QS-MAPLE conference programme and network with international higher education leaders, 1-2 May 2011 • Sunday-Monday, Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference theme is “Globalising Higher Education in the Middle East and Africa”.
In line with our mission to promote international partnership, QS Asia is convening the 1st QS-MAPLE with the Dubai International Academic City as our organising partner.
This annual conference offers delegates an excellent opportunity to learn and exchange best practices, network and explore global partnership and collaboration. It will also provide strategic insights into key issues in Middle East and African higher education, including:
* Creating world-class universities in the Middle East and Africa
* Balancing public needs and market demands
* Forecasting trends in regional student mobility
* Changes in university governance
* Funding of international education
* Campus internationalisation
* Management of quality assurance
* Regional perspectives to teaching and learning
* Cross-border/transnational education and international partnership
* Branding, marketing and recruitment
* Research, development and collaboration
Dedicated Conference Sessions & Activities
The event comprises these key components (click on each for more information):
Parallel sessions - featuring general and specific aspects of international higher education
Plenary sessions - with keynote addresses by leading authorities on higher education
Exhibition - showcase of leading universities and other higher education institutions from around the world
Networking buffet dinner - comprising buffet dinner, lunches and morning/afternoon breaks
The exciting parallel sessions seek to engage participants with these five tracks:
• Track 1: Managing Quality Assurance
• Track 2: Teaching and Learning: Regional Perspectives
• Track 3: Internationalising the Student Experience
• Track 4: Cross-border/Transnational Education & International Partnerships
• Track 5: Branding, Marketing & Recruitment
For more information on 1st QS-MAPLE, please visit our website at Please click here to download the Registration Form or click here to register online.