Saturday June 27, 2020
- Dina Beluiji, Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland.
Interested in higher education research around academics and the changes that academics can bring for social justice in universities
- Tom Parkinson, University of Kent, UK
Personal research focuses on academic development: how to support professional development for academics working in higher education and how it affects the culture of teaching and learning within institutions and within countries and globally.
- Diya Alkalesh, vice rector of Aleppo University in Liberated Areas, Syria
Holds a PhD in Arabic Literature from University of Damascus. Interested in education-related research and submitted a research on challenges facing Syrian students to the International Conference for Syrian Education held in Istanbul in 2017.
- Adavie Shaar, Aleppo University, Syria
English language tutor; holds a master’s degree from Aleppo University, where she was a lecturer at the Faculty of Education and a teacher at the Higher Institute for Languages.
Moderator: Dr. Shaher Abdulateef, ACPD
Through valuable inputs from expert Syrian and UK academics, this panel discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the educational process on various levels: students, lecturers, families, and the academic community. The emerging challenges and subsequent responses, as well as opportunities are identified throughout the discussion, with a focus on higher education sector.
The full panel is available via our Youtube channel