The Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on MOOCs for Higher Education: Seizing digital opportunities to achieve SDG4

The Asia-Pacific Seminar on MOOCs for Higher Education: Seizing digital opportunities to achieve SDG4

The Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on MOOCs for Higher Education: Seizing digital opportunities to achieve SDG4

UNESCO Bangkok is pleased to announce that the Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on MOOCs for Higher Education: Seizing digital opportunities to achieve SDG4 will be held from 11-13 June 2018, in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China. The regional seminar is being co-organized by the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok), the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHEI).

The main objectives of the seminar are:

  • Highlight state-of-the-art technologies from the public and private sectors to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in higher education;
  • Identify strategies to strengthen institutional governance and partnerships for technology-enriched learning to reach the most vulnerable in Asia-Pacific;
  • Convene experts from national platforms to exchange experiences and assess readiness for a regional network on MOOCs in Asia-Pacific;
  • Develop a research framework for a new flagship publication to analyze gaps and opportunities for MOOC policies and practices to achieve SDG4.

To join the Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on MOOCs, please register online by 04-May-2018 (URL has expired). Please note that limited funding is available for participants to cover their international travel, accommodations and meals during the seminar. Due to limited space, please wait for confirmation of acceptance to join the seminar. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at eisd.bgk@unesco.org.

Note: Event release article can be read here.

Resources:

Presentations:

Innovative policies and practices – Leveraging MOOCs to achieve our global goals

Multimedia:

 

Developing national strategies for MOOCs
Promoting innovation through MOOC portals
DAY 2
 
 
Enablers and barriers that influence institutional partnerships, programmes and services around MOOCs
 
MOOCs for lifelong learning

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