21st Century: innovate, collaborate or die5 March 2013 - 13:00-14:15
Disruptive models, global shifts and technology advancements are creating a new playing field for higher education institutions. More than ever, these institutions are facing severe pressures to remain attractive, relevant and profitable while preparing future generations to succeed in the global marketplace and to find solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.
During this interactive panel, Michael Stevenson, Vice-President for Global Education at Cisco Systems will lead a group of experts in an engaging debate about the future of the university and the roles that innovation, collaboration and strategic partnerships have for helping higher education institutions achieve authentic transformation.
Following a video introduction Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director, Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development the panel will explore different models, best practices and pedagogical innovations leveraged by technology that could help reposition the university as an essential engine for driving economic growth and social progress
This session is Sponsored by Cisco