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Welcome Speeches

  • Gwang-Jo Kim, Director, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
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  • Panita Kambhu Na Ayutthaya, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Thailand
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Raja Roy Singh Lecture

  • Learning to Live Together: A Challenge and a Promise for the Future
    Khunying Kasama Varavarn, Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Thailand
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Plenary Sessions 

Plenary Session I: Paradigms of Learning to Live Together Infinity Room

  • Rewriting the 21st Century Curriculum: A Considered Approach to Universal Wellbeing
    Ross Hall, Director, Education for Social and Economic Development, Pearson, UK and Jim Playfoot, Managing Director, White Loop Limited, UK
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  • Learning to Live Together through International Education
    Zhou Nan-Zhao, President, Asia-Pacific Network of International Education and Value Education, People’s Republic of China
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  • Empowering Youths in Co-Creating Sustainable Social Chang
    Ng Chun Pin, Director, Youth Division, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and Director, National Youth Council, Singapore
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  • Central Asia: International Forum “Learning to Live Together. Education as an Instrument for Social Cohesion, Conflict Prevention and Resolution”
    Inna Melnikova, Programme Specialist, UNESCO Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Plenary Session II: Innovative Practices of Learning to Live Together

  • The Bamboo School and Community Empowerment
    Mechai Viravaidya, Chairman, Mechai Viravaidya Foundation, Thailand
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  • Confronting Narrow Identities in a Globalized World: Multicultural Education for Tolerance
    Kamal Ahmad, Founder and CEO, Asian University for Women Support Foundation, Bangladesh
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  • Human Needs-based Curriculum – Integrating Empathic Connection and Academia
    Catherine Cadden, Founder, TEMBA School and Author of Peaceable Revolution through Education, USA
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  • Mindanao Peace Village: An Initiative for Inter-cultural Understanding and Cooperation
    Maria Luisa Beltran Mutia, Former Schools Division Superintendent, Department of Education, Lanao del Norte, Philippines
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Plenary Session III: Collaboration and Learning Communities 

  • Learning for Collaboration, Trust and Intercultural Understanding
    Dirk Van Damme, Head, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, OECD, France
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  • Role of Teachers in Supporting Learning to Live Together: Lessons from Teacher Reform in Indonesia
    Mae Chu Chang, Head, Human Development Sector, World Bank, Indonesia
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  • Living Together Online: The Power of Social Networking
    Helen Rose, Learning Solutions Director, Pearson, APAC Emerging Markets
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  • Reforming the Academic Structure – A Multi-pronged Approach to Fostering Collaboration and Learning Communities
    Catherine K. K. Chan, Deputy Secretary, Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR
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Plenary Session IV: Policies and Instruments for Learning to Live Together 

  • How Do We Learn to Live Together Through Education Systems? Desk Research from Selected Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues, Programme Specialist, UNESCO Bangkok and Gwang-Chol Chang, Chief, Education Policy and Reform Unit, UNESCO-Bangkok
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  • infollutionZERO: Shaping Policy for Learning to Live Together in the Cyber World
    Nam-Joon Cho, Founder, infollutionZERO, Deputy Director, NITHM and Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Concurrent Sessions

1A: Values, Instruments and Practices for Learning to Live Together

  • 1.A.1. Gross National Happiness, Sufficiency Economy, Sustainable Development
    Manit Boonprasert, Rangsit University, Thailand
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  • 1.A.2. The Earth Charter's Integrated Ethical Approach to Learning to Live Together: An Example of an International Master Course
    Nelly Kostoulas-Makrakis, University of Crete, Greece
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  • 1.A.3. The Best Practices of Human Rights in Education to Enhance Learning to Live Together
    Jane Teng Yan Fang, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia, Malaysia
    Chang Lee Hoon, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia, Malaysia
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1B: Learning to Live Together Across Cultures

  • 1.B.1. Understanding Creativity across Cultures to Enhance Learning to Live Together
    Ananda Kumar Palaniappan, University of Malaya, Malaysia
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  • 1.B.2. Intercultural Education for Peaceful Living Together
    Suraporn Suriyamonton, The Pestalozzi Children's Foundation and Partners, Thailand
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  • 1.B.3. A Study of Sociocultural Adjustment among International Students in Bangkok, Thailand
    Douglas Rhein, Mahidol University International College, Thailand
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1C: Empowering Students to Learn to Live Together

  • 1.C.1. Learning Together to Live Together: Promoting Action Competence through Democratic and Participative Education
    Johanna Diwa-Acallar, United Nations University-Institute for Sustainability and Peace, Japan
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  • 1.C.2. Students' Behavioral Engagement: Measurement Model Validation and Invariance Across Student Background
    Kanit Sriklaub, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Nonglak Wiratchai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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  • 1.C.3. Lifewide PROGRESS Report (LPR): A Framework to Nurture Learning to Live Together
    Christine Picone and Christopher Picone, Australian College of Kuwait, Kuwait
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1D: Transforming Education, Building Communities through Strategic Collaboration: Public, Private and Social Sectors

  • Fritz E Simandjuntak, President, Rajawali Foundation

  • James Chen, Co-Chair, Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation

  • Luli Heras de Leon, President, Ayala Foundation

  • Cherie Nursalim, Trustee, United in Diversity Foundation

2A: International Education for Learning to Live Together

  • 2.A.1 Building Global Education Competence through International Teacher Exchange
    Yangsook Lee, Chief, International Teacher Exchange Team,APCEIU, Korea
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  • 2.A.2 Enhaning International Understanding through Innovative Educational Resources
    So-Youn Park, APCEIU, Korea
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  • 2.A.3. Migration and Motivation: The New Trends of Chinese Scientific Diasporas
    Yugui Guo, Beijing Normal University, China
    John William Medendorp, Michigan State University, USA

2B: Developing Interactive Learning Packages for Teachers and Students

  • 2.B.1. SimAULA: Training our Teachers through Innovative Methodologies based in Serious Games
    Carlos Fernandez, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
    Roumiana Peytcheva-Forsyth, Sofia University, Bulgaria

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  • 2.B.2. Research and Development of Innovative Teacher Education Curriculum to Promote the 'Learning to Live Together' with the Production Process of Audio and Video Materials
    Fumihiko Shinohara, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan
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  • 2.B.3. Heart of Education is the Education of the Heart
    Balakrishnan Muniandy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Paul D’Souza, Mumbai University Affiliated Education Colleges, India
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2C: Learning from Disasters: Experiences from the Field

  • 2.C.1. Strengthening Learning Community from the Experience of Tsunami in Aceh
    Qismullah Yusof, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia, Malaysia
    Jane Teng Yan Fang, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Malaysia, Malaysia

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  • 2.C.2. Creating New Relationship between School and Local Community from the Lesson of East Japan Earthquake 3.11
    Tomonori Ichinose, Miyagi University of Education, Japan
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  • 2.C.3. Social Media as an Educational Tool for Developing Youth Citizenship in a Post Disaster Context
    Chris Henderson, Cognition Education Ltd, New Zealand
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2D: Working and Learning with Communities to Live Together

  • 2.D.1. Beyond Insular Education Policy: Learning to Live Together in the Face of Climate Change in the Pacific
    Daniel Lin, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, United States
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  • 2.D.2. Urban Renewal through Culture Revitalization in the Central University Belt (CUBE): An Educational Process
    Nieva Jagmis Discipulo, University of the East , Philippines
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  • 2.D.3. Strengthening Collaboration in Learning Universal Design for Inclusive Society
    Witiya Pittungnapoo, Naresuan University, Thailand
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3A: The 21st Century Challenges of Learning Together

  • Ross Hall, Pearson UK

  • The future (r)evolution of HE?
    Louis Coiffait, Head of Research @LouisMMCoiffait, The Pearson Think Tank
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3B: The Role of Higher Education in Promoting International Understanding

  • 3.B.1. Cross-border Collaboration in Higher Education: Learning to Work Together
    David Chapman, Birkmaier Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Minnesota, United States
    Amy Pekol, University of Minnesota, United States

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  • 3.B.2. International Cooperation Studies Unit at Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine: Fostering International Understanding and Community
    Marshall Smith, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan
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  • 3.B.3. Learning and Living Together in Higher Education: How Co-Curricular Efforts Enhance Curricular Education and Foster Thriving Communities
    Oliver Crocco. Payap University, Thailand
    Esther Wakeman, Payap University, Thailand

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3C: Innovative and Participatory Pedagogies and Tools for Learning to Live Together

  • 3.C.1. Helping Children to Make Wise Choices
    Arini Beaumaris, Newcastle University, Australia
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  • 3.C.2. Pupils in Lower Secondary Schools in Central Vietnam Improve their Empathy towards Local People and Perception of Traditional Craft Village Preservation through Project-based Learning 
    Thy Tran, Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB), Viet Nam
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  • 3.C.3. ‘Grassroots Comics’: An Innovative Participatory Teaching Learning Tool
    Khanna Aparna, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi, India
    Sharma Sharad, World Comics India and Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi, India
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3D: Bridging the Learning Gap to Support Divided Communities and Marginalized Children

  • 3.D.1. Mind the Gap: The Dissonance between the Theory, Policy, and Practice of Learner-centered Pedagogy in Timor-Leste 
    Ritesh Shah, University of Auckland, New Zealand 
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  • 3.D.2. Teaching Divided Communities in Northern Ireland Anna Murray, Peace and Reconciliation Group, United Kingdom 
    Mika Weinstein, University of Oregon, United States 
    John Wilson, Developing Performance Potential Pty, Thailand 

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  • 3.D.3. Etania Schools: Providing an Education for Marginalised Children of Indonesian Labourers in Sabah, Malaysia 
    Kathryn Rivai, Malaysia
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4A: Conflict Resolution and Peace Education: Theories and Practices

  • 4.A.1. Conflict Transformation Circles
    Catherine Cadden, Founder TEMBA School and Play in the Wild! International
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  • 4.A.2. UNESCO Youth Peace Ambassador Training Workshops
    Darryl Macer, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
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  • 4.A.3. Potatoes for Peace TM – A Peace Education Initiative for School-aged Children
    Sima Barmania, United Nations University-International Institute of Global Health, Malaysia
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4B: Enhancing Teacher Education for the Development of 21st Century Learners

  • 4.B.1. Implementing the Education for International Understanding and Cultivating Students’ Consciousness of Learning to Live Together
    Wang Yuanmei and Li Jun, Beijing Institute of Education, China
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  • 4.B.2. Sustainable Development and Preparation for ASEAN through the Promotion of Holistic, Multicultural Education in Thailand
    Joanne Narksompong, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
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  • 4.B.3. Teachers are the Key for Promoting Peace and Harmony in Pakistan
    Abida Mahmood, Qurban & Surraya Educational Trust, Pakistan
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4C: Utilizing Multiple Media to Support Collaborative Learning

  • 4.C.1. The Japan Solidarity Project – Encouraging Messages of Hope, Resilience and Recovery
    Katie Vanhala and Jennie Ekedahl, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
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  • 4.C.2. Empowering Youth with Digital Media and Global Learning Collaboration
    Manabu Ishihara, Keio University, Japan
    Marcos Sadao Maekawa, Keio University, Japan
    Narissara Khathippatee, Keio University, Japan
    Keiko Okawa, Keio University, Japan

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  • 4.C.3. Moral Education Enhanced by New Media in IT Courses
    Jing Ma, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan
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4D: Face to Faith: A School Programme by Tony Blair Faith Foundation Promoting Respect and Understanding

  • A workshop presenting the Face to Faith (FTF) programme which prepares students aged 12-17 for a globalized world in which boundaries of culture and identity are rapidly changing. The workshop will enable participants to learn about the tools required for safe and meaningful dialogues.
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5A: Working Together for Educational Change: A New Approach to Educational Planning at the Local Level

  • Kerry Kennedy, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China
  • Kwok Tung Tsui, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China
  • Gwang-Chol Chang, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
  • Le Thu Huong, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand

Download the presentation by Kerry Kennedy (pdf, 180kb) 

5B: Building the Capacity of Teachers to Inculcate Learning to Live Together Ethos and Practices

  • 5.B.1. Conceptualising International Education: Pedagogical Visions for the Inter-cultural Mind
    Monne Wihlborg, Lund University, Sweden
    Meeri Hellsten, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • 5.B.2. How to Support Innovative Practices of Learning and Learning to Live Together? The Case of Capacity Development of Teacher Education Institutions in Cambodia and Viet Nam
    Jef Peeraer, Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB), Viet Nam
    Tran Nu Mai Thy, Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB), Viet Nam
    Stefaan Vande Walle, Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB), Cambodia

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  • 5.B.3. Situating Teacher Education within Essentials of 'Learning to Live Together'
    Rishabh Kumar Mishra and Bharati Baveja, University of Delhi, India
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5C: Engaging Youth in Designing Multicultural Curriculum and Environment

  • 5.C.1. Reflective Pedagogy: Making Meaning in Experiential-based Learning to Live Together
    Wilson Chua, Far Eastern University Peace Center, Philippines

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  • 5.C.2. Using Framework and Model as a Tool to Understand Human Diversity
    Jun Woo Jang, UNESCO Club Global City, Philippines
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  • 5.C.3. Exploring University Students' Competence on Learning to Live Together Sustainably: An International Survey Research
    Vassilios Makrakis, University of Crete, Greece
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5D: Enhancing Living Together Values and Practices through Community Heritage and Cultural Engagement

  • 5.D.1. How Can Heritage Assist People to Enhance Living Together?
    Waltraud Mayr, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
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  • 5.D.2. Modernization in Timor Leste: The "Community" at Stake
    Paddy Tobias, University of New England, Australia
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  • 5.D.3. Learning for Sustainability in Bazhu Community, Southwest China
    Alicia Constable, Shangri-la Institute for Sustainable Communities, China
    Yunhua Liu, Shangri-la Institute for Sustainable Communities, China

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Closing Ceremony

  • Wrap up 
    Libing Wang, Co-ordinator APEID, Thailand
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