Everything for education in Southeast Asia ”
BANGKOK, October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Equitable Education Fund (EEF), UNESCO and UNICEF Thailand have joined forces with education partners, the Ministry of Education, Princess Maha Chakri Award Foundation, SEAMEO (Organization of Southeast Asian Ministers of Education) and Save the Children for the organization of the “Regional Conference on Teachers and Equitable Education: All for Education in South East Asia“to bring together ideas and thoughts from across the region. The event is slated to take place online Friday October 29, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday October 30, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The first day sees the 4e Princess Maha Chakri Awards Ceremony 2021, with HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presiding over the opening ceremony and delivering a special lecture on Her Royal Highness’s efforts to provide educational opportunities for children and youth in the face of COVID-19, and for strengthen the development of teachers as well as educational establishments through South East Asia.
“The COVID-19 crisis is a turning point in global education“, Dr Krissanapong Kirtikara, President of Princess Maha Chakri Prize foundation and advisor to the governing board, Fair education fund, Thailand, said about the objectives of the conference. “Education systems are now mired in inequality gaps that are widening exponentially. The conference therefore aims to initiate collaboration between network partners to advocate and build a new paradigm towards equitable education, restore learning for affected students and empower teachers, who are essential to equitable access to education at school. in the midst of the current crisis. “
Interested parties are encouraged to join leading academics from around the world to discuss and exchange views and opinions with the aim of rapidly reducing educational inequalities, restoring learning for all students and harnessing the potential of all teachers. The sessions include:
Sir. Lee yan kheng (Director of Professional Development Branch, Singapore Teachers’ Academy), on New Perspectives on Systematic Support for the Teaching Profession and Solutions for the “Year of Lost Learning”.
M / s. Lurdes Rangel Gonçalves, teacher from Timor-Leste and winner of the 2019 Princess Maha Chakri Prize, on her experiences teaching in remote mountainous areas.
Dr Sadat B. Minandang, a teacher from The Philippines and a winner of the Princess Maha Chakri Prize in 2019, for teaching children of ethnic minorities in war-torn areas following clashes between the government and local minorities.
Dr. Pamela Cantor (Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Turnaround for Children), a child and adolescent psychologist from United States, on how the United States promotes equitable education through teacher professional development.
Dr Marita Neitola (Senior Lecturer in the Teacher Education Department in Rauma, University of Turku, Finland), on the exchange of expertise in the development of “socio-emotional learning” for modern education.
Sir. Tomio ikoma (President and CEO, With us Corporation and Principal of Daiichi Gakuin High School, Japan), to from Japan capacity building strategies for teachers across the country.
Prominent scholars and participants from leading organizations around the world come together for a variety of topics. To participate in the management of the history of education for global citizenship in the face of the challenges posed by the pandemic, registration for the 4e Princess Maha Chakri Awards ceremony 2021 and the “Regional Conference on Teachers and Equitable Education: All for Education in South East Asia” Friday October 29, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday October 30, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. is now open at https://afe2021.eef.or.th/.
SOURCE FEE-Equitable Education Fund