Internationalisation of Higher Education in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR): Innovation, Diversity, Inequality and Inclusivity
21-23 August 2019, Cape Town
YEBO partners from Europe and South Africa are meeting in Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa from the 21st to the 23rd of August to participate in a series of Workshops within IEASA Annual conference “Internationalisation of Higher Education in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR): Innovation, Diversity, Inequality and Inclusivity”
WORKSHOP 02: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! THE INTERNATIONALISATION OF DOCTORAL STUDIES AS A RESPONSE TO THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
The 4th Industrial Revolution is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres. The workshop will explore the relationship between 4IR and internationalization of doctoral studies.
Key speakers: Prof. Gunda Huskobla, Friedrich Schiller University Jena/Coimbra Group, Germany; Prof. Leif Kirsebom, Uppsala University, Sweden; Prof. Liezel Frick, Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Umesh Bawa, University of Western Cape; Leolyn Jackson, Central University of Technology.
WORKSHOP 05: CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT AND THE INTERNATIONALISATION OF DOCTORAL STUDIES CONCRETE APPROACHES TO INTERNATIONALISATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION – THE YEBO CASE STUDY
Explore how the 4th Industrial Revolution is swiftly reshaping peoples’ everyday lives through advancements in fields such as artificial intelligence, 3D printing and biotechnology. The workshop examines the Erasmus+ Project YEBO as a case study to highlight how internationalization may help address challenges presented by the impact of the 4th industrial revolution on Higher Education in particular.
Key speakers: Dr Lidia Borrell-Damián, European University Association (EUA); Refilwe Moleyane, Central University of Technology; Dr. Xolani Makhoba, Reon Maemane and Prof. Anthony Bizos, University of Pretoria; Anish Kurien, Tshwane University of Technology.