Lingnan University co-organises Asian University Leaders Programme and International Senior Seminar on higher education
Issue No. 60 Oct 2016
Scholars and university leaders from the US, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong gathered in Hong Kong from 27 to 29 October for the Asian University Leaders Programme and International Senior Seminar on “Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education in Asia Pacific”.
The event was hosted by the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies of Lingnan University and the Centre for Greater China Studies and Department of Asian and Policy Studies of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership, and was supported by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, and One Asia Foundation.
In his address at the opening ceremony on 27 October, Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy of Lingnan University pointed out that Lingnan has been actively engaging in promoting collaboration in higher education research and high-level professional trainings. He expected this event could pool efforts of scholars and university leaders to theoretically explore the issue of gender and higher education in Asia-Pacific Region in response to UNESCO’s earlier call for research-based studies of gender issues in the region, and engage university leaders in the good practices and lessons learned on gender and institutional management.
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