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UNESCO-KEDI Seminar 2012

"Education Policy-Making in the Age of Migration in Asia and the Pacific" 

Seminar Presentations

Day 1


Ms Hyun-Sook Yu
Director-General, KEDI

Opening remarks

Mr Gwang-Jo Kim 
Director, UNESCO Bangkok

Education for a more mobile world: Facing the challenges and harnessing the benefits

Keynote session - Education policy-making in the age of migration in Asia and the Pacific

Ms Christine Inglis
Professor and Director, Multicultural and Migration Research Centre, University of Sydney

The world/APR is on the move - but in many different ways

Mr Gwang-Chol Chang
Chief, Education Policy and Reform Unit, UNESCO Bangkok

Student mobility in the Asia-Pacific region: Rapid change, shifting dynamics and diverse policy responses

Session One - Internal and external migration in the Asia-Pacific region

Topic I - Trends, labour market linkages and implications for education policy

Supang Chantavanich and Premjai Vangsiriphisa

Director and Senior Researcher, Asian Research Centre for Migration, Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Education for children in difficult situations: Migrant and refugee children in Thailand

Mr Bal Kumar KC
Founder Chairman and Executive Director, Institute of Population and Development, Nepal

Migration and child labour in Nepal

Ms Maruja M. B. Asis
Director of Research and Publications, Scalabrini Migration Center, the Philippines

Migration, labor market and education linkages: An overview of the Philippine context

Ms Wang Rui
Deputy Director-General, National Center for Education Development Research, China

Academic performance and psychological development of migrant students in China

Topic II - Designing and delivering education in diverse settings

Mr Bekhzod Ochilov 
Senior Lecturer, Department of International Relations, Politology and Law, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Uzbekistan

Presentation (available on request)

Mr Kerry Kennedy
Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean, Faculty of Professional and Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Curriculum and citizenship in a multicultural/transnational world

Mr Sang Hwan Seong
Director and Professor, Center for Multi-Cultural 

Multicultural education and teaching migrant students in the Republic of Korea

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