June 19, 2018

Workshop for the AIMS Programme: MOOCs and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform

Workshop for the AIMS Programme:

MOOCs and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform

6-9 June 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

 

SEAMEO RIHED, with the generous support from the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand, organised the Workshop for the ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform on 6-9 June 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand.

In recognition of the expanded role of technology in teaching and learning, the Workshop was organised to provide training for AIMS Member Universities as well as explore possibilities to establish common MOOCs for the AIMS Programme. A common regional MOOCs of the AIMS Programme would support lifelong learning and cross-border collaboration, strengthening regional integration and the harmonization of higher education in Southeast Asia and beyond. As the result, more learners could benefit from the shared educational resources and greater access to knowledge being offered in the region and beyond.

As the initial phase, AIMS Member Universities from the study fields of Hospitality and Tourism and International Business were invited to attend the Workshop. Seventeen (17) participants from 10 AIMS Member Universities (Universitas Indonesia, University of Tsukuba, Universiti Teknologi MARA, University of Mindanao, University of St. La Salle, Catholic University of Daegu, Prince of Songkla University Phuket campus, Mae Fah Luang University, Foreign Trade University, and Hue University) from 7 Member Countries participated in the Workshop. Representatives from the SEAMEO Secretariat and the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand, also participated.

In the scope of 3.5 days, the Workshop provided a platform for participants to learn about MOOCs, innovative pedagogies, as well as take part in hand-on activities of designing MOOCs via digital platform. Participants also visited the Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) to learn from their experiences in MOOCs development.

The Workshop concluded with suggestions to involve all the study fields in the future, have international and interdisciplinary courses for AIMS MOOCs to reach more learners and be relevant to industry needs, and to discuss future steps for collaboration in the development of MOOCs for the AIMS Programme at the upcoming 3rd AIMS Steering Committee Meeting in July 2018, in the Republic of Korea, and the 12th AIMS Review Meeting in Vietnam at the end of 2018.

SEAMEO RIHED would like to extend its gratitude to OHEC Thailand for their generous support, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanomporn Laohajaratsang, Former Director of the Information Technology Service Center, Chiang Mai University, and her assistant, Mr. Natanun Kanjanakuha, Manager of Learning Innovation Center, Chiang Mai University, for leading the Workshop, and Srinakharinwirot University for their warm hospitality and sharing of experiences.

 

Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director of SEAMEO RIHED, delivering the Welcome Remarks.

 

Ms. Chadarat Singhadechakul, Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand, delivering the Opening Remarks to officiate the Opening.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanomporn Laohajaratsang, and Mr. Natanun Kanjanakuha, Manager of Learning Innovation Center, Chiang Mai University, leading the training of the Workshop.

 

Group Photo

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanomporn Laohajaratsang introducing MOOCs and the designing of effective MOOCs

                                               

Study Trip to the Department of Educatonal Technology, Faculty of Education, Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) to learn about MOOCs operational model at SWU and in Thailand on 8 June 2018

 

The participants visiting SWU’s production studio, and were introduced to a variety of equipment and technology in producing MOOCs, (which does not necessarily have to be expensive).

   

Participants practicing their new skills in developing a common course on Hospitality and Tourism “Introduction to the Current Situation of Tourism & Hospitality in ASEAN and Eastern Asia” on MOODLE.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nakao Nomura, University of Tsukuba, proposing further MOOCs development activities for AIMS programme with the Course Jukebox.

 

 

Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond concluding the Workshop and the Way Forward.

 

Downloads:
Concept Note
Programme

 

More photos of the Workshop for the AIMS Programme:

MOOCs and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform

https://photos.app.goo.gl/DzKSLXLoh4FcpV9K7

 

The 2nd Annual Session of China-ASEAN Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of Universities-Global Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent Training Standard Principle Forum

The 2nd Annual Session of China-ASEAN Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Alliance of Universities 

Global Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent Training Standard Principle Forum

 

Ӏ. Venue

Guiyang,Guizhou

Ⅱ. Time

13:30 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.  26th July, 2018

Ⅲ. Units

Sponsored by:      Guizhou Institute of Technology

Co-organized by: The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of China
                                   China-ASEAN Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of Universities
                                   Kunming University of Science and Technology
                                   Guangxi Normal University

Supported by:         ACC
                                  SEAMEO RIHED
                                  CEAIE-AUC

Ⅳ.  Activity Contents

In the 10th “China-ASEAN Education Exchange Week”, our school had successfully hosted the “China-ASEAN University Innovation and Entrepreneurship” Principal Forum, through which we had conducted in-depth exchanges with colleges and universities of China and ASEAN, and discussed in details how colleges and universities can carry out innovation and entrepreneurship education. Therefore, in the upcoming innovative and entrepreneurial talent training principle forum, we will be continuously discussing the cultivation of innovative and entrepreneurial talent in China and ASEAN, and promoting the friendly cooperation and exchanges between colleges and universities in ASEAN by drawing upon the experience gained on the existing framework in the view of globalization. We also aim at promoting friendly cooperation and exchanges between colleges and universities in ASEAN, maintaining the long-term development of this relationship, and fostering a good atmosphere for enriching innovation and entrepreneurship education for the education as well as higher education institutions in Guizhou Province.

 

Ⅴ. Agenda

Date Time Activities Venue
25th July All day Register ASEAN Center
26th July 08:30-12:00 Agenda: Opening Ceremony of the 11th China-ASEAN Education Exchange Week(guests to be selected by the   Secretariat of Organizing Committee of CAECW)

ASEAN Center

(The intersection of Siya Road and Simeng Road in Gui-An New District, Guizhou Province)

13:00-18:00 The 2nd Annual Session of China-ASEAN Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of Universities 

— Global Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent Training Standard Principle Forum

ASEAN Center

(The intersection of Siya Road and Simeng Road in Gui-An New District, Guizhou Province)

 

Ⅵ. Contact

Name: Jiangfan Yao

Tel:+86-851-88349078,  +86-17716695263

E-mail:626980415@qq.com

 

Workshop for the AIMS Programme: MOOC and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform

Workshop for the AIMS Programme:

MOOC and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform

 

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development (SEAMEO RIHED), with the support from the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand, will be organising the Workshop for the AIMS Programme: MOOC and Designing Effective MOOC Courses via Digital Platform on 6-9 June 2018, at The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

The workshop is intended for the AIMS Programme Hospitality and Tourism university consortia and interested participants from the International Business university consortia. Participants will gain essential skills in administering e-Courses and have the opportunity to collaborate on the e-Learning for the AIMS Programme. The outcomes from the Workshop will also be shared at the 12th AIMS Review Meeting in Vietnam in late 2018.

 

Workshop outline:

1. Everything You Need to Know about MOOC
    a.MOOC : What, Where, When, Why and How2
2. Design Effective Pedagogical Approaches for MOOC: ISD Model and Design Template
    a. ADDIE Model Revisited
    b. MOOC-based Learning Process Design Template
3. MOOC Hands-on Activities
    a. Experience with Digital Platform
4. New Media Development and Integration
5. Learning Assessment on MOOC

As the workshop’s key benefits, after the workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Gain a working knowledge on what MOOC is
2. Gain a practical understanding of ADDIE Model
3. Design and develop MOOC courses via Digital Platform (MOODLE) to meet learning goals
4. Acquire hands-on skills on learning media creation tools

The organisers will be providing the training course, lunch and meeting package for the duration of the Workshop for the participants. Participants are kindly requested to cover the costs of international travel, accommodation and airport transfer and to bring their own laptops.

 

Downloads:
Concept Note
Tentative Programme (as of 24 May 2018)
Administrative Note
Registration Form (Hospitality and Tourism)
Registration Form (International Business)
Pre-Workshop Assignment

When: 6-9 June 2018

Where: The Sukosol Hotel, Kamolporn 1-2

Registration deadline: 25 May 2018

Contact:
Ms. Supansa Kajavong (Pink), Programme Officer
E-mail: supansa@rihed.seameo.org
Tel: +66 2644 9856-62 ext.106

Ms. Thanthakorn Phuangsawat (Fon), Administration and Communication Manager
E-mail: thanthakorn@rihed.seameo.org
Tel: +66 2644 9856-62 ext.101

 

Going Global 2018 ‘Global connections, local impact’

2-4 May 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

SEAMEO RIHED had thehonour to be invited to Going Global 2018 held on 2-4 May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which was co-hosted by British Council and Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. Going Global is a conference for international education leaders to discuss the future of higher education and share knowledge. Themed ‘Global connections, local impact’, Going Global 2018 addressed a question about how contemporary higher education can play a role in societies while being globally connected and locally engaged.

On 4 May 2018, Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director of SEAMEO RIHED, was invited to be a panelist of the session ‘Student Mobility Experience’. She shared how the student mobility is taking place in Southeast Asia, drawing a case from SEAMEO RIHED’s engagement in ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme.

 

Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director of SEAMEO RIHED, gives a presentation about the regional perspective on student mobility taking place in Southeast Asia.

 

A token of appreciation is presented to Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond from Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

 

We are delighted to have joined the conference, share experiences and meet colleagues from all over the world who work for a better higher education for learners. Special thanks to the organisers for inviting SEAMEO RIHED to be a part of the conference.

 

The 12th Southeast Asian Higher Education Senior Officials Meeting (SEA-HiEd SOM) and 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability

The 12th Southeast Asian Higher Education Senior Officials Meeting (SEA-HiEd SOM) and 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability

26-27 April 2018
Singapore

 

Co-hosting with the Ministry of Education, Singapore, SEAMEO RIHED conducted the 12th Southeast Asian Higher Education Senior Officials Meeting (SEA-HiEd SOM) and 2018 Southeast Asian Higher Education (SEA-HiEd) Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skils and Employability on 26-27 April 2018 at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Since 2005, the SEA-HiEd SOM, formerly the Meeting of Directors General/Secretary-General/Commissioner of Higher Education in Southeast Asia (DGs/SG/CHE), has served as a crucial platform for national authorities responsible for higher education in the Southeast Asian region to identify priorities, discuss strategies and synergise plans towards the further development and harmonisation of higher education in the region.

 

Group Photo during the 12th Southeast Asian Higher Education Senior Officials Meeting (SEA-HiEd SOM),  26 April 2018

 

During the 12th SEA-HiEd SOM on 26 April 2018, the Meeting revisited progress in four established priority areas, namely: 1) Academic Mobility Enhancement; 2) Leadership Development; 3) e-Learning and Mobile Learning; and 4) the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI). While revisiting progress under these respective areas, the Meeting also explored new priorities and opportunities for Southeast Asian higher education and invited regional partners, including the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and European Union Support to Higher Education in the Asean Region (SHARE) project to present future plans for collaboration and the advancement of higher education in the region.

 

Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director of SEAMEO RIHED, and Mr. Lai Chung Han, Second Permanent Secretary (Education), Ministry of Education, Singapore, presenting Tokens of Appreciation

 

In conjunction with the annual SEA-HiEd SOM, the SEA-HiEd Forum provides a platform for national government authorities responsible for higher education and regional university representatives to share good practices and update policies and practices being implemented at national and regional levels among selected topics in higher education.

The 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability on 27 April 2018 explored national policies and implementation plans towards the development of lifelong learning initiatives as well as the role of higher education institutions in supporting this direction and challenges faced. The Forum was attended by more than 60 participants composed of national government authorities, regional partners and university representatives from throughout the region and beyond. A Keynote presentation by Mr. Musa Fazal, Divisional Director of the SkillsFuture Division of the Ministry of Education, Singapore, and country panel presentations successfully encouraged engaging discussions throughout the course of the Forum to inspire and encourage greater contributions in fostering lifelong learning opportunities for the region.

SEAMEO RIHED would like to extend its gratitude to the Ministry of Education, Singapore, for hosting the 12th SEA-HiEd SOM and 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability and ensuring their success and is also grateful to Dr. Gatot Hari Priowirjanto, Director of the SEAMEO Secretariat, for his warm welcome remarks and contributions to both events.

 

Group Photo of participants of the 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability, 27 April 2018

 

More Photos from the 12th SEA-HiEd SOM and 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum can be accessed at the following link: https://photos.app.goo.gl/hnUHGFRq44MCFaFU7 

 

Open Call for Students Applications: 3rd ASEF Young Leaders Summit on “Ethical Leadership”

ASEFYLS3 is your space to critically reflect, re-imagine and shape the notion of leadership
from an ethical stance
WHAT IS
#ASEFYLS3
The 3rd ASEF Young Leaders (#ASEFYLS3) is for those who strive to not only lead, but lead responsibly. The 4-day conference analyses leadership development through a tri-folded lens: self-leadership, team leadership and societal leadership.  
WHY DOES
#ASEFYLS3
MATTER?
ASEFYLS3 is a purposeful youth conference that offers:

  • A boutique platform for young thinkers and doers to learn from top-tier business representatives, academics and civil society members through resourceful dialogue-sessions, thought-&-skills workshops and spin-off project working groups.
  • A 360°approach to explore ethical leadership from 11 thematic angles: Culture, Economy, Education, Environment, Family, Finance, Media, Politics, Religion and Spirituality, Science and Technology and Sports.
  • A networking platform which connects participants with high-level political leaders on the side-line of the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) in Brussels.
  • Steer and support participants to walk-the-talk and execute spin-off activities on ethical leadership across communities in Asia and Europe.
  • A rare melting pot of diverse young professionals and students from 51 Asian and European countries.
ASEFYLS3 is fully funded – accommodation, meals and travel subsidies will be provided for the selected participants. No registration fee applies.

To find more about the project and eligibility criteria, visit the ASEFYLS3 website and FAQ. Stay in the loop of the latest updates through the ASEFEdu Facebook page. Got more questions? Drop us an email at: asefyls@asef.org

Thank you for sharing this Open Call with your friends and networks!

Want a taste of the previous editions? Check out the ASEFYLS2 participant loop and the video highlights of ASEFYLS1.

What type of a leader do you aspire to be? Join us at ASEFYLS3 and define yourself!

 

 

 

Deadline: Sunday, 20 May 2018, GMT 23.59

The 2018 Southeast Asian Higher Education (SEA-HiEd) Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability

The 2018 Southeast Asian Higher Education (SEA-HiEd) Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability

 

The Southeast Asian Higher Education (SEA-HiEd) Forum is organised in conjunction with the Southeast Asian Higher Education Senior Officials Meeting (SEA-HiEd SOM), formerly the Meeting of Directors General/Secretary General/Commissioner of Higher Education in Southeast Asia. The Forum provides a platform for national authorities responsible for higher education as well as university executives and faculty to address key issues in higher education for the Southeast Asian region.

This year, the SEA-HiEd Forum is co-organised by SEAMEO RIHED and the Higher Education Policy Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore, and will focus on national policies and implementation plans towards lifelong learning as well as the role of higher education institutions in supporting this direction. It will explore the strategies and trends in developing lifelong learning initiatives for skills and employability, including different challenges faced. The Forum is intended to promote the exchange of knowledge and create valuable inputs to enhance collaboration in lifelong learning for the region of Southeast Asia.

 

Download the Registration Form Download the Programme

 

The 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum on Lifelong Learning for Skills and Employability

When: 27 April 2018

Where: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Registration Deadline: 23 April 2018

Reserve your Seat Today!

Kindly note that registration to the 2018 SEA-HiEd Forum does not include airfare, travel and health insurance or visa fees (if applicable). Participants are also responsible to cover their own accommodation.

Contact :
Ms. Thanthakorn Phuangsawat, Administration and Communication Manager
Email: thanthakorn@rihed.seameo.org or +66 2644 9856 ext. 101

Mr. Philip Masterson, Programme Officer
Email: philip@rihed.seameo.org or +66 2644 9856 ext. 111

 

Expert Meeting on Preparation of Operating Guidelines for GMS-UC Development project (phase 1)

Expert Meeting on Preparation of Operating Guidelines for GMS-UC Development project: Support for Capacity Building of GMS-UC (phase 1)


19-20 March 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

 

On 19-20March 2018, SEAMEO RIHED organised the Expert Meeting on Preparation of Operating Guidelines for GMS-UC Development project,Support for Capacity Building of the Greater Mekong Sub-region University Consortium (Phase 1),at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G in Bangkok, Thailand.The project was operated in cooperation with ASEAN Secretariat under the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) Framework.

In this meeting, the attendees were regional and international professional experts in a sphere of higher education in Southeast Asian countries, particularly in the GMS, namely Prof.Dr.Taiji Hotta, Vice-Executive of International Affairs, International Center, Hiroshima University; Prof.Dr. Yasushi Hirosato, Director, Faculty of Global Studies/ASEAN Hub Center, Sophia University; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nakao Nomura, Global Commons, University of Tsukuba; Ms. Porntip Kanjananiyot, Former Executive Director, TUSEF/Fulbright Thailand; Ms. LakhanaDockiao, Director, Bureau of International Coopration Strategy, Office of the Higher Education Commission; Dr.Romyen Kosaikanont, Vice President, Mae Fah Luang University; and Dr. Nandh Thavarungkul, Vice President for Quality Assurance, Office of the President King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

In the interactive meeting, the experts have discussed and distributed a variety constructive ideas as well asjointly developed initial activity guidelines, covering four main areas: University President/Rector Forum; Management Leadership Development Workshop; Harmonisation Workshop & Cross-border Education Workshop; and Teaching Capacity Development Workshop & Research Capacity Development. SEAMEO RIHED truly appreciated all of the participantsfor their dedication. The productive inputs and reflection given by them will be utilised for creating further constructive plan of GMS-UC project, aiming topromote harmonised higher education among the member countries.
 

 

The 1st SEAMEO Centre’s Policy Research Network Task Force Meeting

The 1st SEAMEO Centre’s Policy Research Network
Task Force Meeting

20-21 February 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

 

On 20-21 February 2018, SEAMEO RIHED had the pleasure of taking part in the 1st SEAMEO Centre’s Policy Research Network Task Force Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Group Photo of the Participants

 

The SEAMEO Centre’s Policy Research Network Task Force (SEA-CPRN) was first introduced as a component of the SEAMEO College, a project launched in 2013. The Policy Research Network was established to enhance the relevance and sharpen the responsiveness of SEAMEO Centres and the SEAMEO Secretariat to the needs of education leaders for policy research to address human resource development issues in the region of Southeast Asia.

 

 

Representatives of 16 SEAMEO Centres and the SEAMEO Secretariat attended the two-day Meeting to discuss the functions of the SEA-CPRN Task Force as well as develop a plan of action for the Network from 2018-2020. In addition to participation from the SEAMEO Secretariat and SEAMEO Regional Centres, Dr. Vignesh Naidu, Operations Director of the HEAD Foundation, Prof. Dr. Chanita Rukspollmuang, Assistant President of Siam University and Mr. Wesley Robert Teter, Senior Project Officer, Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD), UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education also joined the Meeting to offer their perspectives on policy research needs in Southeast Asia.

 

 

The TAG-AIMS Program “Campus to Campus Connectivity (CtCC) Project” Kick-Off Symposium and The 6th SEAMEO-Tsukuba Symposium

The TAG-AIMS Program “Campus to Campus Connectivity (CtCC) Project” Kick-Off Symposium and The 6th SEAMEO-Tsukuba Symposium

11-12 February 2018

Tokyo, Japan

 

On 12 February 2018, SEAMEO RIHED and the University of Tsukuba held the TAG-AIMS Program “Campus to Campus Connectivity (CtCC) Project” Kick-Off Symposium. The TAG-AIMS Program Symposium brought together representatives of AIMS Member Universities from Japan and Southeast Asia as well as representatives of SEAMEO Centres and provided a timely opportunity to discuss current and future developments and strengthen networks within the AIMS Program.

 

Group Photo of the Participants on 12 February 2018

 

In the first half of the Symposium, Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director of SEAMEO RIHED, provided an Overview of the AIMS Program and Dr. Nakao Nomura, Manager of the TAG-AIMS Programme in Japan discussed Japan’s continued involvement in the AIMS Programme. In the second half of the Symposium, participants were introduced to Tsukuba University’s Campus to Campus Connectivity Project and two dimensions were proposed for the expansion of exchange between Japan and Southeast Asia within the AIMS Programme including the promotion of research collaboration and the application of ICT for cost-sharing. AIMS representatives and representatives of SEAMEO Centres had the opportunity to discuss and exchange opinions in groups on the development of research collaboration as well as the introduction of online learning through Tsukuba University’s Course Jukebox platform.

 

Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director, SEAMEO RIHED, presenting an Overview of the AIMS Programme

 

Dr. Nakao Nomura, Manager, TAG-AIMS Program, presenting an overview of TAG-AIMS

 

One day prior, on 11 February 2018, SEAMEO RIHED also participated in the 6th SEAMEO-Tsukuba Symposium on the theme of Values Education and Global Citizenship: Towards the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and Progress of Society’, which was held by the Center for Research on International Cooperation in Educational Development (CRICED) of Tsukuba University with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and with support from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan. A total of 53 participants, including 35 representatives from SEAMEO Centres participated in the Symposium and final contributions from the presentations given during the Symposium will be compiled and published as a special issue of the SEAMEO Journal in 2018.

 

Group Photo of the participants on 11 February 2018