THE first ever ‘SINU TALKS’ lecturer series is set for Friday 31st March.
According to a statement from the University, ‘SINU TALKS’ is a new open lecturer series, free and open to all.
“The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate on different topics in the Solomon Islands.
“SINU talks intend to involve scholars and experts as well as lecturers and students of different areas in an accessible 1.5 hour format,” the statement said.
The statement said, a 30 minute question and answer period will follow a 1 hour presentation.
“In order to facilitate the access to a vast audience, the venues will change according to the topics of the lecture.
The first lecture on Friday will be on, ‘Education policies and reforms in developing countries’.
“The lecture aims to explore the origin of the contemporary idea of education and its application in developing countries.
“The speech shall present the last findings on the overall interplay between state, ideology and current discourses of education reforms, marketization of education, managerialism, equity and quality-driven education reforms.”
Speaker for Friday 31st first ‘SINU TALKS’ is Dr Giuseppe Sapienza, Director Of the Office of Research, SINU.
By STEPHEN DIISANGO