DIES-Konferenz

"Strengthening Universities, Enhancing Capacities - Higher Education Management for Development"

28.-29. November 2011, Bonn

Die internationale Konferenz "Strengthening Universities, Enhancing Capacities - Higher Education Management for Development" mit Teilnehmern aus Afrika, Asien, Lateinamerika, dem Nahen Osten und Deutschland, markierte das zehnjährige erfolgreiche Bestehen des gemeinsamen DIES-Programms von HRK und DAAD. In Bonn berieten rund 160 Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus Hochschulen und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit über Fragen der zukünftigen Herausforderungen im Hochschulmanagment und über die notwendigen Qualifikationen der Akteure. Im Rahmen des DIES-Programms entwickeln deutsche Hochschulen gemeinsam mit ihren Partnern Trainings- und Fortbildungsangebote für Hochschulmanager in den Schwerpunktregionen Mittelamerika, Ostafrika und Südostasien.

Presentations

Working Groups “DIES Good Practice”

"Strengthening Capacities for Higher Education Management – The DIES International Deans’ Course (IDC)"
Professor Dr. Bassey Antia, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Professor Dr. Frank Ziegele, Managing Director, Centre for Higher Education (CHE), Germany
Professor Surasak Taneepanichskul, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

"Cross-border Quality Assurance through Capacity Development and International Cooperation – DIES Projects in Developing Countries"
Francisco Alarcón, Deputy Secretary General, Central American University Council (CSUCA), Guatemala
Professor Dr. Mayunga Nkunya, Executive Secretary, Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), Uganda
Dr. Nantana Gajaseni, Executive Director, ASEAN University Network (AUN), and
Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Special Advisor to SEAMEO RIHED, Thailand
Dr. Antony Stella, President, Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN), Australia

"Strategies of Internationalisation – The DIES Partnership Programme on Higher Education Management"
Dr. Birgit Barden, Head of International Office, University of Hannover, Germany and
R. Srinivasan, Assistant Director, International Relations Office, VIT University Vellore, India
Ad Boeren, Senior Policy Officer, Netherland Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic), the Netherlands

Working Groups  “Future Challenges”

"Capacity Development in the field of Research Management"
Professor Dr. Brigitta Schütt, Vice-Rector for Research, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Professor Henning Jensen, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Professor Dr. Rasha Sharaf, Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

"Good Governance in Higher Education: Concepts, Implementation and Training"
Professor Dr. Florian Hoffmann, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt, Germany
Professor Naomi Shitemi, Moi University, Kenya
Professor Dr. Le Quang Minh, Vice-President, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

"E- and Mobile Learning: Innovative Delivery Methods in Continuing Education"
Professor Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Professor Tolly S.A. Mbwette, Vice Chancellor, The Open University Tanzania, Tanzania
Volker Lichtenthäler, E-Academy, German International Cooperation GIZ, Germany

"How to sustain Capacity Development Programmes effectively? Working with Alumni in the field of Higher Education Management"
Professor Dr. Gabriel Katana, Coordinator of the DIES-Alumni Network in East-Africa (REAL), Kenya
Dr. Abraham Simatupang, President of the DIES-Alumni Network INDOSTAFF, Indonesia
Professor Dr. Alicia Vargas Porras, Coordinator of the Capacity Development Programme DECARA for DIES-Alumni in Central America and México, Costa Rica