“BRITISH EDUCATION AND THE SHARED CHALLENGES
FOR THE ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES”
A lecture by Baroness Perry of Southwark
Place: The Biodesign Institute Auditorium
(At the East end of the Orange Mall on McAllister Ave.)
Arizona State University, Tempe Campus
Time: Monday, March 23, 2009 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Baroness Perry of Southwark
As her Majesty’s Inspector in the Department for Education, Baroness Perry of Southwark worked with the OECD on projects in higher education and teacher education. In addition, she has participated on the EEC working group on teacher education, and was promoted Chief Inspector in 1981. She was appointed Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of South Bank University (formerly South Bank Polytechnic) in 1987. In 1994, she became President of Lucy Cavendish College, the University of Cambridge. From 2001 until 2006, she was Pro-Chancellor of the University of Surrey, and Chair of Council at the University of Roehampton. She is currently President of the Institute of Management, London, a position she took up in 2001.
Baroness Perry is an Honorary Fellow of Girton and Lucy Cavendish Colleges in Cambridge University; of Sunderland University; the College of Preceptors; the Royal Society of Arts; the Swedish Academy of Science; and the City and Guilds of London. She has been awarded seven honorary doctorates and eight honorary fellowships. She was made a Life Peer in 1991.
She is a graduate of Cambridge University where she studied philosophy at Girton College. She has lectured at the University of Manitoba, Canada, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Exeter, and Oxford University. She has published extensively on education issues having written four books, the most recent being The Womb in Which I Lay, a study of mother-daughter relationships. She is currently working on a book on aging.
This event is free and open to the public (no tickets required).
Please RSVP to Paula Miller at 480.727.7262 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 20.
Hosted by the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education