Call for Papers: Conference on higher education and economic development

The International Conference on Higher Education and Economic Development will be held 03-05th of September 2012 on the island of Mauritius. The aim is to bring together researchers and professionals across the world to discuss higher education and economic development.

The speakers for the conference include  Jamil Salmi, Manuel Castells, Nico Cloete, Peter Maassen and Pundy Pillay.  You can read more about the speakers here.

The call for the conference invites papers focused on four main themes:

  • Making tertiary education a major pillar of developing economies.
  • The role of tertiary education in innovation and sustainable development.
  • Towards market driven tertiary education
  • Contemporary issues in tertiary education

The deadline for submiting abstracts has been extended to Friday July 6th. Read more about the procedures on the conference website.