Education Dialogue

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June 17, 2013 (LBO) – International and regional educators will come together in Colombo to debate international higher education issues at a first in a series of global forum, the British council said.

Each policy dialogue features the latest thinking in its area with new research and input from the government and industry leaders.

Global education dialogues are organized around the world to bring together key policy-makers and influences so that they can reflect on and debate the challenges and opportunities facing international higher education, British Council, an international organization for cultural and educational opportunities said in a statement.

It will bring together governments, universities and industry, to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the sector,

Papers and research from the policy dialogues will be published so that they can contribute to evidence-led policy developments.

The Colombo forum will be the inaugural session of the South Asia series, titled ˜Transforming higher education in South Asia™ held from 18 to 19 June at Cinnamon Grand.

The forum will kick off with the attendance of S. B. Dissanayake, minister of higher