HOW UNIVERSITIES ADDRESS COVID-19’s CHALLENGES? – Insight from school leaders worldwide

In response to the impact of Covid-19 on education worldwide, FPT Education Global will be hosting the Webinar: “How COVID 19 is Reshaping the Economy & Future Workforce – Trends and Changes in Higher Education” on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. The online event has the participation of university leaders and educators across the world.

As Covid-19 is impacting universities’ operations in numerous ways, school leaders face challenges in terms of how they can ensure uninterrupted learning for their students. The webinar will create a space for global educators and school leaders to network, share and exchange ideas on strategies for their institutions to cope with the public health crisis. “This is when universities need to strengthen our global partnerships more than ever and together move our institutions forward”, said Dr. Le Truong Tung, President of FPT University Vietnam.

University leaders will discuss how Covid-19 has impacted their institutions, how they deal with those challenges, and what they see as the future for higher education post-pandemic. Speakers and participants will then join the open discussion, ask questions and further exchange ideas. The webinar welcomes keynote speakers from four top universities across three continents who hold important leadership positions at their institutions. These are the key decision makers—President, Deputy Dean, Director—regarding the operations and activities of their respective universities, which will bring a fruitful discussion from diverse perspectives. 

Academician Senior Professor Dato’ Dr. Khalid Yusoff FASc – Vice-Chancellor and President – UCSI University, Malaysia.
Professor Michaela Rankin, Deputy Dean, International – Monash Business School, Australia.
Ms. Nazima Canda – Director of International Relations – EPITA (Ecole Pour l’Informatique et les Techniques Avancées), France.
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Nam – Former CEO of FPT Corporation, Founder and President of FUNiX Online University – The First Online University of Vietnam.

“Covid-19 will set a new normal for higher education across the board. This is the opportunity for educators around the world to connect with each other and get ahead of the trends and changes in higher education as universities adapt to this new normal”, said Hoang Van Cuong, Dean of FPT Education Global.

The webinar welcomes the participation of all educators who are executive members, professors, researchers, program coordinators from universities around the globe.

Date & time: 2pm – 4pm, May 13th 2020 (Vietnam time, GMT+7)

Language of discussion: English 

Colleagues with interest in participating in the webinar, please register here.

Thao Hoang.