2023 International HighlightsⅡ: GEDF Deans’ Vision of Shared Education Futures Dialogue Series

2024-01-12  |   98 views

To strengthen the communication among the members of the Global Education Deans’ Forum, to maintain and enhance academic exchanges and cooperation, and also to enhance the impact of GEDF in the field of education, online dialogue series for GEDF members were initiated and managed by the Faculty of Education of East China Normal University, supported by GEDF members.

Young scholars are invited to serve as discussants. The series bring current leaders and future leaders together, discussing and envisioning the global education futures.

In 2023, four deans and 12 young scholars from the University of Hong Kong, the University of Melbourne, Nanyang Technological University, Boston College, Seoul National University and East China Normal University were invited to participate in four dialogue series events.

 

First Episode with Dean YANG Rui

Faculties of Education in an Era of Uncertainty: Global Aspirations and Local Footings (April 26, 2023)

Speaker: Dean YANG Rui, the University of Hong Kong

Discussants: Dr. Chris McCaw, University of Melbourne;

           Mr. Carmel Mesiti, Ph.D Candidate, University of Melbourne

Chair: Dr. ZHANG Li, East China Normal University

 

(Video Link: http://www.ed.ecnu.edu.cn/en/?p=5137)

 

Second Episode with Dean Christine Goh

Can We Prepare Learners for the Future? (June 9, 2023)

Speaker: Dean Christine Goh, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University

Discussants: Dr. YANG Li Li, University of Hong Kong;

Ms. ZHU Yanzhen, Ph.D Candidate, University of Hong Kong

Chair: Dr. LI Lin, East China Normal University

 

(Video Link: http://www.ed.ecnu.edu.cn/en/?p=5170)

 

Third Episode with Dean Stanton Wortham

Formative, Whole Person Education (September 20, 2023)

Speaker: Dean Stanton Wortham, Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Discussants: Dr. Sandra Wu, National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University;

Ms. Ramani Saravanan, Ph.D Candidate, National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University

Chair: Dr. CHEN Hongyan, East China Normal University

 

(Video Link: http://www.ed.ecnu.edu.cn/en/?p=5233)

 

Fourth Episode with Dean Joon-ho Kang

Paradigm Shift in Education in the Age of Great Transition: Toward Holistic Human Growth (November 30, 2023)

Speaker: Prof. Joon-ho Kang, Dean, College of Education, Seoul National University

Discussants: Dr. Caitlyn Bolton, Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Mr. Harrison Mullen, Ph.D Candidate, Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Chair: Dr. YOU Yun, East China Normal University

 

(Video Link: http://www.ed.ecnu.edu.cn/en/?p=5266)