Organization of the CLC Regional Conference 2016/ Changwon/UNESCO Aisa Pacific Regional Education Conference 2016

Organization of the CLC Regional Conference 2016/ Changwon/UNESCO Aisa Pacific Regional Education Conference 2016

Organization of the CLC Regional Conference 2016/ Changwon/UNESCO Aisa Pacific Regional Education Conference 2016

The Ministry of Educaiton, Thailand, The City of Changwon, the UNESCO Bangkok Regional Bureau for Education and the Korean National Commission for UNESCO co-organised ‘Changwon/UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on ‘The New Paradigm of Community Learning Centre through Online Lifelong Education’ from 9th to 11th of May.2016, in Phuket, Thailand with the technical and financial assistance from Korean National Lifelong Education and Phuket City, Thailand.  More than 170 participants from 20 countries participated in this conference.


The main purpose of this conference was to provide an opportunity for joint discussion and collaboration with local government education policy makers, educational experts and stakeholders to search for and create new development pathways for local societies through community learning centre and online Lifelong Learning in both rural and urban area of Asia and Pacific region. In addition, the meeting served as a platform to share successful initiatives and practices in various paradigms of lifelong learning undergoing rapid technical advancement. Moreover the discussion addressed the feasibility of development strategies in line with creating a sustainable future for local industry.  The outcome document of this conference can be downloaded here.