The UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) is hosting an online webinar titled, “Women participation in higher education: an overview of recent data on 8 March, 2021 from 14:00-15:30 CET.
This event follows the publication of the UNESCO-IESALC report, Towards Universal Access to Higher Education: International Trends, which was released in December 2020. The report revealed that women’s enrollment in tertiary education went from 19% to 41%, making them the main beneficiaries of increased access to higher education worldwide. What is behind these statistics?
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|14:00h – 14:10h||Opening – UNESCO (Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education) & NORRAG (Moira V. Faul, Executive Director)|
|14:10h – 14:15h||Presentation of the agenda and participation rules for panelists|
|14:15h – 14:30h||Presentation of the report: Towards Universal Access to Higher Education: International Trends|
|14:30h – 15:15h||Open dialogue with the participation of:
Africa – Ann Therese Ndong Jatta, UNESCO Director for the Bureau of Education in Africa
Asia – TBD
Arab States – TBD
Latin America – TBD
|15:15h – 15:25h||Q&A|
|15:25h – 15:30h||Closing – UNESCO (Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education) & NORRAG (Moira V. Faul, Executive Director)|