[GSICS] JSPS Core-to-Core Program (Asia-Africa Science Platforms) Seminar “International Education Development and Cooperation in the Post 2015”

Dec 8, 2014

Kobe University's Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS) will hold a fourth seminar on “Education Finance/Administration and Public Policy in Developing Countries“, which is supported by JSPS Core-to-Core Program (Asia-Africa Science Platforms). Everyone is welcome to participate. No registration is required.

Date
December 8 (Monday) & 9 (Tuesday), 2014, from 9:30 to 17:00
Venue
Main Conference Room, 1st floor, GSICS, Kobe University
Language
English(French Translation)
Main Topic
"Education Finance/Administration and Public Policy in Developing Countries "
Contact
Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, GSICS, Kobe University
e-mail: ogawa35@kobe-u. ac.jp
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Day1

Opening Remarks
Prof. Hiroyuki Tosa, Dean, GSICS, Kobe University
Overview of Kobe JSPS Project
Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, GSICS, Kobe University
PART 1: “Education Finance in China and Korean Experience for Other Countries” (10:00–12:00)
  • “Financing Education in China: Past, Present and Future”
    Dr. Rong Wang, Professor, Peking University, China
  • “Using Korean Development Experiences for Education of Other Countries: A Case of Asia-Africa Cooperation”
    Dr. Ki-Seok Kim, Emeritus Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • “Challenges and Prospects of Sustainable Development in Education Sector: Case of Korea in Preparation for the Post 2015”
    Dr. Ki-Seok Lee, Researcher, Seoul National University, South Korea
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
PART 2: “Finance and Administration in Basic Education” (13:00–14:30)
  • “Financing Primary Education in Malawi: From Primary Education Improvement Program”
    Dr. Joseph Chimombo, Director, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Malawi
  • “Impact of Global Partnership on Education (GPE)/ Fast Tack Initiative (FTI) on Yemeni Basic Education”
    Dr. Hamoud Al-Seyani, Senior Researcher, Education Research Development Center, Yemen
  • “Financing Basic Education in Vietnam”
    Dr. Pham Vu Thang, Director, Vietnam National University at Hanoi, Vietnam
PART 3: “Finance and Administration in Secondary and Higher Education” (15:00–17:00)
  • “Public Secondary School Finance and Administration in Thailand”
    Dr. Phetcharee Rupavijetra, Associate Professor, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
    Dr. Jun Kawaguchi, Assistant Professor, Osaka University, Japan
  • "The Trends of Changing Function and Policy Implications of Hua Qiao Universities in China"
    Ms. Yu Zhuang, Master’s Students, Hiroshima University
  • “Analysis on the Teacher Education Reform for Pupils with Disabilities”
    Dr. Jun Kawaguchi, Assistant Professor, Osaka University, Japan
  • “Financing Higher Education in Egypt”
    Dr. Ahmed Ghoneim, Professor, Cairo University, Egypt

Day 2

PART 1: “Education Finance and Administration in Myanmar” (9:30–12:00)
  • “Basic Education Administration in Myanmar”
    Dr. Aye Aye Myint, Pro-Rector/ Professor, Yangon University of Education, Myanmar
    Dr. Su Su Thwin, Senior Lecturer, Yangon University of Education, Myanmar
  • “UNICEF and Sub-national Basic Education Planning in Myanmar”
    Dr. J. Timothy Denney, Education Specialist, UNICEF Myanmar Office, Myanmar
  • “Analysis on Teacher Education System in Myanmar: Reforming Management of Education Colleges toward Quality Teacher Education”
    Dr. Shiro Nakata, Research Fellow, Kobe University, Japan
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
  • “Infrastructure and ICT in Education Colleges in Myanmar”
    Mr. Jeje Moses Okurut, Doctoral Candidate, Kobe University, Japan
    Ms. Haoyi Zhao, Doctoral Candidate, Kobe University, Japan
  • Finance and Administration in Education Colleges in Myanmar”
    Dr. James Wokadala, Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
PART 2: “Education Finance/Administration and Internal Efficiency” (13:00–14:30)
  • Household Involvement and Students’ Achievement in Lower Secondary Schools in Uganda
    Dr. Omala Kizito, Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
  • “Private Financing and School Choice under UPE Policy in Uganda”
    Mr. Katsuki Sakaue, Doctoral Candidate, Kobe University, Japan
  • "Primary School Dropout in the Rural Laos: its Causes and Policy Implications"
    Ms. Mayouly Keophatsada, Master’s Students, Hiroshima University
PART 3: “Education Finance and Economic Development” (15:00–17:00)
  • Education and Labor Market Analysis in Uganda
    Dr. Eria Hisali, Vice Principal/ Professor, Makerere University, Uganda
  • “Comparative Analysis on Public Expenditure Management in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam”
    Mr. Viriyasack Sisouphanthang, Lecturer, National University of Laos, Lao PDR
    Mr. Chanthachonh Senesouphap, Lecturer, National University of Laos, Lao PDR
    Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University, Japan
  • "Migrant Children’s School Adaptation to Government-run Schools in Urban China under New Government Policies"
    Ms. Cui Yuan, Master’s Student, Hiroshima University
  • “Education and Economic Growth in Laos: A Co-integration and Causality Approach”
    Dr. Phouphet Kyophilavong, Vice Dean/ Professor, National University of Laos, Lao PDR

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