The 4th Higher Education Leadership Forum

Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth & Future Industrial Revolutions: Challenges and Opportunities

Educating for the Fourth and Future Industrial Revolutions

25th - 27th February, 2020 | Dubai, UAE

About the MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum (MENA-HELF)

The MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum (MENA-HELF) is one of the region’s exclusive networks addressing specifically Higher Education leaders and decision makers from across the globe. Via its various meetings, the bi-annual Forum aims at providing a platform to discuss latest trends, developments and challenges pertinent to the field; encouraging the exchange of experiences and ‘know-how’; identifying and suggesting future directions and promoting the establishment of new regional and global collaborations and partnerships.

Every edition of the Forum is organized around an emerging theme of common interest to Higher Education both regionally and globally. Through its meticulously designed and crafted program, the Forum aims at stimulating discussions, encouraging new ideas to be generated and suggesting strategies to support the structuring, evaluation, ongoing improvement and the overall advancement of Higher Education.

Forum Objectives

The Forum is organized by the Center for Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS) and selected regional and international partners to achieve the following broad objectives:

- To discuss emerging developments, trends and issues of major common concern to both global and regional Higher Education.

- To set future directions for Higher Education within the region and influence policy making.

- To share best practices and ‘know-how’ and learn from each others’ experiences.

- To form a “think-tank” for the future of Higher Education within the region.

- To promote the concept of academic excellence and enable institutions of higher education to reach a world class status.

- To stimulate and strengthen academic cooperation between Higher Education institutions.

Who Shall Attend?

We invite leaders and decision makers within Higher Education from across the globe to join us, including:

- Senior Administrators including Chancellors, Presidents, Rectors, Provosts, Vice Chancellors and Deans of Colleges.

- Members of governing bodies of Universities & Colleges. Higher Education Policy Makers.

- Representatives from Ministries of Higher Education, Accreditation Agencies, National Research Foundations, etc.

- Representatives from NGOs and IGOs concerned with Higher Education.

- Researchers.

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Table of Contents

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RUDN and Rosatom will train staff for African projects

Is Africa the future for recruiting international students?

Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements

Over 7,000 foreign students will study IT at Russian universities

European Universities Initiative – Chances and challenges

Belgian students demand free higher education

Uganda and Russia signed a Memorandum of cooperation in higher education

Angola and Russia signed an Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Education, Qualifications and Academic Degrees

The 10th ENQA General Assembly took place in Yerevan

Students supported by the Global Education Program choose Australia and Great Britain as study abroad destinations

Call for participation – Webinars under the aegis of APQN devoted to Quality Assurance

Regional universities move up in QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia

New Model of State Control (Supervision) in Education

HED Webinar under the aegis of APQN took place on October 10, 2019

Joint Master's programs to be launched by RANEPA and University of London

III Ufa International Education Fair

II Baikal International Education Fair

Adalat Muradov talks about digitalization of education in Azerbaijan

India has a too high number of arts students

Dmitry Peskov names key trends for Russian universities for 5-10 years

Webinars aimed at establishing cooperation between Quality Assurance Agencies and Russian universities

Russia and Iraq have signed a Memorandum of understanding

US will provide a $50 mln. grant to support the education reform in Uzbekistan

Presentation of the Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education by the International Association of Universityies (IAU)

The Jean Monnet 30th Anniversary Conference

World Teachers' Day ELT Web Conference

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The IAEA Annual Conference is taking place in Baku

World universities meet at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2019 features 13 Russian universities in Top 500

UWC announces that the applications for Russian candidates are open till November 15, 2019

The 7th Forum of Rectors of Russian and Chinese Universities was held in Saint Petersburg

Russia and China are planning to raise the number of exchange students to 100,000 in 2020

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan and RANEPA signed an agreement on cooperation

KBSU and Uludag University will exchange medical students under the Erasmus + program

The prospects for Russian education export were discussed in Vladivostok

Uzbekistan took part in the International Summit on Development of Global Education in Zurich

Iraq and Belarus discussed cooperation in education and science

The international center of Uzbek culture opens at Kazan Cooperative Institute

Techno-optimists vs techno-skeptics: the International Open Innovations Forum will take place in Skolkovo

LSTU and University of Science and Technology Liaoning have signed a new cooperation agreement

X International Russian Higher Education Conference will take place at Higher School of Economics

Moscow State University holds top spot in Round University Ranking (Russian version)

Finland wants to abandon school subjects by 2020

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement on cooperation in quality assurance of higher education

BRICS countries are stepping up technology transfer and transformation

India and Russia are reaching new heights of cooperation

The 'Study UK: Discover You' Exhibition will take place in Moscow and Saint Petersburg in October, 2019