Lao-Thai Workshop Science-Technology-Innovations held at Donechanh Palace 1-2 March, 2012
LAO PDR-Thailand Science Technology and Innovation Cooperation Workshopheld at Don Chanh Palace Hotel, Lao PDR 1-2 March 2012Strategy of Higher EducationFrom Present to 2020ByAssoc. Prof. Bounthene PHASIBORIBOUNDeputy Director GeneralDepartment of Higher EducationMinistry of Education and SportsOutlines of PresentationOutcomes of Higher Education (HE) and Challenges Vision and Mission of HE Strategies-Master Plan of HE from Present to 2020I. Outcomes of HE and Challenges1.1 Outcomes of HE 1996: Harmonized all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and established NUOL 2002: Started T&L at CU 2003: Started T&L at SU 2009: Started T&L at SKU Public & Private(P&P)HEIs have developed in parallel Most of Ministries have established HEIs for their own sector Both P&P HEIs have promoted infrastructures, internal & ext. acad. Cooperation, research, etc.1.2 Challenges of HE Build qualified staffs for supporting socio-economic development in parallel with poverty reduction and graduating from the least developed country status by 2020.
Currently HE of Lao PDR are lack of clear vision & appropriate policies, strategies & plan for development of the sector 1.2 Challenges of HE (Conte) HE is the key to economic dev. As it play a significant role in industrializing &modernizing the country. As such, the HE system needs to be strengthened in: (1) provision of fair equitable access to higher education, (2) relevance, quality and efficiency, (3) governance, financing and management II. Vision&Missions in HE2.1 Vision in HE
Develop qualified HE to meet the human resources need of society to contribute the potential of national indigenous knowledge toward industrializing and modernizing.
2.2 Missions of HEEducational, training and research Roles in ethics, ownership, responsibility, transparency and aspirations Equitable access to HE Promoting womens roles and participation Long-term relevance Industry and manufacturing partnership HE InnovationsIII. Strategy of HE from present to 2020 Strategic options of HE:Building, improving and expanding higher education;HE reforms; Development of teachers and administrators in HE; Quality assurance dev. in HE; Promotion and development of research; Improving management information systems (MIS); Improving Governance and management in HE.
(incl. 3 programmes for implementation)I. Increasing access to HEProject 1: Increasing access to HE in an equitable manner in terms of gender, ethnicity and social status
Project 2: Improvement of existing HEIs
Project 3: Expanding & establishing new HEIsII. Improvement quality and relevanceProject 4: HE reformProject 5: Develop T&L mediaProject 6: Built model HEIs in difference areasProject 7: Built quality assurance mechanismsProject 8: Improve &Establish T&L System by using ICTProject 9: Develop teaching and administration staffs in HEIsProject 10: Promote scientific research & developmentIII. Improve governance & managementProject 11: Develop regulatory frameworks for HEProject 12: Develop financial frameworks for HEProject 13: Strengthen governance and management in HEProject 14: Improve and establish HEMISProject 15: Monitoring & assessment of HEProject 16: Improve & establish network for inter. cooperationThank youFor your attention