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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Call for Conference Papers



The Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators (ACHEA) will be hosting its 14th Annual ACHEA conference from July 9-11, 2015 in Trinidad and Tobago.

Conference Theme:

Re-visioning, Re-assessing and Re-committing for Success in Higher Education

Sub-themes

ACHEA invites papers which take into consideration the conference theme or address the sub-themes:
  • The Role and Mission of the HEIs in the 21st Century
  • The Ideal Administrator in Higher Education
  • Internationalization in Higher Education
  • Governance in Higher Education
  • Exploring the New Frontiers in Teaching and Learning Modalities
  • Curriculum Development (CARICOM Mandate)
  • Enrolment Management: Efficiency, Customer Service, and Marketing
  • Human Resource Management: Recruitment, Development, and Retention
  • Fostering Partnerships for Financing Higher Education
  • The Role of Succession Planning in Higher Education
  • Partnering with Stakeholders for Success in Higher Education
  • Sustainable Development in Higher Education
  • Facilities Management and Space Planning
Link to Call for papers (deadline date March 21, 2015)


Association of Caribbean University Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) 2015 conference will be held in Suriname on June 7 - 11.

MAIN THEME:
Collaborative Continuing Education: Learn, Act and Inspire: Professional and Personal Development Opportunities for Lifelong Learning in Libraries, Archives and Museums in the Caribbean. 

Sub-Theme I
Assessing and identifying professional and personal learning needs and opportunities
Updating old skills and learning new ones. The advancement in the career ladder of information professionals rethinking and reinventing learning.

Sub-Theme II
Collaborative Learning for All: Developing and Implementing a Professional/Personal Learning Plan
Refurbishing and acquiring new competencies and cultural heritage through transdisciplinary collaboration that focuses on opportunities for knowledge workers to work in teams, communities, and organizations that encompass multiple ways of knowing and collaborating

Sub-Theme III
Evaluating Learning Outcomes and Search for New Opportunities of Continuous Learning and Performance
Improving social, professional and personal abilities (self-awareness, self-knowledge) for the joy of learning and a better quality of life.