17th EAN Annual Conference: Crossing Borders: Diversity in Higher Education (Migration, Integration and Lifelong Learning)
The conference will: 1.Look at the positive aspects of migration and the longer term social and economic implications for countries undergoing demographic change and labour shortage. 2.Examine how institutions adapt and adjust in order to manage diversity to meet the varied needs of students from migrant backgrounds as well as international students through responsive curricula and good governance. 3.Address the challenges for governments, institutions and industries in working together to implement measures and strategies for integration and social cohesion through education and training to nurture educational and career success. 4.Explore lifelong learning opportunities in education and training for adult learners to fulfil the aims of the Lisbon Strategy for higher education reform. 5.Debate the ‘brain drain v brain gain’ dichotomy posed by the growth in international student participation and the role of institutions in helping or hindering the development of the students’ home countries.
|Event dates:||2008-06-30 – 2008-07-02|
|Organizers:||Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Gesellschaftswissenschaften und historisch-politische Bildung European Access Network|
|Conference venue:||TU Berlin|
Prof. Dr. Bernd Overwien Tel.: 030/314-25326, Fax: -73621, E-Mail: email@example.com
|Classification:||I2 - Education|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|