|About Higher Education Summit 2016
Now into its 7th year and with the event theme of Driving value from tertiary sector investment, the Higher Education Summit 2016 will be the biggest so far.
Focusing on the key issues in delivering an world class tertiary education sector, It brings together the senior representatives from across the higher education sector including universities; ITPs; Wãnanga; private training establishments; peak industry associations; heads of government departments and agencies; and accreditation bodies.
With 3 parallel streams running on both days, presentations will be made by senior tertiary education sector representatives including Ministers, university Vice Chancellors, CEO's of leading higher education providers, and representatives from government organizations.
Presentations, panel discussions, and Q & A Sessions will focus on:
- Ministerial keynote on the conference theme
- Driving value from the education system
- Driving value from tertiary sector investment
- Lifting social & economic outcomes from tertiary sector investment
- Day 1: 11.20-12.30 Scene setting
- International trends and lessons
- The tertiary sector of 2026 – what has changed & what does it look like?
- Challenges & opportunities of trying to drive more value
- Investment Approaches Project – update & looking forward
- Study and Career Advice to Schools – current & future work
- Increasing value through pedagogy & curriculum design
- Leveraging international education as part of the value proposition
- Rate my qualification lessons learned and next steps
- Increasing value through technology – case studies from abroad
- Counterpoint – Higher Education across the Tasman
- Government initiatives, sector initiative, and research
- Current evidence and thinking around Māori participation & success
- Can / should ITPs & universities be working differently together within regions?
- Graduate employability – current evidence, thinking & practice.
- Developments in the school curriculum and how they will affect tertiary education organisations
- Adding value – perspectives from recent graduates and employers of graduates
- Policy session – analysis of a policy change (may be from an accounting, financial, legal, or operational perspective)
Telephone: 04 473 3881
Reception hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Please note we are currently in the process of arranging discount accommodation with Wellington hotels for delegates attending this event. Please watch this space for details.