Date 2011-05-04 - 2011-05-06
Time 09:15 - 17:00
Tel 29488944
Venue The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Tai Po Campus)


The International Forum for Education 2020
Senior Seminar on Higher Education Regionalization in Asia Pacific:
Implications for Governance, Citizenship, and University Transformation

Co-organized by
Education Program, East West Center, U.S.;
Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID),
UNESCO Bangkok Office; and
Centre for Governance and Citizenship, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Supported by Tam Wah Ching Teaching and Research Fund and
the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong 

Program Schedule

May 4, 2011 (Wednesday) 09:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Welcoming and Opening Session 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Professor John LEE Chi Kin, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Dr. Molly LEE Nyet Ngo, UNESCO Bangkok Office, Thailand

Dr. Terance BIGALKE, East-West Center, U.S.


May 4, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Reprise of Concept Paper (Professor Deane NEUBAUER, East-West Center, U.S.)


Seminar Sessions    

4 May 2011      11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Analyzing the Regionalization of Higher Education in Asia: Functional, Organizational and Political Approaches (Dr. Jane KNIGHT)


4 May 2011      1:15 p.m. to 5:10 p.m.

Regional Cooperation in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific (Dr. Molly LEE Nyet Ngo)

Japan as a Regional Higher Education Power: Fact or Aspiration? (Dr. Akiyoshi YONEZAWA)

Possibility of East Asian Integration through the Regional Networks and Universities Cooperation in Higher Education (Dr. Miki SUGIMURA)


5 May 2011      9:00 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.

China’s Role in the Emerging Reality of Asia Regional Higher Education (Dr. WEN Wen)

Case Study of Promoting Effective Regionalization among Thai Technical Universities (Dr. Krissanapong KIRTIKARA)

Exporting Graduates to the Global Labor Market: an Emergent form of Trans-regional Influence for Philippine Higher Education (Dr. Gina ORDONEZ)

Regional Cooperation or Competition? The Rise of Transnational Education and the Emergence of Regulatory Regionalism in Asia (Professor MOK Ka Ho)

Institutional Autonomy in the Restructuring of University Governance (Dr. Molly LEE Nyet Ngo)

Locating Indonesia within the Emergent Regionalism of Southeast Asian Higher Education

(Professor Anthony R. WELCH)


6 May 2011      9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Governance in Public Sector Universities in Pakistan (Professor Muhammad MUKHTAR)

Regionalization, Governance and Regulation in Asia Pacific Higher Education

(Professor John HAWKINS and Professor Deane NEUBAUER)

Concluding Seminar

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