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Regional Workshop on Lessons Learned from Benchmarking University Governance in MENA ISESCO HQ, Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco December 10-11, 2012


Workshop Agenda Day 1 || Monday December 10, 2012

08:30 – 09:00 AM

REGISTRATION

09:00 – 09:30 AM

CORANIC RECITATION WELCOME AND OPENING SPEECH     

09:30 – 10:00 AM

Dr. Ahmed Mukhtar – Deputy Director General, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) H.E. Mr. Lahcen Daoudi – Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training, Morocco Mr. Martin Rose – Morocco Country Director, The British Council Mr. Mourad Ezzine – Education Sector Manager, The World Bank Group Moderator: Dr. Mohamed Chtatou – Head of Division of Relations and Cooperation with International Organizations (ISESCO)

INTERNATIONAL BENCHMARKING AS A DRIVER FOR CHANGE  

Prof. Alan Ruby – Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, USA Dr. Georges Yahchouchi – Director of Quality Assurance and Institutional Effectiveness Office, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon


10:00 – 11:00 AM

LESSONS FROM BENCHMARKING UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE SCREENING CARD (UGSC)

THROUGH

THE

UNIVERSITY

REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE Ms. Adriana Jaramillo – Senior Education Specialist, The World Bank Group

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UNIVERSITY PERSPECTIVE Dr. Hatem Elaydi – Director of Administrative Quality Assurance, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine Dr. Amine Bensaid – President, Mundiapolis University, Morocco

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE Mrs. Nacéra Mezache – Director of Studies, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Algeria

Moderator: Mr. Juan Manuel Moreno – Senior Education Specialist, The World Bank Group

11:00 – 11:15 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 11:45 AM

PLENARY AND Q&A CHAIRED BY: 

11:45 – 12:30 AM

GOVERNANCE

Mr. Abdelhafid Debbarh – Secretary General, Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training, Morocco

BENCHMARKING RESULTS AS A DRIVER FOR CHANGE Moderator:


Mr. Mourad Ezzine – MENA Education Sector Manager, The World Bank Group

HOW TO MEASURE UNIVERSITY OUTCOMES? What have we learned about monitoring outcomes using the UGSC? Mr. Luc Gacougnolle – Consultant, The World Bank Group/CMI

EGYPT’S PARTICIPATION IN ASSESSMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING OUTCOMES (AHELO) Prof. Ibrahim Shehata – Egyptian National Project Manager (AHELO), Director of Egyptian National Center for Measurement and Assessment Project (ENCMAP), Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

UNIVERSITIES AND LABOR MARKETS: HOW TO MONITOR GRADUATES’ TRANSITION TO THE JOB MARKET? Mr. Oussama Ben Abdelkarim – Carthage University, Tunisia

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ARE THERE LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR? Dr. Leila Triki – Associate Dean, Mediterranean School of Business, Tunisia Mr. Michel Welmond – Lead Education Specialist, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

12:30 – 01:00 PM

PLENARY AND Q&A CHAIRED BY: 

Mr. Mourad Ezzine – MENA Education Sector Manager, The World Bank Group

01:00 – 02:30 PM

LUNCHEON

02:30 – 03:15 PM

BENCHMARKING AND IMPLICATIONS FOR UNIVERSITIES 

Moderator: Mrs. Sally Ward – MENA Higher Education Regional Manager, The British Council, United Arab Emirates


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03:15 – 05:00 PM

IN DEPTH LOOK INSIDE UNIVERSITIES Prof. Mattew Hartley – Associate Professor and Chair of Higher Education Program, University of Pennsylvania, USA Dr. Diane Nauffal – Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, Lebanese American University (LAU), Lebanon QUALITY ASSURANCE PERSPECTIVE Prof. Mostafa Radwan – Director, Program of Continuous Improvement and Qualifying for Accreditation in HEI, Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

LESSONS LEARNED FOLLOWING UP ON POLICY CHANGES AND IMPLEMENTATION    

05:00 – 05:30 PM

Dr. Samir Najdi – Vice President for Academic Affairs, Al-Quds Open University, Palestine Mr. Ali Zerzour – Rector, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Travaux Publics, Algeria Dr. Hassan Khachfe – Director of Research and Development, Lebanese International University, Lebanon Dr. Mahdi N. Jasim – Lecturer, University of Babylon, Iraq

PLENARY – Q&A CHAIRED BY: 

05:30 – 06:00 PM

Dr. Ahmed Jammal – Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS Dr. Adel Zagha – Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Birzeit University, Palestine Prof. Hassan S. Dweik – Vice President for Science and Society, Al-Quds University, Palestine Dr. Bassam Hijazi – Vice President for Academic Affairs, Jinan University, Lebanon


07:30 – 09:30 PM

DINNER SPONSORED BY THE BRITISH COUNCIL

Day 2 || Tuesday December 11, 2012 09:00 – 09:30 AM

BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK TO IMPROVE AND MONITOR UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCE 

09:30 – 10:30 AM

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD A NETWORK? Mr. Francisco Marmolejo – Lead Economist, The World Bank Group

ISSUES AT STAKE AND BUSINESS MODELS FOR INTERNATIONAL BENCHMARKING BREAKOUT GROUPS AND CONSULTATIONS ON SCALING UP THE UGSC AND BUILDING A NETWORK  Group 1: Universities  Group 2: Quality Assurance Agencies and Ministries of Higher Education  Group 3: Multilateral and other Cooperation Agencies

10:30 – 11:00 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:00 PM

REPORT FROM BREAKOUT GROUPS AND NEXT STEPS CLOSING REMARKS

12:00 – 01:30 PM

LUNCHEON

Workshop_Agenda_English  

http://cmimarseille.org/highereducation/docs/regional_workshop/Workshop_Agenda_English.pdf