Live Online Chat - Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific

Event | 14 December 2012 Online, 1400-1600 Manila time/0600-0800GMT

The higher education sector in the Asia and the Pacific region is facing a number of challenges, including rising tuition costs, a misalignment between education and labor market needs, and inequitable access to education in society.

Share your views and join the global discussion.

  • Is higher education still to be considered a public good?
  • What are the strategic and operational priorities for higher education in the region?
  • How should support for higher education be targeted to achieve a high, sustainable impact?
  • How can developing countries raise the quality of and expand access to higher education within a reasonable, yet ambitious, time frame?

As Asian Development Bank (ADB) Education Practice Leader, Jouko Sarvi coordinated the Higher Education In Dynamic Asia: Study Reports series. He will be online to discuss the reports and the challenges for developing Asia in the higher education sector.

When: 1400-1600 Manila time/0600-0800GMT on Friday, 14 December 2012