Lecture on 'Global trends in higher education'

Sakal Times
Sunday, 17 December 2017

Pune: The international centre of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has organised a session on 'Global trends in higher education' at PUMBA auditorium, SPPU campus, on December 19.

Philip Altbach, research professor and founding director of the centre for international higher education at Boston College at the USA, will conduct the session chaired by the vice-chancellor of SPPU, Nitin Karmalkar, from 4 pm to 5.30 pm. Altbach has been the author of global perspectives on higher education, turmoil and transition, student politics in America among other books.

Pune: The international centre of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has organised a session on 'Global trends in higher education' at PUMBA auditorium, SPPU campus, on December 19.

Philip Altbach, research professor and founding director of the centre for international higher education at Boston College at the USA, will conduct the session chaired by the vice-chancellor of SPPU, Nitin Karmalkar, from 4 pm to 5.30 pm. Altbach has been the author of global perspectives on higher education, turmoil and transition, student politics in America among other books.

The discussion will be based on the role of research, challenges for access, the role of rankings and increasing differentiation and inequality in postsecondary systems and the global role of English and other factors.  

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