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Media Advisory Gaps Kuala Lumpur Conference 2015: Meeting the Global Challenge of Building Equitable Knowledge Economies


London, United Kingdom, October 01, 2015 --(PR.com)-- What:
The Global Access to Postsecondary Education (GAPS) Initiative and Sunway University are collaborating with preeminent educators, experts, policymakers and funders working on the issue of global access to postsecondary education with a specific focus on Asia. On October 5-8, they will present a conference on the opportunities and challenges that access to postsecondary education presents for a diverse student population, as well as discuss evidence and highlight solutions that can lead to greater success. Participants representing 32 countries are expected.

Along with research, examples and expertise, the conference will feature the presentation of the first GAPS Students and Young People’s Award for Furthering Access to Postsecondary Education. Over the three days, participants will consider topics such as why access to postsecondary education matters and who is responsible in Asia and the South Pacific, how to combine excellence and equity in postsecondary education, and students access and success. http://www.gaps-education.org/world-congress-kuala-lumpur-2015/

Who:
· Dr. Graeme Atherton, NEON and GAPS
· Prof. Helen Bartlett, Monash University,
· Prof. Rubens Beçak, University of Sao Paulo
· Prof. Tian Belawati, Universitas Terbuka
· Michael F. Crawford, The World Bank
· Gwang Jo-Kim, UNESCO Asia Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
· Prof. Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, International Association of Universities
· Mary Tupan-Wenno, European Access Network
· Prof. Graeme Wilkinson, Sunway University

When:
5-8 October 2015

Where:
Sunway University Malaysia
NUB Main Building
No. 5, Jalan Universiti
Bandar Sunway
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

To RSVP for this event, members of the media should send an email to
Florian Kaiser (florian.kaiser@gaps-education.org)
Contact Information
GAPS
Florian Kaiser
+4915128422010
Contact
www.gaps-education.org

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