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Internationalisation and Higher Education - Perspectives and Challenges - BIEA seminar, Nairobi

May 11, 2012

The BIEA invites you to our May 2012 seminar titled ‘Internationalisation and Higher Education – Perspectives and Challenges’. The presentation is scheduled for 29 Tuesday, May 2012 at 11.00am to 12.00pm.

The presentation will be given by Professor Nick Foskett, the Vice Chancellor of Keele University, UK. Prior to his appointment at Keele, Professor Foskett had been Dean of the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Southampton. His academic specialism lies in educational leadership and management, with a particular focus on the interaction of policy and practice. His main research contributions have been in the fields of education markets, student choice, the management of institutional partnerships, and processes of internationalisation, particularly in the 14–19 sector and in universities. He has a long standing interest in curriculum design and development in 14–19 and university sectors and in all of these fields, has provided consultancy to institutions and governments both in the UK and internationally. Professor Foskett was until recently, the joint editor of the Commonwealth’s journal, International Studies in Educational Administration.

The seminar will be chaired by Dr Ambreena Manji, the Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa.

Refreshments will be served between 10.00am-10.45am and lunch thereafter. Kindly RSVP if you plan on attending by sending an email to kerry.kyaa@biea.ac.uk