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1. The world needs more international higher education
How can higher education help prepare students to live and work in a globalised world? International higher education provides a meaningful way to help accomplish that goal.

2. The shifting landscape of doctoral education
Doctoral education is moving from preparation for a life in academia towards more interdisciplinary programmes that prepare students for a variety of positions in and out of academia and candidates are becoming more diverse.

3. Lifelong learning as a human right
Higher education systems around the world have been undergoing dramatic changes over the past few generations. In fact, the changes have been so dramatic that one could argue we are experiencing an educational revolution that has impacted on every aspect of higher education.

4. Creating a culture of inclusion in higher education
How can we create a culture of inclusion in higher education institutions? Inclusive leadership is vital for creating an organisational culture and mindset that reflects all identities that make up the learning community.

5. Transforming higher education’s creative capacity
The ability to think creatively is vital in the current era where automation threatens jobs and innovation is all-important. Through creative curricula and learning activities universities and their faculty can develop the creative learning needed for the future.

6. Why global higher education must be democratised
Higher education systems need to create more flexible structures in order to open up lifelong learning opportunities to all segments of society.

7. Higher education as a multi-purpose enterprise
In a rapidly changing world we need a framework for understanding the shifting landscape of higher education and its trends. Many of these trends are positive and will strengthen democracy, such as a focus on the development of personal agency and lifelong learning.

8. Towards an inclusive global knowledge society
Going to university cannot guarantee a certain type of job in a constantly shifting world economy, but it can equip people with the skills by which to learn – and keep learning – how to adapt to changing economic and social conditions.

9. Higher education for a hyper-connected world
Higher education is at the centre of a move to a global knowledge society with challenges including access, quality assurance and the need to produce students who are both specialists and generalists.

10. Lifelong education as an equaliser
Lifelong education is necessary to address the dangers of hyper-specialisation, create a more level playing field and to develop our different individual talents and career aspirations. If there is anything like the so-called ‘great equaliser’, perhaps it lies in universal lifelong education and viewing lifelong learning as a human right.

11. Revolutionising the global knowledge society
Higher education systems around the world are currently undergoing an academic revolution that is primarily the result of globalisation, democratisation and lifelong learning as a human right. They have taken on a new importance as engines of economic growth and social development.

12. A catalyst for change
Access to lifelong learning is a moral issue given that education provides a meaningful way of improving social mobility and life opportunities.

13. Strengthening democracy through open education
The open education movement – which seeks the reduction or elimination of barriers such as cost, distance and access – is part of the wider movement to democratise knowledge, and to democratise tertiary education in particular, and to treat lifelong learning as a human right.

14. How to make the most of international HE ...
Partnerships can provide a powerful vehicle for researchers and universities to increase their research impact and build their international network and reputation, but they require good leadership and respect for the contribution of all parties.

15. Why higher education must be more inclusive
The case for inclusivity in and access to higher education is part of an overarching commitment to basic universal human rights. These rights have huge implications for how educational resources are allocated and how all parties in education are treated.

16. Transforming learning through student research
Inquiry is a natural human activity derived from a desire to make meaning and improve understanding of our world. An increase in higher education research – driven by expansion in student numbers and students engaging in varied research activities as part of their educational experience – will only help to ...

17. Can academic freedom make space for minority groups?
A debate about academic freedom versus inclusivity has hit the headlines, but what it shows more than anything is a need for our understanding of academic freedom to evolve so inclusivity and academic freedom can be seen as complementary forces.

18. Inclusive higher education must cater for refugees
In an era of increasing political instability, xenophobia, racism, religious and ethnic persecution, genocide and other threats to democracy and human rights, education, civic and other leaders should do more to ensure refugees have access to education, including higher education.

19. A collective way for faculty to transform education
Faculty learning communities are international social networks that create new knowledge and skills and are able to respond to teacher and student needs. When combined with other high-impact inquiry-based learning practices such as research-based learning and creative learning, they can be transformational.

20. Creating a culture of inclusion in higher education
How can we create a culture of inclusion in higher education institutions? Inclusive leadership is vital for creating an organisational culture and mindset that reflects all identities that make up the learning community.