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The 2nd International Conference on Future of Education 2019  was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka and hosted by the Faculty of Education, The University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. The conference was held on 13th – 14th June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme“Empowering Learners in a Digital World” with its successful academic partners De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines, Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Ecuador, and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya.

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INAUGURATION CEREMONY

The opening remarks of Future of Education 2019 were made by the Conference Chair Dr Brian D. Beitzel (Director of Education Assessment and Accreditation, Professor of Educational Psychology, School of Education and Human Ecology, State University of New York College, Oneonta, New York) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

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PARTNER APPRECIATION AWARDS

Prof. Dr. Janez Vogrinc (Dean, Faculty of Education University Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Assoc. Prof. Sr Dr. Zakaria Mohd Yusof (Director of Continuing Education, UTMSPACE, Malaysia) representing the co-hosting partner Universities were recognized with a token of appreciation during the inauguration session for their valuable contribution. Apart from this, representatives from the academic partner Universities: De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines, Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Ecuador, and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya were also recognized for their significant participation and collobaration with TIIKM.

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KEYNOTE FORUM AND PLENARY SPEAKERS

The Keynote forum was one of the significant sessions of the Conference and it was enlightened by Mr. Tim Bergmeier (Director, InPlace (Asia) QuantumIT) on the topic “Artificial Intelligence for Educators: Using Technology to Produce Work Ready Graduates”.

Plenary speeches were done by the following resource persons in the education field.

Prof. Dr. Janez Vogrinc (Dean, Faculty of Education, University Ljubljana, Slovenia) – “How to Increase the Quality of Teacher Education and School Practice with Developing Research Competencies of Prospective Teachers”

Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan (President European International University (EIU), Paris, Managing Director Bangkok School of Management (BSM) – Bangkok) – “Digital Motivation: Online Gaming vs. Online Learning”

RESOURCE PERSONS

115 Participants from 19 Countries

This conference was consisted of 115 participants from 19 countries around the world, including Australia, Philippines, Slovenia, Jordan, India, USA, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Canada, Ecuador, Malaysia, UK, UAE, and Singapore. Among our participants were researches, academicians, policymakers, industry experts and educational professionals to enhance and update knowledge, share findings among the global audience, and establish academic collaborations. The conference highlighted integrations of technology and education that show promise for facilitating and supporting learning at all levels.

 

Technical Sessions

Future of Education 2019 conference comprised of twenty (20) technical sessions including a poster session. The technical sessions were under the below themes:

  • Science Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Teaching Methods
  • Environmental Education, Arts Education, Language Education And Literacy
  • Teaching And Learning
  • Teacher Education, Mentoring And Coaching
  • Educational Systems, Policies And Multicultural Issues in Education
  • Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, E- Learning And Blended Learning
  • ICT-Based Education
  • Student Experience
  • Higher Education
  • Special And Inclusive Education

Special Features of Future of Education ’19

Workshop on Strategies for Applying Course Content to Real- World Contexts

This workshop was moderated by the Conference Chair Dr. Brian Beitzel  to discuss strategies for assisting learners to identify how course material applies to situations in everyday life, empowering them to be more effective as citizens in the modern world. The workshop offered insights for university instructors, strategies for effective teaching while demonstrating how classroom material is relevant to these real-world contexts. Academics, Teachers, Lecturers, Students, Industry Experts and Policy makers were able to actively engage in this workshop.

Brian D. Beitzel, Ph.D.

New York

 

Workshop on “Digital Technology for Education”

The workshop on Digital Technology for Education was moderated by Mr. Tim Bergmeier (Director, InPlace (Asia), QuantumIT) to help participants advance their knowledge, understanding, and fluency with digital learning trends, methods and tools. Conference participants were able to grab this unique opportunity created inside the 2nd International Conference on Future of Education.

The workshop highlighted the following areas:

  • Applying new skills in regards to educational technology in the classroom
  • Demonstrating the use of educational technologies in the classroom
  • Identifying ways that educational technology can be used to support instruction and student learning

Mr. Tim Bergmeier

Director, InPlace (Asia)
QuantumIT

Panel Discussion on “The Role of Education in Economic Development”

The panel discussion on “The Role of Education in Economic Development” was held in parallel to the 3rd International Conference on Economics and Development – (ICED 2019). The panel was featured by an economist Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou (Banking and Finance department, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Epoka University, Albania) and Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan (President European International University (EIU), Paris, Managing Director of Bangkok School of Management(BSM) – Bangkok). The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Brian Beitzel (Director of Education Assessment and Accreditation, Professor of Educational Psychology, School of Education and Human Ecology, State University of New York College, Oneonta, New York). The discussion stressed on the significant contribution to economic development and the interrelateness of  Education and economy in order to play a very crucial role in securing economic and social progress in the society. The discussion also provided the opportunity for the participants to raise their questions and doubts during the Q & A session subsequent to the main session.

Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou

Banking and Finance department
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Epoka University
Albania

DR. EDWARD ROY KRISHNAN

President European International University (EIU), Paris
Managing Director of Bangkok School of Management(BSM) – Bangkok

Brian D. Beitzel, Ph.D.

Director of Education Assessment and Accreditation
Professor of Educational Psychology
School of Education and Human Ecology
State University of New York College, Oneonta
New York

PUBLICATIONS

Publication , crossrefBook of Abstracts of the 2nd International Conference on Future of Education 2019, is now published online.

 

 

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Supporting Journals

Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal (Special Issue)

Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal

Online ISSN 2232-2647
Editor in Chief Iztok Devetak
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Indexed in Scopus, DOAJ – Directory for Open Access Journals, EBSCO – Education Source Publications, ProQuest and many more

European Journal of Education

Online ISSN: 1465-3435
Editor in Chief: Prof. Janet Looney
Publisher: Wiley Online library
Journal Link
Indexed in: SCOPUS, EBSCO, ProQuest and many more.
Focus of the journal: EJE is interested in articles that clearly address education policy, and that are comparative in nature.

Journal of Education for Business

Jurnal of education and business - Education Conference 2019
Online ISSN 1940-3356
Editor in Chief James L. Morrison
Publisher Taylor and Francis
Journal Link
Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index, Web of Science, Gale, ERIC and many more

Session Chairs and Evaluation Panel members of Future of Education 2019

Dr. Tatjana Hodnik
University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Dr. Janez Krek
University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Dr. Maricar Prudente,
De La Salle University Manila,
Philippines

Dr. Ezra S. Aguilar
University of Santo Tomas Manila
Philippines

Dr. Benton M. Brown
Bath Spa University
United Kingdom

Dr. Okoth A. W
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Kenya

Dr. Cascolan Honelly Mae
Pangasinan State University
Philippines

Dr. Bernardo N. Sepeda
De La Salle Araneta University
Philippines

Dr. Catherine Musalagani
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Kenya

Dr. KinHo Chan
Fulbright University Vietnam
Vietnam

Dr. Pattaraporn Thampradit
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang
Thailand

Dr. Roe Atieno Opiyo
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Kenya

Dr. Voltaire Mistades
De La Salle University
Philippines

Brian D. Beitzel
State University of New York College, Oneonta
USA

Prof. Dr. Janez Vogrinc
University Ljubljana
Slovenia

Prof Madya Dr. Zakaria Mohd Yusof
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Malaysia

Dr. Malay R Dave
JIS College of Engineering
India

Dr. Levi Esteban
Philippine Normal University
Philippines

Dr. Chaturong Thanaseelangkun
Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University
Thailand

Dr. Festus Kelonye
KIBABII UNIVERSITY
Kenya

Eng. Lourdes Atiaja Atiaja,
Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas,
Ecuador

Dr. Jennifer Reyes,
De La Salle Araneta University,
Philippines

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janez Vogrinc,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janez Krek,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Dr. Bernardo Sepeda,
De La Salle Araneta University,
Philippines

Dr. Sangapu Venkata Appaji,
KKR&KSR Institute of Technology and Sciences,
India

Lt. Colonel, Dr. Félix Eloy Baquero Yépez,
Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas,
Ecuador

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Iztok Devetak,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Dr. Maricar Prudente,
De La Salle University Manila,
Philippines

Lt. Colonel, Víctor Emilio Villavicencio ÁlvarezPh.D. 
Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas,
Ecuador

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gregor Torkar,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Prof. Tatjana Hodnik,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assoc. Prof. Sr Dr. Mohd Saidin bin Misnan,
UTMSPACE,
Malaysia

Dr. Sanja Berčnik,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assoc. Prof. Sr Dr. Sarajul Fikri bin Mohamed,
UTMSPACE,
Malaysia

Assoc. Prof.  Karmen Pižorn,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Dr. Socorro Aguja,
De La Salle Araneta University,
Philippines

Assist. Prof. Irena Nančovska Šerbec,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assist. Prof. Jerneja Pavlin,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assoc. Prof. Sr Dr. Zakaria bin Mohd Yusof,
UTMSPACE,
Malaysia

Assist. Prof. Robert Potočnik,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Assoc. Prof. Jurij Selan,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Sr Dr. Zuhaili bin Mohamad Ramly,
UTMSPACE,
Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Vesna Štemberger,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Prof. Darja Zorc Maver,
The University of Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Dr. Sandro Serpa,
University of the Azores,
Portugal

Dr. Lishanthi Wijewardene,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Sri Lanka

Dr. Nasser Mansour,
Exeter University,
UK

Dr. Chinthaka Chandrakumara,
University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka

Dr. CHIU Dickson,
University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Dr. Mary E Chambers,
University of Leeds,
UK

Dr.Yukti Sharma,
University of Delhi,
India

Dr. Pankaj Arora,
University of Delhi,
India

Assoc. Prof. Vandana Saxena,
University of Delhi,
India

Dr. Samadara Amarasinghe,
University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka

Dr. Chamali Niroshinie,
University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka

PARTNERS

Hosting Partner

Faculty of Education, The University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Hosting Partner

School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE),
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Academic Partner

De La Salle Araneta University,
Philippines

Academic Partner

Universidad De Las Fuerzas Armadas – ESPE, Ecuador

Academic Partner

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya

Academic Partner

European International University, France

Organized by

The International Institute of Knowledge Management