Presentations

Datesort ascending Location Institution/ Organisation Presenter & Topic Audience Number of participants
02 February 2017 Oslo, Norway University of Oslo

Nico Cloete, Open seminar: #FeesMustFall - The Free Higher Education Social Struggle in South Africa: Is the Nordic Model a Panacea for Developing Countries?

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Representatives of the University of Oslo and the European Union student parliament; students from Africa 50
31 January 2017 Oslo, Norway Faculty of Education, University of Oslo

Nico Cloete and Peter Maassen, Insights from the Second Meeting of the International Panel on Social Progress held in Lisbon 19-21 January 2017

Postgraduate students of the Faculty of Education 25
11 November 2016 Nairobi, Kenya United States International University (Nairobi)

Nico Cloete, Africa Needs Research Universities 

University leadership and members of the university's Board 30
03 November 2016 Justice and Peace Commission, Pretoria Catholic Bishops in South Africa

Nico Cloete, Mediating Between Policy and Political Activism

Bishops and a cardinal of the Catholic Church 15
28 October 2016 New Science Lecture Theater University of Cape Town

Nico Cloete, The Fallacy of Free Higher Education

UCT Commerce Faculty and students 120
11 August 2016 Tshwane Municipal Chambers Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training

Nico Cloete, University Fees in South Africa: A story from evidence

Members of the Commission 15
10 August 2016 University of Cape Town South African Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)

Nico Cloete, University Fees in South Africa: A story from evidence

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Senior academics and PhD students 30
27 July 2016 University of the Western Cape (UWC) UWC Deans of Science Forum

Nico Cloete, Charles Sheppard and Francois van Schalkwyk, #FeesMustFall: Past, Present and Future

Heads of departments and senior academics 20
21 July 2016 Cape Town River Club, Observatory Phambili Mzansi

Nico Cloete, Charles Sheppard and Francois van Schalkwyk, A Differentiated Fee System: moving the higher education fees debate from ideology to evidence

Student leaders from all four Western Cape universities 50
25 June 2016 Johannesburg Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ)

Nico Cloete, Fees and Sustainable Development: Moving the Higher Education Fees Debate from Ideology to Evidence

Presentation to Students for Law and Social Justice, senior students and lawyers 50
25 May 2016 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch Stellenbosch University

Nico Cloete, Universities Globally and in Africa

Academics, students and university administrators 60
18 May 2016 United Nations Plaza, New York Global Higher Education Salon, International Institute of Education

Nico Cloete, Peter Maassen and Teboho Moja, Doctoral Education in South Africa and Seven African States

Different organizations, including the Carnegie Corporation of New York 30
05 April 2016 Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town 8th Inyathelo Leadership Retreat: Strategies in fast-changing societies: How do universities adapt (or die)?

Nico Cloete - Sustainable Funding: Money is Not the Main Problem

Vice-chancellors, development officers and students from South African universities. 100
07 March 2016 Garden Court Hotel, Durban South African Registrars Imbizo

Nico Cloete, Self-destructive policies

South African university registrars, assistant registrars and DHET officials 50
18 February 2016 Oslo, Norway University of Oslo

Nico Cloete, How can Education Promote Social Progress?

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Academic staff and students 50
10 December 2015 Virtual meeting (Mombasa / Cape Town) Kenya Heads of Institutions Forum

Nico Cloete, Africa Needs Research Universities

Vice-chancellors and other executive staff of Kenyan public and private universities, principals and directors of Kenyan tertiary colleges; representatives from the Government of Kenya, research institutes and the ICT regulator; KENET board members and staff; and other invited guests 100
30 October 2015 University of Stellenbosch Deans of Science Forum

Nico Cloete, Johann Mouton and Charles Sheppard, A topic to enhance leadership and management

Deans of science at South African universities 15
14 October 2015 University of Johannesburg Universitas 21 Network

Nico Cloete, South Africa and the Rest of Africa

Representatives from the Universitas 21 Network and senior staff from the University of Johannesburg. [Universitas 21 is a global network of research universities.] 40
14 July 2015 Buenos Aires, Argentina Universidad Nacional de San Martín

Nico Cloete, Marikana and the South African Developmental State

Academics from Latin America and Africa 20
16 June 2015 Oslo, Norway University of Oslo

Nico Cloete - Africa Needs Research Universities: Knowledge Production in Eight Flagship Universities

Academics, students and university executives from the University of Oslo 30
12 May 2015 Ndaba Hotel, Johannesburg ACU SARIMA Conference 2015

Nico Cloete, South Africa a PhD Hub for Africa?

Researchers, policy-makers, research managers 400
28 April 2015 Wits Rural Facility, Bushbuckridge Wildlife College

Nico Cloete, Wildlife College Conversations

Wildlife and FET college participants 20
24 April 2015 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg The Conversation

Nico Cloete, Conversation with Conversations

The Conversation staff 12
11 March 2015 Dakar, Senegal African Higher Education Summit 2015

Nico Cloete, Africa Needs Research Universities: Knowledge Production in Eight African Flagship Universities

Ministers, vice-chancellors, funders, NGOs and researchers 200
05 March 2015 Durban, South Africa University of KwaZulu-Natal

Nico Cloete, From Trouble to Transformation: Professor Makgoba's Contribution

University academics and professional staff 30
10 February 2015 Cape Town, South Africa University of the Western Cape

Nico Cloete, University Oslo Visiting UWC: Co-operation and Statisitics

Delegation from the University of Oslo, university leadership and staff from the University of the Western Cape 20
04 December 2014 Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa Talloires Network

Two methodologies from HERANA: Engagement Research:

  1. The interconnectedness of university engagement projects by Francois van Schalkwyk and
  2. The contribution of student engagement to citizenship competences by Thierry Luescher-Mamashela 

See the Talloires Leaders Network Conference 2014 website for more information.

International university leaders and university-community engagement specialists 15
04 April 2014 University of the Western Cape, Cape Town South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum (SAHECEF)

Francois van Schalkwyk, From Engagement to Interconnectedness: Preliminary Findings from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Community engagement specialists from South African universities 40
16 January 2014 Bloemfontein, South Africa University of the Free State

Nico Cloete, University of the Free State: Key Performance Indicators

Senior university leadership from University of the Free State 30
10 December 2013 Stockholm, Sweden Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Nico Cloete and Peter Maasen, Africa Needs Research Universities

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and other representatives from Nordic development aid and research councils (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland) 30
26 November 2013 Stellenbosch, South Africa Forum of Higher Education in South Africa and China 2013, University of Stellenbosch

Nico Cloete, The South African Higher Education System: Key Policies and Statistics

Higher education experts from South African and China 20
02 November 2013 Shanghai, China International Higher Education Research and Policy Roundtable, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Nico Cloete, Context and Role in Capacity-building and Policy Reform in South African Higher Education

Report of the meeting on University World News: First global meeting of HE research centres in Shanghai

Directors of international higher education research centres and institutes 20
28 October 2013 Pretoria, South Africa NRF and Carnegie Convening 2013

Nico Cloete and Johann Mouton, The Doctorate: Policies and Statistics

Report of the meeting on University World News: Where to from here for the African PhD?

19 September 2013 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OSSREA-OECD-SIDA

Nico Cloete, Challenges and Opportunities for African Universities to Increase Knowledge Production

Click here to view the full programme of the OECD/IHERD and OSSREA Expert Meeting.

Higher education policy analysts and researchers 30
01 July 2013 Marseille Innovation, Higher Education, and Research for Development (IHERD) and l’Institute de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

Nico Cloete, Bringing Research into Research Management

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting entitled "Increasing evidence-based approaches in the design and implementation of innovation and research policy in developing countries".

Researchers, policy-makers, directors of research organisations, funding agency representatives 62
07 March 2013 Indy Congress Hotel, Maputo, Mozambique Eduardo Mondlane University

Nico Cloete, CHET Data Profiles of Seven African Universities

Seminar programme

Eduardo Mondlane University (EMU) rector and vice-chancelors, advisors to the rector of EMU, members of the EMU Vision and Mission Review Committee, EMU faculty deans, representatives of the Ministry of Education 30
01 February 2013 Unisa, South Africa Department: Higher Education and Training and Unisa

Nico Cloete, South African Higher Education Key Statistics and Open Data

Charles Sheppard, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Institutional Profile

Higher education experts, DHET 90
01 November 2012 Oslo, Norway The Research Council of Norway

Research for Development and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Africa by Nico Cloete and Peter Maassen

Full conference programme.

Norwegian and international experts in the field of development, including politicians, policy-makers, public administrators in development and research, researchers and journalists. 100
25 September 2012 University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 6th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference: Higher Education in an Era of Reconstruction, Internationalisation, Competition & Cooperation

Nico Cloete, A South African Big Picture for Teaching and Learning: The Politics of Learning and Teaching in SA

Higher education researchers, scholars and practitioners 120
03 September 2012 Mauritius International Conference on Higher Education and Economic Development

Nico Cloete, Higher Education and Economic Development in Africa: Mauritius

Francois van Schalkwyk, Beyond Policy Alignment: The problematic relationship between academic entrepreneurialism, the academic core and development at the University of Mauritius

Government officials, academics, students, representatives of the Tertiary Education Commission, business and other stakeholders 100
03 August 2012 Kampala Makerere University

Nico Cloete, Higher Education and Economic Development in Africa: HERANA I

Senior government (including the prime minster), members of council, VC and DVCs, academics, students, representatives of the National Council on Higher Education, business and other stakeholders 80
05 June 2012 Bergen Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)

Nico Cloete, Centre for Higher Education Transformation and HEMA

17 May 2012 Cape Town Ford Foundation

Nico Cloete and Francois van Schalkwyk, CHET Advocacy

Fourd Foundation programme officers and grantees 30
08 May 2012 Accra University of Ghana and 12 other Ghanian universities

Nico Cloete, Higher Education and Economic Development in Africa

Ian Bunting, Data Analyses for the University of Ghana

Senior administrators and planners in Ghanaian higher education 120
12 April 2012 Alice University of Fort Hare (UFH)

Nico Cloete, Higher Education Overview: Fort Hare University

UFH council 30
30 March 2012 Magaliesberg North West University (NWU)

Nico Cloete, Higher Education Overview: North West University

NWU council, NWU leadership, community representatives 35
23 March 2012 Cape Town University of Cape Town (UCT)

Ian Bunting, High-level Knowledge Production

UCT senior leadership 25
23 February 2012 Pretoria University of Pretoria

Nico Cloete, Knowledge Production in South African Higher Education

Ian Bunting and Charles Sheppard, Doctoral Enrolments and Graduation in South Africa

DVCs, Directors of Research, CHET board members 50
09 February 2012 Franschhoek Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

Nico Cloete, Higher Education Differentiation: The Good, the Bad and the Incomprehensible

Ian Bunting and Charles Sheppard, Differentiation: Where Are We? Cluster Analyses of Input and Output Indicators

Ian Bunting, Differentiation: Where Are We? Government Funding and Differentiation

Ian Bunting, Differentiation: Where Are We? Diversity/Differentiation 1997-2012

DHET leadership and senior planners; CHET network 20
16 January 2012 Port Elizabeth Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)

Nico Cloete, Higher Education Differentiation: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

NMMU DVCs and deans 15