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Muhammed Sahin
Rector at MEF University


Professor Sahin is the founding rector of MEF University in Istanbul, Turkey and was previously rector of Istanbul Technical University 2008 - 2012 (www.muhammedsahin.org). MEF University was established in 2012 as the world's first and only fully flipped University (www.mef.edu.tr/en). Professor Sahin has co-authored three books: The Flipped Approach to Higher Education, The New University Model: Scaling Flipped Learning in Higher Education, The New University Model: Flipped, Adaptive, Digital and Active Learning (FADAL). MEF University has integrated some open learning platforms such as Coursera and edX into undergraduate programs since September 2019.

Agenda Sessions

  • International Perspectives Panel: The Power of Purpose - Personalising student learning through purpose-driven learning pathways

  • Lunch, with hosted lunch tables on specific topics, each led by a higher education expert