Conference: Intellect and democracy

Consulting and planning for the future of Scotland's universities

Consulting and planning for the future of Scotland's universities.

St Cecilia's Hall Edinburgh University, Friday 31 October 2008

Speakers include:

  • Professor Robert D. Anderson, Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh
  • Jens Vraa-Jensen, Education International
  • David Wann, formerly Deputy Chief Executive of SFC
  • Robin Harper MSP, former University Rector
  • UCU Scotland
  • NUS Scotland
  • STUC

Programme

10.30 am Registration and tea/coffee

11am Contexts: Historical and International

Professor Robert D. Anderson, Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh - Intellect and democracy, then and now

Jens Vraa-Jensen, Education International - Global developments and their implications for national HE systems

12 noon Questions and discussion

1 pm Lunch

2 pm Looking to Scotland's 'New Horizons' - round table forum

  • Alastair Hunter, UCU Vice President
  • Mary Senior, Assistant Secretary, STUC
  • Gurjit Singh, President, NUS Scotland
  • David Wann, former Deputy Chief Executive, SFC
  • Robin Harper MSP, former University Rector

3 pm Tea/ coffee

3.30pm Open discussion

4.15pm Summing up - Terry Brotherstone, President UCU Scotland

4.30pm Close

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