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CGHE Conference on ‘The public good role of higher education’

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ESRC Centre for Global Higher Education Project 8: Local and Global Public Good of Higher Education, a 10-nation study

08.30
Registration

09.00 – 09.45
The public and common good in a multi-polar world in existential crisis: What are the contributions of higher education?
Chair: Vincent Carpentier (UCL Institute of Education)
Speaker: Simon Marginson (University of Oxford)
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9.45 – 11.15
Reports from CGHE Project 8: A 10-nation study on higher education and the local and global public good
Chair: Elisa Brewis (University of Oxford)
Speakers, panel on Anglophone nations/the Americas: Simon Marginson (UK), Rebecca Schendel (USA), Elisa Brewis (Canada), Carolina Guzman-Valenzuela (Chile)
Speakers, panel on Europe: Vincent Carpentier & Aline Courtois (France), Krystian Szadkowski (Poland), Elisa Brewis (Finland)
Speakers, panel on East Asia: Olga Mun (South Korea), Lin Tian (China), Lilan Chen (Japan)

View presentation slides on Higher education and public good: The case of the UK (England)
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11.15 – 11.30
BREAK

11.30 – 12.00
Panel Discussion: Comparison of similarities and differences between the national cases
Chair: Elisa Brewis (University of Oxford)
Speakers: Rebecca Schendel (Boston College), Lili Yang (University of Hong Kong), Simon Marginson (University of Oxford)

View presentation slides on Comparison between eight countries and transpositional analysis
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View presentation slides on The Public Good in French Higher Education

12.00 -13.00
World Cafe Discussion: Reflections on the public good and higher education
Breakout groups (40 min) followed by Plenary report back (20 min)
Which aspects of the public role of higher education resonate in your institutional/organisational context?
Are there useful ideas for the public good work of higher education in the national cases other than your own?
Chair: Elisa Brewis (University of Oxford)

13.00 – 14.00
LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30
Panel on the public good of higher education in England
In England, how can we enhance the contributions of higher education and knowledge to public good?
Chair: Mike Shattock (UCL Institute of Education)
Speakers: Debbie McVitty (WonkHE), Chris Millward (University of Birmingham), Darcie Jones (University of Plymouth Student Union)

14:30-15:30
World Cafe Discussion: Reflections on the public good and higher education in the UK
Breakout groups (40 min) followed by Plenary report back (20 min)
In England, how can we enhance the contributions of higher education and knowledge to public good?
Chair: Mike Shattock (UCL Institute of Education)

15.30 -15.45
BREAK

15.45-16.15
Panel on the public, common and ecological good of higher education in decolonising contexts
Chair: Olga Mun (University of Oxford)
Speakers: Dorothy Ferary (Universitas Satya Terra Bhinneka Indonesia / UCL Institute of Education), Melanie Walker (University of the Free State)

16.15 – 16.35
Panel on global public good and global common good, including measures
Chair: Jamie Arrowsmith (UUK international)
Speakers: Lin Tian (Hunan University), Hilligje Van’t Land (International Association of Universities)

16.35 – 17.35
World Cafe Discussion: Reflections on global public good and common good
Breakout groups (40 min) followed by Plenary report back (20 min)
How can we enhance the contributions of higher education and knowledge to global public and common good?
Chair: Jamie Arrowsmith (UUK international)

17.35 – 17.45
Closing remarks
Simon Marginson (University of Oxford)

17.45 – 18.30
Refreshment and networking

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