August 17-19 , 2021

2021 KNUE-UNITWIN Online International Conference

Title: Teacher Education in the COVID-19: Activities and Challenges | Host: Korea National University of Education
Facilitator: UNITWIN team, International Affairs, KNUE

Partner Universities:
1. Khon Kaen University, Thailand
2. Souphanouvong University, Laos
3. Vietnam National University of Education, Vietnam
4. Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia
5. Mahidol University, Thailand
The 2021 KNUE-UNITWIN Online International Conference is fulfilling:
United Nation’s:
  SDG 4: Quality Education ,   SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities ,   SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
KKU OKRs:     OKR 1, Strategic Issue 1 Strategy 1 - Academic service transformation
OKR 32, Strategic Issue 4 Strategy 2 - Cooperation project to develop communities and society for sustainability

Assoc. Prof. Tang Keow Ngang

   August 17-19, 2021, at Conference Room 101, IRDTP for ASEAN building, Khon Kaen University – The key intention of this KNUE-UNITWIN Online International Conference is to provide an opportunity for the participants from partner universities (SDG 17) to share their ideas and experiences in these themes, namely (i) STEM & STEAM Teacher Education; (ii) Educational Contents for Teachers; (iii) Capacity Building for Teacher Training; (iv) Curriculum Development for Teacher Education, and (v) Professional Development in corresponding to the challenges faced in teacher education during COVID-19 pandemic (OKR 32).

   Associate Professor Dr. Maitree Inprasitha as Vice President for Education & Academic Services and Acting Director of Institute Research and Development for Teaching Profession for ASEAN as a keynote speaker has presented his keynote speech titled “Reinventing Teacher Education in Thailand after the COVID-19” (SDG 4, OKR1). Besides, Associate Professor Dr. Maitree Inprasitha together with Assistant Professor Dr. Acharawan Topark-ngarm as Assistant to the President for International Affairs represented Khon Kaen University to share their experience regarding the issue “Capacity Building for Teacher Training Experience Sharing from KKU-Thailand” (SDG 10 & SDG 17).

   Moreover, the operational staff of IRDTP for ASEAN, namely Assistant Professor Dr. Jiradawan Huntula, Assistant Professor Dr. Narumon Changsri, and Assistant Professor Dr. Phongthanat Saejoo presented a topic title “Implementing STEAM activity through Blended-learning Classroom (BLC) Model” (OKR 32). Finally, Associate Professor Dr. Maitree Inprasitha represented Khon Kaen University in the Panel Discussion at the end of the conference (SDG 17).