The value of higher education (HE) is in question (Dollinger, 2018). The rigid and archaic structure of the system is outdated, and so too is the tenure process (Stromquist, 2017). Adjunct faculty are the majority (American Association of University Professors, 2018), yet their needs are not prioritized (Bickerstaff & Chavarin, 2018).
Throughout Islamic history, various cities have served as flourishing centres of learning, contributing significantly to intellectual, scientific, and cultural advancements. While the historical periods of peak intellectual activity may have passed and traditional centres of Islamic learning faced challenges and declines, efforts are ongoing to revitalize and preserve the rich intellectual heritage of these cities.
The next and 3rd Leverhulme Lecture from Professor Nematollah Azizi, University of Kurdistan, Iran and Visiting Leverhulme Professor at the University of Glasgow, entitled, A Reflection on the Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Leadership will be held on Tuesday, 5th December 2023, at 7.00 pm at the Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby. Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB, UK.
You are invited to attend our Work and Learning / CERS Seminar and Q&A: Initiating change: A Degree Apprenticeship for the Creative Industries with Dr Tim Riley.
PIMA Network cordially invites you to attend its special webinar on the challenging aspects of skills development in an era of uncertainties and crisis. Distinguished experts, researchers of skills policies, development, and adult and lifelong learning will provide keynote presentations to be followed by short reflections and questions with answers.