UniPID pre-conference: Changing Landscapes in Education Development Cooperation

Elina Lehtomäki Oulun yliopisto ja Minna Hakkarainen HY

The crisis of quality learning especially in the Global South has, in recent years, reached an alarming level as reported by multinational development donors such as Unesco and the World Bank. To respond to the global learning crisis, the joint proposal by the Finnish ministries and a wide stakeholder community, recommends strategic leadership, cooperation among stakeholders, and knowledge of the local context.

The UniPID pre-conference event invites participants to discuss how collaborative approaches contribute to educational development, and build democratic and sustainable societies. The focus will be on changes in higher education cooperation that aims to support educational development in partner countries and globally. Invited keynote speakers from Finnish higher education institutions partner universities in the Global South will address the changing landscapes in educational development cooperation from their perspectives.   

UniPID is a network of Finnish universities and it supports interdisciplinary studies, research and partnerships related to global sustainable development.

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