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Global Higher Education Forum (GHEF) 2013

Sustaining Diverse Ecosystems in Higher Education Towards Inclusive Futures

4 ‐ 6 December 2013

Sub - Themes

  1. Cultural connectivity 
    • Language, community representation
    • Intercultural dialogues
    • Indigenous/vernacular knowledge
  2. Engaging networks 
    • Industry/community links
    • Social/industrial/political innovation
    • Philanthropy & volunteerism
  3. Values and ethics: Humanising higher education 
    • Human governance
    • Shared and contested values
  4. Voices and actors in higher education 
    • The underrepresented group
    • Widening access and promoting equity
    • Education for all
    • Beyond listening to charting pathways

Keynote Speakers

  1. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler International Centre for Higher Education Research, Germany
  2. Sir Graeme Davies University of London, United Kingdom


  1. Charting New Directions for Muslim Universities (Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia & IPPTN)
  2. Developments in Higher Education: National Strategies and Global Perspectives (Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia & IPPTN)



  • Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)


  • Taylors University


  • National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN)