CIHE Speaker Series

Academic Year 2018-2019

September 4, 2018: Mock Oral – PhD Candidate Eric Lavigne to discuss the outcomes of academic deans’ performance appraisals in Canadian colleges and universities. Read More

Academic Year 2017-2018

Past Events:

June 1, 2018: Dr. Nicky Wolmarans discusses the importance of disciplinary knowledge in professional education, in the context of debates over ‘the application of knowledge to solve problems’ in South Africa. CIHE Speaker SERIES 01.06.18

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May 3, 2018: Dr. Marie-Agnès Détourbe to speak on “Scientific results and lessons learned from an international comparative higher education publication – Inclusion through Access to Higher Education. Exploring the Dynamics between Access to Higher Education, Immigration and Languages” Read More 

April 10, 2018: Dr. Leesa Wheelahan to speak on “What is the capabilities approach? What are its potential and limitations in post-secondary education research?” Read More

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April 6, 2018: Dr. Alon Eisenstein to speak on “Measuring critical thinking in entrepreneurial work-integrated learning activities” Read More

March 27, 2018: Dr. Gaële Goastellec to speak on “Internationalisation of academic careers and markets: a European perspective” Read More

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March 5, 2018: CIDE/CIHE Joint Seminar: Student presentations for Comparative & International Education Society Annual Conference Read More

March 2, 2018: Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to speak on “Education at the Roof of the World – The Story of the University of Central Asia” Read More

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November 29, 2017: Dr. Silvia Annen to present on how immigrants to Canada can use their foreign qualifications and skills in their actual occupation. Her research aims to identify approaches and methods which employers and other stakeholders use to make decisions regarding foreign qualification recognition. CIHE Speaker Series 11.29

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November 23, 2017: Dr. James Turk to discuss the controversy over freedom of expression and academic freedom in universities. Freedom of expression and academic freedom have always been controversial. Now they are being portrayed as contrary to equity and inclusiveness. Is that necessarily the case? Join us in discussion of the BIG question: Can universities preserve freedom of speech while promoting equity?  CIHE 11.23 

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October 24, 2017: Dr. Cherie Woolmer to present on faculty-student partnerships in higher education, informed by critical pedagogy and socio-cultural approaches to change and measuring impact. CIHE Speaker SERIES 10.24

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September 27, 2017: Dr. Carol A. Mullen to present on Creativity in Post-secondary Science: A Global Partnership with China in the High-Stakes Testing Era cihe speaker series 09.27

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September 7, 2017: Dr. Kim Anh Dang to present on Challenges and strategies of academics from non-native English-speaking
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Academic Year 2016-2017

March 9, 2017: Dr. Avi Hyman explored what the ‘E’ in eLearning really means cihe speaker series – 03-9

February 28, 2017: Kathleen Moore, Jonathan Turner and Monica Munaretto: Institutional Activity Supporting Graduate Student Needs (Panel Discussion) cihe-speaker-series-02-28

February 13, 2017: Emma Sabzalieva and Hayfa Jafar discussed Global Events in Higher Ed Policy cihe-speaker-series-02-13

January 25, 2017: Dr. Gavin Moodie discussed Universities, Disruptive Technologies, and Continuity in Higher Education: The Impact of Information Revolutions cihe-speaker-series-1-25

January 19, 2017: Ted Sargent spoke about his global vision for U of T cite cihe-speaker-series-1-19

November 30, 2016: Dr. Greg Moran and Lauren Hudak led a Panel Discussion on HEQCO’s Essential Adult Skills Initiative: Postsecondary Education Learning Outcomes Assessment cihe-speaker-series-11-30

November 22, 2016: Eric Lavigne spoke about his Study of Canadian Universities’ Appointment Announcements cihe-speaker-series-11-22

November 15, 2016: Olivier Bégin-Caouette discussed Scientific Capital Accumulation in Nordic Higher Education Systems cihe-speaker-series-11-15

November 2, 2016: Dr. Roger Pizarro Milian shared insight on the Canadian For-Profit College Sector cihe-speaker-series-11-02

October 24, 2016: Donna Heslin spoke about regional innovation partnerships and the City of Mississauga cihe-speaker-series-10-24

October 19, 2016: Dr. Thomas Deissinger discussed Vocation Education and Training in Germany cihe-speaker-series-10-19

October 5, 2016: Dr. Patrick Clancy discussed the impact of transnational actors in Ireland’s Higher Education Policy cihe-speaker-series-10-05

CIHE Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.