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1 Bakhtar University, Kabul, Afghanistan Transforming Higher Education Academic and Financial Bridge Relationships to Promote Economic & Academic Development in Emerging MarketsRick RoqueAbdul Latif RoshanHigher Education Doctoral Research at American International College, (USA)Bakhtar University, Kabul, Afghanistan
2 HIGHER EDUCATION TRANSFORMATION Personal Relationships EconomicRelationshipsPersonal RelationshipsShared InterestTrustRespect
3 Rick Roque Rick Roque, Washington DC (USA) email@example.com B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1991M.S. Management, 1999EdD Higher Education Administration,Studies, , 2010-PresentAmerican International College, (USA)Bakhtar University, (Afghanistan)
4 Increasing Academic & Financial Capital As a result, I advise ways an institution can increase its academic and financial capital through 3 key ways:Innovative application of new student servicesCreation of Public-Private PartnershipsInternational Relationships(c) Venkatraman, 2008
5 What is Education Transformation? What does it mean to Transform Higher Education
9 Education: Response to Globalization The demands of the market tends to focus on vocational occupations such as:EngineeringTechnical SciencesMedical TechnologiesIs Education Merely Vocational ?(c) Venkatraman, 2008
13 Mobility Technology Access Globalization Globalization is rooted in 3 underpinnings:MobilityTechnologyAccess
14 3 phases of Globalization The 3 phases of Globalization center around the advancement of:The Nation-State NetworkThe Corporate NetworkThe Human Network(c) Venkatraman, 2008
15 Connecting the Human Network (c) Venkatraman, 2008
16 Middle Eastern Youth: Driving Globalization The major factors in contemporary Middlee Eastern Politics:100M people between ages 15-29Access to Education is 70%Unemployment > 25% for Men ages 15-24Over 50% of men between are unmarried(c) Venkatraman, 2008
17 This is my driving interest in Afghanistan & Bakhtar University The Human NetworkIs intended to support our differences not diminish them; we should be proud of our respective backgrounds;Education is not the imposition of one ideology nor is it the control of another.Discovery. Respect. Tolerance.This is my driving interest in Afghanistan & Bakhtar University
18 BAKHTAR UNIVERSITY, Kabul, AF First private higher educationinstitution in AfghanistanFounded by Abdul Latif RoshanFounded in 2005; Chartered 2007Established Academic BridgeRelationships with:Kabul Polytechnic UniversityAssociation of Certified Chartered AccountantIndira Gandhi National Open University
19 Afghanistan: War & Reconstruction Afghanistan has been stricken in a three decades of war.The return of peace and the subsequent installation of elected government in Afghanistan, with the active support of international community, has laid out the foundation for establishing private higher education institutions.Considering the present situation of Afghanistan and keeping in mind the role of education and the millennium development goals (MDGs) and in the Afghan National Development Strategy (ANDS), education is one of the most important goals of the government Islamic republic of Afghanistan ,In this connection, Bakhtar University has been established.
21 Academic Progams Undergraduate program of BU Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of EconomicsBachelor of Computer ScienceBachelor of EngineeringBachelor of LawBachelor of JournalismBachelor of Political ScienceBachelor of Building Contraction ManagementPost Graduate Courses from IGNOU
22 Many Accomplishments: SuccessesFirst Afghan University to admit womenState of the Art Internet Conference CtrFounder of Accountants and Auditors AssociationFounder of Distance Education in AfghanistanFounder of ACCA in AfghanistanFounder of first Private University in AfghanistanInternational Projects:World Bank Funded Projects (ATP)Train 2500 government employees150 MPs studied LawAsian Foundation ProjectMinistry of Defense ProjectBritish Council ProjectEtc.
23 Numerous Appreciation Letters President of AfghanistanIGNOUNATOAfghan Parliament
24 ConclusionGoals are to expand Academic & Financial relationships in the Middle East, United States & EuropeWork on Academic Transformation with additional programs catering toward human development in post war environmentsFocus on Projects with Georgetown University in the United States to focus on Economic Development and the education of other classes of citizens – women etc
25 Questions. Thank You. Rick Roque firstname.lastname@example.org 408.914.5895 United StatesThank You.Abdul Latif RoshanKabul Afghanistan
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