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KKU Global Innovation

International Collaboration

Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN, Khonkaen University

SEAMEO School Network

Khon Kaen University as one of the coordinators in the Online Program for SEAMEO School Network

The Online Program for SEAMEO School Network is fulfilling:

Nation's:
• SDG 4: Quality Education
• SDG 17: Partnerships For The Goals

KKU OKRs:
• Pillar 1 Strategic Issue 4: Academic Service Transformation
• Pillar 2 Strategic Issue 9: Leading University to Internationalization
• Pillar 3 Strategic Issue 11: Strengthen Cooperation for Development

Online Program for SEAMEO School Network is coordinated by Professor Dr. Masami Isoda (Director of CRICED, University of Tsukuba, Japan), Associate Professor Dr. Maitree Inprasitha (Vice President of Khon Kaen University and Acting Director of IRDTP for ASEAN, Thailand), and Dr. Aida Yap (Director of NISMED, University of Philippines, Philippines). The objective of this online program titled “Teaching Mathematics to Develop Mathematical Thinking as Higher Order Thinking: How do you teach? Why?” is to develop Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching with components of Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Subject Matter Knowledge for all school levels using materials of elementary school mathematics up to Grade 3. Hence, it covers the two SEAMEO priority areas, namely, #5 “Revitalizing Teacher Education” and #7 “Adopting 21st Century Curriculum”.


NITS

IRDTP Khon Kaen University as one of the partners in Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders Program since 2018

Nation's:
• SDG 4: Quality Education
• SDG 17: Partnerships For The Goals

The Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders Program was organized collaboratively by the Teacher Council of Thailand, the National Institute for Development of Teachers, National Institute for Development of Teachers, Faculty Staff and Educational Personnel (NIDTEP), National Institute for School Teachers and Staff Development (NITS) of Japan, and Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN (IRDTP) the Khon Kaen University of Thailand starting from 2018. This program aimed to provide training and mentoring based on the “Thailand 4.0 Master Plan Policy” in order to develop educational human resources in Thailand to be competitive and innovative in line with the Thai educational reformation.

UNESCO’s UNITWIN Program

Khon Kaen University as one of the partners in UNESCO’s UNITWIN Program

Nation's:
• SDG 4: Quality Education
• SDG 17: Partnerships For The Goals

Khon Kaen University has become one of the partners in UNESCO’s UNITWIN program that promotes international cooperation and networking between universities. It helps reinforce higher education institutions worldwide, bridge the knowledge gap, mobilize university expertise, and collaborate around the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.

SEA-Teacher Project

IRDTP Khon Kaen University as one of the partners in SEA-Teacher Project

Nation's:
• SDG 4: Quality Education
• SDG 17: Partnerships For The Goals

Institute Research and Development for Teaching Profession for ASEAN, Khon Kaen University is one of the four partners participates in the “Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia (SEA-Teacher Pilot Project)”. The SEA-Teacher Pilot Project is supported by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization SEAMEO to “Revitalizing Teacher Education” as one of the seven priority areas to improve the quality in Southeast Asia. The project is initially led by the University of Tsukuba, Japan together with the other three universities in Southeast Asia, namely IRDTP, Khon Kaen University of Thailand, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia of Indonesia, and Central Luzon State University of the Philippines. The project aims to provide the opportunity for pre-service student teachers from the four universities to do their practicum or teaching experiences in schools of other countries in Southeast Asia. The duration is for one month and is based on the mechanism of cost-sharing basis. Students’ roles and responsibilities are assigned weekly during the one-month period. Moreover, the host universities will provide mentors to supervise and monitor the students throughout the practicum period.

APEC Lesson Study Project

12-Years APEC Lesson Study Project: Thailand Perspective

Nation's:
• SDG 4: Quality Education
• SDG 17: Partnerships For The Goals

The Center for Research in Mathematics Education (CRME), Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN, Khon Kaen University conducted the APEC Lesson Study Project (2005-2018) from the Thailand’s perspective in collaboration with the University of Tsukuba, Japan. In 2005, under the Ministry of Education, Thailand, the CRME proposed a proposal titled “A Collaborative Study on Innovations for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Different Cultures among the APEC Member Economies” (HRD 03/2005) to APEC HRDWG at Pattaya, Thailand thus set up international cooperation in education. In this proposal, the Center for Research in Educational Development (CRICED), the University of Tsukuba, Japan, has joined on the necessity for teaching innovations through Lesson Study. From the 2006 proposal, the Ministry of Education, Japan, became a co-proposal economy. The CRME and the CRICED have implemented the four series of APEC project collaboratively as follows.