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The course will be facilitated by a group of well-known language experts, planners, researchers and educationists. 

  • Dr. Joseph Lo Bianco, Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr. Kimmo Kosonen, Senior consultant at SIL International and Lecturer at Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Dr. Sheldon Shaeffer, Educationist, Former Director of UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr. Suwilai Premsrirat, Founding Director, Resource Center for Documentation, Revitalization and Maintenance of Endangered Languages and Cultures, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia (RILCA), Senior Professor at Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Dr. Fernand de Varennes, Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong, Vytautas Magnus University & University of Pretoria
  • Dr. Min Bista, Programme Specialist for Education, Chief of Asia Pacific Programme of Education for All at UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr. Gwang - Chol Chang, Senior Programme Specialist, Chief of Education Policy and Reform Unit at UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr. Satoko Yano, Programme Specialist at UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand