HESI Special Event: Where Next? Reimagining Further Education for the Future
On July 8, 2020, the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) hosted special webinar on “Where Next? Reimagining Further Education for the Future” alongside the United Nations High-level Political Forum (#HLPF2020).
The webinar discussed the important role of Higher Education in educating the current and next generation of leaders, driving the research agenda for both the public and private sectors and plays a critical role in shaping the direction of national economies.
HESI Annual Conference at HLPF deliberated on how to redesign higher education in support of sustainable development, a green recovery, and regenerative pathways for education. The discussion provided valuable insights on how COVID-19 will affect the sector and what new ideas are being considered that can enable higher education to enable radical change and regeneration. On behalf of ECOSF, President Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro participated in the webinar.
It is important to mention that Ms. Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO, Her Excellency Mona Juul, President of the Economic and Social Council, Mr. Elliott Harris, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) were amongst the notable speakers during the webinar.
Recorded session is available to watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=KovZDueuIUA&feature=emb_title