8th ASEF Regional Conference on Higher Education (ARC8)
Official Dialogue Partner of the ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM ME)
Outlook 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Higher Education on Asia and Europe
Friday, 10 September 2021
The following two reports have been launched during ARC8:
What was the 8th ASEF Regional Conference About?
The ASEF Regional Conference on Higher Education (ARC) is the Official Dialogue Partner of the ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEMME) and the only bi-regional multi-stakeholder dialogue platform for university and student leaders, policymakers and ministers to discuss higher education issues and shape the education landscape in Asia and Europe.
The 8th edition of ARC titled “Outlook 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Higher Education in Asia and Europe” takes place on Friday, 10 September. It invites Asian and European higher education and student leaders, and policymakers to leverage on the current COVID-19 disruption and put the values of inclusion and equity in the center of their recovery roadmap. The Conference has 4 subthemes:
- Equitable Access and Success in Higher Education
- Inclusive Learning and Teaching in a Digital World
- Inclusive and Flexible Lifelong Learning Pathways
- Inclusive International Mobility of People and Knowledge
The “ARC8 Outlook Report 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Higher Education in Asia and Europe” has been launched, describing the status quo of inclusion in the four subtheme areas, and stocktaking risks and opportunities to enhance inclusion in the next decade.