Press Coverage  
Redefining Higher Education In Pakistan  
Task Force for Higher Education Report Launch  
Task Force for Education Columbian Report  
International Seminar Resources  

Press Coverage

Times Higher Education Supplement. March 10 2000 (London)
Times Higher Education Supplement. March 3 2000 (London)

Social Benefits of Higher Education Powerpoint Presentation, February 2005

View "The Social Benefits of Higher Education " PowerPoint.

Redefining Higher Education In Pakistan: February 2001

- Professor David Bloom's talk, Conference on - "Globalisation and Higher Education: Views from the South" Cape Town, South Africa, March 28, 2001

- Higher Education in Developing Countries Presentation [size 313KB]

- Seminar at the Aga Khan University

- Professor David Bloom‘s speech - The Aga Khan University Karachi Pakistan February 7, 2001

- Syed Babar Ali Pro-chancellor, LUMS. Conference on Redefining Higher Education in Pakistan - Welcome and Introductory Remarks

- The Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore Pakistan, February 5, 2001 - Professor David Bloom's speech

- Henry Rosovsky - PowerPoint Presentation [size 57KB]

- Redefining Higher Education in Pakistan Participants List

- Donors urged to raise support for higher education, (DAWN, Pakistan's most widely circulated English language newspaper) -

Task Force for Higher Education Report Launch: March 1, 2000

- Higher Education key to Knowledge Economy - Launch day press release

- Launch of The Higher Education Task Force Report - Wolfensohn speech (transcript)
- Henry Rosovsky (transcript)
- Kenneth Prewitt (transcript)
- Mamphela Ramphele (transcript)
- Professor Daniel Levy (transcript)
- Quentin Thompson (transcript)
- Mr Saadat Husain (transcript)
- Adriaan Verspoor (transcript)
- Henry Rosovsky (transcript)
- Mamphela Ramphele (transcript)

Task Force for Higher Education Columbian Report

- Summary prepared by Jamil Salmi 9/15/00

International Seminar resources

- From Peril to Promise: a Higher Education e-debate for the British Council

A short report on an e-debate, run in preparation for the seminar Includes three think pieces: making the case for higher education; funding; and implementation.

- Conference on Higher Education and its Socio-Political Context, 22 March 2001, Tilburg

- Link to World Bank Report: Tertiary Education Policy in Ghana

- Briefing paper: Asian University for Women

A short briefing paper on the Asian University for Women which is due to open in Bangladesh in September 2005.

- Higher Education Reform at System and Institutional Level (the case of Makerere University)

A 20 page case study of a recent reform and development programme at Makerere University in Uganda by Professor J Epelu-Opio.

- Higher Education in Pakistan: Towards a Reform Agenda.PDF

A Contribution to the Task Force on Improvement of Higher Education in Pakistan by The Boston Group

- Higher Education in Brazil: Challenges and Options

Executive summary: World Bank Sector Study on Higher Education in Brazil produced in conjunction with the Brazilian Ministry of Education.

- Full report: Task Force on the improvement of Higher Education in Pakistan

Recently completed report on the current state of education, which outlines a series of national priorities for the reform of higher education in Pakistan.

- Some observations and comments on "Constructing Knowledge Societies: New challenges for Tertiary Education."

A response to the World Bank report from ATM Zahurul Huq, who is unable to make the seminar.

- Two papers outlining the Dutch government's Poverty Reduction Strategy: see -

- Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro's paper on the challenges faced by Higher Education in Indonesia:

South-south Higher Education Reform Network (SSHERN)

And the seminar at Bath witnessed the inauguration of new network of individuals engaged in the promotion of Higher Education in the South:

Higher Education Reform in Indonesia

- The Times Higher Education Supplement, "We must make effort to level playing field", 22 March 2002. By Henry Rosovsky, David Bloom and David Steven.

- Mastering Globalization: From Ideas to Action on Higher Education Reform. December 2002. David E. Bloom, Harvard University.