28 February - 01 March, 2017
Grand Millenium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Professor Wing-on Lee

Vice President (Administration and Development)
Open University of Hong Kong

9:00 AM [Keynote] Asia Higher Education in the Post-Massification Era: Knowledge Paradigm Shift to Stay Market-Sensitive for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy

With the massifying trend reshaping Asia higher education, sustaining fully government-funded higher education institutions becomes a challenge. Autonomous and self-financing higher education is the natural and healthy evolution to respond to the trend.

Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is an esteem self-financing institution, transformed from its fully-funded structure. The recipe sustaining its success is the market-sensitive curriculum planning, the sharpened focus on pragmatic and market-oriented courses to meet the needs of 18,000 full-time and part-time students. The university studies what kind of graduates the markets want and delivers the manpower that is needed; thus stays sustainable.

Professor Lee Wing-on has been involved in the development of these aspects and will share his perspectives, principles and intent behind to stay sustainable, relevant and indispensable in the 21st knowledge century.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Wing-on.

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