GSICS Professor delivered keynote speech in Cambodia Education Research Forum

Feb 24, 2014


Professor Keiichi Ogawa of Kobe University's Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS) was invited by UNESCO Cambodia to deliver a keynote speech in the 1st Cambodia Education Research Forum (CERD) held at the National Institute of Education in Phnom Penh on February 14 and 15, 2014. Professor Ogawa's speech was entitled "Higher Education Research Capacity Development: Lessons from ASEAN and Japan", and it shared the ASEAN and Japanese experiences to improve the Cambodian higher education and research. As a Japanese case, he shared Kobe University's Vision 2015 and its initiatives on research.

This forum was organized by the Cambodia Higher Education Association (CHEA), Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MOEYS), and Cambodia UNESCO Office, and the heads of the three institutions delivered opening remarks. All public and private university presidents and vice presidents in Cambodia were invited to this forum, and more than 200 researchers, policy makers and education specialists from universities, MOEYS, and international development partners including Asia Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and UNESCO participated and generated active discussions during the two-day forum.

(Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)