SEAMEO-The University of Tsukuba Symposium IX (Virtual)
Resilience for Global Citizenship; Challenges in Education under COVID-19
About the Event
SEAMEO Secretariat (08 February, 2021) - In response to this current challenging situation, SEAMEO Secretariat in collaboration with the University of Tsukuba and supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Japan will convene the 9th SEAMEO-The University of Tsukuba Symposium which will be held virtually on 11 February 2021. Under the theme ‘Resilience for Global Citizenship’, the Symposium will provide a platform for experts, policy makers, educators, and other stakeholders to share best practices and discuss on how we as global citizens respond to the challenges in education posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Registration Form HERE
Date: 11 February, 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 0830 - 1730 (BKK Time)
|Thursday, 11 February 2021|
|0830-0900 hrs||Registration and Log in|
|0900-1000 hrs||I.||Opening Ceremony|
|A.||SEAMEO Colours and SEAMEO Song|
|B.||Opening Remark by H E Dr Radzi Jidin
Senior Minister of Education, Malaysia and SEAMEO Council President
|C.||Welcome Remarks by Dr Benton Caroline Fern
Vice President, The University of Tsukuba
|D.||Welcome Remarks by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)|
|E.||Opening Message by Dr Ethel Agnes Pascua-Valenzuela
Director, SEAMEO Secretariat
|F.||Keynote Speech: ‘Resilience for Global Citizenship’
Dr Ida Yoshiyasu, Chair, Doctoral Program in School Education, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, The University of Tsukuba
|G.||Official Photo Session|
|1000-1005 hrs||Healthy Break|
|1005-1105 hrs||II.||Roundtable Discussion: Resilience for Global Citizenship|
|1105-1205 hrs||III.||Global Citizenship Resiliency in Response to COVID-19 (I)|
|1300-1405 hrs||IV.||Global Citizenship Resiliency in Response to COVID-19 (II)|
|1405-1505 hrs||V.||Global Citizenship Resiliency in Response to COVID-19 (III)|
|1505-1510 hrs||Healthy Break|
|1510-1610 hrs||VI.||Global Citizenship Resiliency in Response to COVID-19 (IV)|
|1610-1710 hrs||VII.||Global Citizenship Resiliency in Response to COVID-19 (V)|
|1710-1730 hrs||VIII.||Synthesis and Closing Messages|
This symposium aims to (1) Provide a platform to showcase the Best Practices of education responses to the pandemic and school closures in the region; (2) Identify opportunities and challenges faced by schools in SEA during the pandemic period; (3) Consolidate the policy changes and ways forward for “New Normal” in education; and (4) Identify ways to address the needs of disadvantaged students learning through remote education.
Under the sub-theme ‘Challenges in Education under COVID-19,’ this symposium intends to cover issues surrounding but not limited to:
- GCED concept development: Before and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Best Practices of alternative teaching methods/modules in educational institutions, both Basic Education and Higher Education during and after COVID-19 pandemic.
- The scalability of national response and existing solutions at the regional level that may help contribute to the post-COVID-19 plans of actions and agenda.
- The policies, tools, and strategies that could be suggested to policymakers to improve youth situation in the New Normal way of life.
- The contribution of education stakeholders in shaping the future of cultural learning and practices in Southeast Asia and beyond post COVID-19.
We cordially invite education experts, policy makers, educators, researchers, and other stakeholders to submit their abstract and full paper for the symposium. Selected full paper presentations will be published in SEAMEO Journal 2021 (June issue).
The e-certificate will be provided and generated by the SEAMEO Secretariat as follows:
- “Certificate of Appreciation” will be provided to the speakers and panelists.
- “Certificate of Participation” will be provided to all participants who attend the Symposium and complete the Certificate Validation and Assessment Form.
Registration Form HERE