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Roundtable | Internationalizing Universities and Higher Education Systems: New Players in a Changing Scene

31

May

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Education is organising a Roundtable event on “Internationalizing Universities and Higher Education Systems: New Players in a Changing Scene” on Tuesday, May 31 2022.



Roundtable
Internationalizing Universities and Higher Education Systems: New Players in a Changing Scene

By
Professor Keith Morrison
Chea Sathya
Dr. Gaoming Zheng
Dr. Tirong Yang
Dr. Rochelle Yun Ge

Organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Education

Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2022 
Time: 18:30-20:15
Location: Senate Room, 4/F Academic Building,
USJ Ilha Verde Campus

*Free event, open to the general public
*Sessions will be conducted in English

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Rundown of the Event:

Time Programme Speaker
18:30-18:40 Opening Remarks 

Internationalization of Higher Education in a Changing Scene  

Professor Keith Morrison

Vice Rector, University of Saint Joseph

18:45-19:00 Presentation 1 

Belt-and-Road Initiatives: Implications for China’s Internationalization of Tertiary-level Education

A/P Rochelle Ge

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Education, University of Saint Joseph

19:00-19:15 Presentation 2 

Identity development in institutional change of international branch campuses in Malaysia

Dr. Tirong Yang

Institute of Area Studies, Peking University

19:15-19:30 Presentation 3 

International Connectivity and Employability in Cambodian Higher Education: A Case Study of Developing Employability Skills in English Language Education

Sathya Chea

Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Cambodia University of Technology and Science

19:30-19:45 Presentation 4 

China-Europe Higher Education Cooperation at the Crossroad of Globalization and Deglobalization    

Dr. Gaoming Zheng

Assistant Professor, Institute of Higher Education, Tongji University 

19:45-20:10 Q&A Discussion (20min)

 


About Speakers:

Professor Keith MORRISON has worked in higher education for 40 years, in the UK and South-East Asia, and, since 2000, in Macau, where he is currently Vicerector at the University of Saint Joseph.  He is in the top 20 of the world’s most cited authors in education, in Google Scholar. He is the author/co-author of 20 academic books and has been the Coeditor of the international peerreviewed journal Educational Research and Evaluation.  He has conducted consultancies for governments, companies, organizations and institutions in countries across the world.

CHEA Sathya is currently the dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science at Cambodia University of Technology and Science (CamTech). Before, he worked as a lecturer in the Department of English, Institute of Foreign Languages, Royal University of Phnom Penh from 2005 to 2021. He holds a Master of Science of Education from Northern Illinois University and is currently doing his PhD at the Education University of Hong Kong on Employability Skills Development in Higher Education. His teaching and research interests include motivation, student engagement, higher education, and employability skills.

Dr. Gaoming ZHENG is an assistant professor at the Institute of Higher Education, Tongji University, China. She is also a doctoral graduate and affiliated researcher at the Higher Education Group, Tampere University, Finland. Her research area covers internationalization of higher education, Europe-China cooperation, doctoral education, academic profession and quality assurance. 

Dr. Tirong YANG is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Area Studies, Peking University, Beijing China. His work focuses on comparative higher education, higher education policy. Currently, he is conducting research about interaction between higher education and region, policies of higher education internationalization, international education assistance. Other than education issues of China, he is also interested in the education issues of Malaysia and other countries in the Southeast Asia, international cooperation of education among China and countries in the Southeast Asia. His work can be found in Educational Research and Evaluation, International and Comparative Education (Chinese journal), and China Education Technology (Chinese journal).

Dr. Rochelle Yun GE is an associate professor at Faculty of Social Science and Education, University of Saint Joseph, Macao SAR China. She works from a cross-disciplinary angle, integrating sociological and educational perspectives into the research about higher education and regional development, international student mobilities and curriculum development under the impact of globalization. Her work can be found in Asia Pacific Education Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Educational Research and Evaluation, Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations and so on.