Professor Aremu set to deliver lecture at Int’l association of universities’ event

A Nigerian-born UNESCO Laureate, Professor Bashiru Aremu, will on Thursday October 14, deliver a lecture at the Six and final Lecture on Innovative Education for Unshaped Futures (IE4UF).

The one-day event, which will be virtual, is organised by the International Association of Universities (IAU) in collaboration with Universit Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).

A statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Aremu’s Senior Special Assistant on media, Emmanuel Daudu, while quoting the organisers’ letter, said he was carefully selected for the lecture delivery after rigorous scrutiny of his academic prowess.

“The International Association of Universities (IAU) and the UOC have joined forces to produce a series of talks on Innovative Education for Unshaped Futures (IE4UF) with Subtitle: Data Governance What should we be aware of ? . They will focus on the changes currently taking place in higher education.

“The series is divided into 6 hour-long sessions exploring the different levels of change. They will move from broader themes to more specific areas in the second part of the series. Each talk includes the point of view of an online university and a campus university.

“The International Association of Universities (IAU) and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) are pleased to announce the launch of a new joint series – the Innovative Education for Unshaped Futures (IE4UF)!.

“The series is divided into six 1-hour chapters exploring different topics and bringing together experts to discuss current practices and solutions as well as the challenges ahead, these sessions are open to the public at large.

“Each of the chapters will be followed by a policy dialogue session the following day where participants can come together to exchange on the topic in question, express ideas, seek advice from peers or provide recommendations. The policy dialogues are limited to 20 participants per session to ensure maximum interaction and exchange. The outcomes of the policy dialogues will be submitted in the form of a report to the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference scheduled for 2022”, the statement said.

Aremu is a world acclaimed Professor Emeritus on merit, ranked and ratified by UNESCO and top universities including Nigeria Nsukka Nigeria (UNN);  Noble International University Canada and USA and others worldwide in field of computer science, Information, and Communication Technology (ICT).

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