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Phil Regier

Phil Regier, CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University, explains the background to how online students have grown to close to 84,000 across all disciplines in major partnerships with employers in Starbucks and Uber in partnership with the global EdTech community. The journey to online education becoming core to the whole university and to all students who make their own choice of how, when and where to gain access to inclusive excellence is a pointer to the future for hybrid education at scale.

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Herk Kailis

Herk Kailis CEO of Cadmus joins the podcast to outline how EdTech companies have emerged to provide support services to help individual universities focus on what they want to be great at.

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Changing Higher Education for Good

The scenario for universities in 2013 appeared uncertain. Foreshadowed budget cuts to higher education suggested the worst of times may be on the near horizon. But who could have foreseen the “challenging” and “unprecedented” times that would follow just seven years later?

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HEDx Live Sydney Event

Introducing the second event in the 2022 series, HEDx Live Sydney focussed on Gender Equity & Inclusion. Hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney on Tuesday 24th May 2022.

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Professor Michael Crow

President Michael Crow approaches 20 years as President of ASU ranked as the most innovative US university for seven years running. He shares a clear message of the need for distinction and differentiation and of ASU’s mission to democratise higher education for the world. He measures the ASU strategy by the students they include and building pathways for all to succeed. Their technology-enabled strategy is breaking the mould of global higher education. When will others follow? The biggest risk might be in not doing so.

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Engaging staff and students through trusted reputations

Many global universities have long held positions as being institutions with a reputation. When surveys are made of which professions we trust and believe in, scientists and professors usually feature toward the top of any lists, and politicians, as an example, feature towards the bottom. The pandemic has added to this variety of reputations in some ways.

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Professor Malcolm Press

Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University, Professor Malcolm Press CBE, joins the podcast this week. He shares insights into his commitment to his staff and students and the commitment Manchester Met has to its civic setting in a major city in the UK. He shares lessons from a 200 year history of an institution that is pioneering degree apprenticeships and design education among other things and illustrates the importance of authenticity and trusting teams in exercising effective leadership.

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