Conference Papers


Proceedings of the 1st and 2nd International Conferences organised by the Tertiary Education Commission:

The following papers which have been peer-reviewed are proceedings from the "International Conference on Internationalisation of Tertiary Education 23-25 March 2011" with ISSN reference 1694-1160:

Resource Person Paper Title Occupation Contact Details
1 N. V. Varghese Internationalisation of Higher Education and Small States Formerly Head, Governance and Management in Education at IIEP/UNESCO nv.varghese@nuepa.org
2 K. Padachi, A. Mohamudally-Boolaky The Evolution of Cross-Border Higher Education: The Case of Mauritius University of Technology, Mauritius. kpadachi@umail.utm.ac.mu
3 G. Mohamedbhai Internationalisation of Tertiary Education in Mauritius – Current State, Future Plans and Challenges Former Secretary-General, Association of African Universities goolam g_t_mobhai@yahoo.co.uk
4 S. Ajaheb Drivers of Change in the Tertiary Education Sector in Mauritius University of Mauritius s.ajaheb@uom.ac.mu
5 R. S. Fareed, N. Jackaria, N. Pirbhai-Jetha Restructuring the Mauritian post-secondary educational institution to meet the needs of the New Economy Université des Mascareignes npirbhaijetha@udm.ac.mu
6 S. Chitpin, M. Simon Use of the objective Knowledge Growth framework in Teacher Training University of Ottawa, Canada steph.chitpin@uottawa.ca
7 N. Ramphul Using the Ansoff Matrix to develop strategies for tertiary education in Mauritius University of Technology, Mauritius needesh.R@umail.utm.ac.mu
8 D. C. Naik Fostering an e-learning culture amongst Mauritian educators University of Mauritius d.cooshna@uom.ac.mu
9 T. Joyejob and S. Nundoo-Ghoorah Opening doors for the 'less privileged' – The MCA Experience Open University of Mauritius joytara@yahoo.com
10 S. Munbodh The Future of Higher Education Global Learning, Mauritius sur@intnet.mu
11 D. Gokulsing Higher Education in the context of Globalisation in Mauritius: An academic perspective University of Mauritius d.gokulsing@uom.ac.mu
12 J. Benjamin Internationalisation of Tertiary Education in the Era of Globalization Head and Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, St Francis de Sales' College, RTM Nagpur University, India joseph.sfscollege@gmail.com

The following papers which have been peer-reviewed are proceedings from the "International Conference on Higher Education and Economic Development 03-05 September 2012" with ISSN reference 1694-1160:

Resource Person Paper Title Occupation Contact Details
1 G. Mohamedbhai Promoting Sustainable Development in Africa through Higher Education Former Secretary-General, Association of African Universities goolam g_t_mobhai@yahoo.co.uk
2 S. D. Lukea-Bhiwajee, P. Ramseok-Munhurrun, P. Naidoo Higher Education Offerings and Sustainable Development: Insights from Mauritius University of Technology, Mauritius sbhiwajee@umail.utm.ac.mu
3 V. Teeroovengadum, T. J. Kamalanabhan, A. K. Seebaluck Improving Quality in Higher Education and Educating for Sustainable Development University of Mauritius ak.seebaluck@uom .ac.mu
4 R. Beefun and V. Tulsidas-Veeraragoo Higher Education: A Gateway Towards Economic Development Mauritius Institute of Education r.beefun@mieonline.org
5 R. P. Gunputh A Critical Approach to Business Education of Overseas Partner Institutions in Higher Education – A Glimpse of Hope for Developing countries? – The Mauritian Experience University of Mauritius rpgunput@uom.ac.mu
6 M. Sohoraye, C. Bokhoree, P. Poinen An immersion into the socio-cultural difficulties of students in adapting to University life in a globlised context University of Technology, Mauritius sbokhoree@umail.utm.ac.mu
7 R. Foogooa, S. Pancoiix Use of ICT teaching aids in tertiary education – a case study of Moodle implementation University of Technology, Mauritius rfoogooa@umail.utm.ac.mu
8 S. Gunness and M. D. Nowbuth Policies for Open Educational Practices: A University of Mauritius Case Study University of Mauritius s.gunness@uom.ac.mu
9 A. Ondine Networking and international exchanges: do they help enhance knowledge transfer and develop best practices in universities and vocational training institutions? Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, France ondineaza@yahoo.fr
10 A. Tirvassen Higher Education, Privatization and State Involvement: The case of Mauritius Open University of Mauritius assodah@gmail.com
11 J. Harmon New Paradigm in Higher Education: Examining, exploring and assessing the University – Community Engagement Model in post-secondary education and adult formation within the Republic of Mauritius Institut Cardinal Jean Margeot, Mauritius jimmy_harmon@hotmail.com

Others

The following papers were presented during the "International Conference on Internationalisation of Tertiary Education 23-25 March 2011":

Resource Person Paper Title Occupation Contact Details
1 V. Teeroovengadum Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: The Need for a Holistic Approach University of Mauritius v.teeroovendagum@uom.ac.mu
2 S. Gunness The COMESA E-learning Project – Sharing point for sustainable collaborative projects University of Mauritius s.gunness@uom.ac.mu
3 M. Gondwe Raising Education Standards in Developing Countries through stimulating South-South Academic Mobility Nuffic mgondwe@epnuffic.nl
4 N. K. Betchoo Internationalisation of Tertiary Education Importance of Mauritius Université des Mascareignes betchoonirmal@yahoo.com

The following papers were presented during the "International Conference on Higher Education and Economic Development 03-05 September 2012":

Resource Person Paper Title Occupation Contact Details
1 Y. Ramma, A. Gopee Creativity and Innovation in Science and Technology – Bridging the Gap between Secondary and Tertiary Levels of Education. This Paper has been Published Elsewhere and can be Access at the Link :
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJEM-05-2013-0076
Mauritius Institute of Education y.ramma@mieonline.org
2 M. Mandla Higher Education as a Lever for Socio-economic Development: Challenges and Possibilities of the ODL University University of South Africa Through Confidential Secretary polloja@unisa.ac.za
3 K. Dookhitram, J. Narsoo, M. S. Sunhaloo, A. Sukhoo, M. Soobron Green Computing: An Awareness Survey among University of Technology, Mauritius Students University of Technology, Mauritius kdookhitram@umail.utm.ac.mu