في إطار تطوير الكفاءات الوطنية تنظم وزارة التعليم العالي والبحث العلمي محاضرة يلقيها السير مايكل باربر حول”استراتيجيات إصلاح التعليم العالي” وذلك
يوم الأربعاء الموافق 9مايو 2012م على تمام الساعة السادسة مسائا بمقر الأكاديمية الليبية(جنزور).
والحضور بالدعوة لقيادات الجامعات والكليات التقنية والمعاهد العليا والوزارات ذات العلاقة.
Sir Michael Barber is the Chief Education Advisor to Pearson. In this role, he will lead the company’s worldwide research and partnership on education policy, and learning methods, advise on and support the innovation and development of new products and services, and lead Pearson’s strategy for education in the poorest sectors of the world, particularly in fast-growing developing economies.
In the past, Sir Michael served as a partner and head of the global education practice at McKinsey, advisor to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and a global expert on education reform and implementation of large-scale system change. He has worked for over 20 years in education and government reform and improvement.
Barber served as partner and head of McKinsey’s Global Education Practice. While at McKinsey, Sir Michael Barber co-authored two major education reports: How the world’s most improved school systems keep getting better (2010) and How the world’s best-performing schools come out on top (2007). He also served as co-chair of the Pakistan Education Taskforce and continues to work on education system reform in Pakistan as DFID’s Special Representative on Education for Pakistan. Through his work in Pakistan Sir Michael is serving as an Advisor to Honorable Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, on his ambitious public education reform program called Punjab Schools Reform Roadmap with the goal of enrolling ~7.5M of out school children and increasing the quality of education significantly.
Additionally, major international organizations including the OECD, the World Bank, DFID, and the IMF have sought the advice and guidance of Sir Michael. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Exeter. In 2008, Sir Michael Barber received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University from Nottingham Trent University in recognition of his leading contribution to reforms aimed at the modernisation of public management and services over the last 20 years, both nationally and internationally.
abubaker.sasi- 30 April 2012