Global High Level Policy Forum - interviews with experts


Six experts were interviewed by ICDE at the recent Global High Level Policy Forum, organized by UNESCO in partnership with ICDE. Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education for the Future We Want was the Forum theme, and the experts were asked to comment on their main conclusions and the actions they would like to see happen post-event. Watch the videos on YouTube here!

Over 150 participants from more than 50 countries around the world participated in the Global High Level Policy Forum. The Forum was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 9-11 June 2015. 

During the Forum, six participants were interviewed and asked what their main take home points would be from the Forum, as well as the 1 to 3 actions they would like to see happen.

The YouTube videos can be viewed at the following links:

  • Ashok Thakur, Former Secretary for Higher Education, Government of India

  • Helen Carter, President Australasian Council on Open, Distance and E-learning – ACODE

  • James Glapa-Grossklag (pictured), President, The Open Education Consortium, USA  

  • Primrose Kurasha, President African Council for Distance Education - ACDE and Vice Chancellor Open University of Zimbabwe

  • Ruth Tudor, President, Open University Student Association, The Open University UK

  • Tony Brandenburg, International Consultant, The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Indonesia

Further resources from the Policy Forum