June 4, 2020

Beyond COVID-19: Lessons learned from the crisis, lasting changes and future opportunities for Higher Education in MENA

The first webinar in our series is a broad conversation on the lessons learned and the permanent change that is likely to result from COVID-19. Looking at:

  • New permanent models for teaching and learning
  • Opportunities from the crisis that can be sustained
  • What can we do as a community of educators- collaborate rather than the zero-sum competing hypothesis?
  • Regulator relationships- dynamic engagement
  • Student numbers

Our panelists included:

  • Ivor McGettigan, Partner,  Chair of Education Sector Group, Al Tamimi & Company
  • Dr. Hugh Martin, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, British University in Dubai
  • Prof. Keith Sharp, Vice President, British University of Bahrain
  • Cameron Mirza, University of Nottingham
  • Beatrice Cernuta, Director, EY-Parthenon’s International Education Practice