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10 March 2015

Tuesday 10 March - Forum on Lifelong Learning

Registration in the Foyer of Grand Nikko Hotel

Morning Plenary Session at MPF

0900-0905 Welcome and Introduction, Chair, ASEM LLL Hub, Professor Claus Holm
0905-0920 Opening Speech by Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture, Dr Anies Baswedan
0920-0935 Opening Speech by Ambassador Casper Klynge, Embassy of Denmark, Indonesia


Opening Remarks by Ambassador Zhang Yan, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)


Introduction to the themes and profiles of the keynote speakers, Chair: Professor Claus Holm


Keynote 1: Lifelong Learning as a Significant Mark of the 21st century
Professor Wing On Lee, Vice President, Open University of Hong Kong


Coffee break at MPF Pre Function


Press Conference at MPF Boardroom 1
Chair: Professor Claus Holm


Keynote 2: Renewing the relationship between lifelong learning and work
Professor Dr Allie Clemans, Monash University, Australia


Keynote 3: Inequalities in Adult Skills: Why Countries Vary so Much
Professor Andy Green, University of London, UK


Open discussion with the keynote speakers. Chair: Professor Claus Holm


Lunch at Fountain Café

1345-1530 Session 1: Four parallel seminars


Seminar A at Sawangan 1A: Getting to Excellence and Quality. Chair: Professor Claus Holm, Aarhus University, Denmark
A1: The Effects of Lifelong Learning on Inequalities in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Professor Andy Green, University of London, United Kingdom
A2: Getting to Denmark: From N.F.S. Grundtvig to Francis Fukuyama
Professor Emeritus Ove Korsgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark
A3: The Upgrading Nation. Cultures of Lifelong Learning in Singapore
Associate Professor Søren Christensen,
Aarhus University, Denmark




Seminar B at Sawangan 1B: Workplace Learning. Chair: Katharina Lunardon, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
B1: Systemic challenges in Advancing WPL initiatives: Can we develop a coherent story
Professor Dr Helen Bound, Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore
B2: Workplace Learning for Development and Change
Professor Dr Karen Evans, University of London, United Kingdom
B3: Indonesian Experiences on Literacy for Life Skills and Entrepreneurship (LLSE)
Dr Ella Yulaelawati, Director General of Early Childhood Non-Formal and Informal Education MoEC




Seminar C at Sawangan 3A: Assessment and Learning Cultures. Chair: Professor Simona Sava, West University of Timișoara, Romania
C1: Developing students’ feedback literacy
Professor David Carless, University of Hong Kong
C2: Assessment of prior learning - An efficient tool in a lifelong learning strategy
Professor Bjarne Wahlgren, Aarhus University, Denmark
C3: Using assessment in higher education to develop students’ judgment of their own work – now and in their future practice
Dr Gordon Joughin, Higher Education Consultant, Brisbane, Australia




Seminar D at Sawangan 3B: Will MOOCs Revolutionize Higher Education? Chair: Professor Mansor Fadzil, Open University Malaysia
D1: MOOCs for Universalization of  University Education: Promises  and Prospects
Professor Dr Karanam Pushpanadham, The M.S. University of Baroda, India
D2: Beyond MOOCs: Recent Trends in Open Education
Professor Dr Jan Pawlowski, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
D3: MOOCs and Lifelong Learning in Emerging Asia: Tensions Between the Marketplace and Mythology
Emeritus Professor G. Dhanarajan,
Wawasan Open University, Malaysia




Coffee break at Sawangan Foyer



1600-1730 Session 2: Three parallel seminars


Seminar E at Sawangan 1A: What is the Point of Lifelong Learning? Chair: Professor Sumalee Sungsri, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University
E1: 10 priorities in lifelong learning of the future
Professor Dr Arne Carlsen,
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
E2: Comparing the development of lifelong learning policy: the cases of Singapore and Japan
Dr Kaori Kitagawa, 
University of London, United Kingdom
E3: Higher Education for Lifelong Learning, the Phase II: Universalization of Higher Education and the New Platform of Higher Level Lifelong Learning
Professor Dr SoongHee Han, Seoul National University, Korea
E4: What's the point of lifelong learning? Narratives from the unskilled on drivers and barriers for learning
Assistant Professor Kristina Mariager-Anderson, Aarhus University, Denmark


Seminar F at Sawangan 1B: Learning Cities. Chair: Professor Dr Syed Yusuf Shah, International Institute of Adult Education and Lifelong Education
F1: Big Data and Lifelong Learning
Professor Michael Osborne, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom 
F2: Harnessing the internet and social media to build sustainable learning cities
Peter Kearns, Special Adviser, Learning Cities 2020 Networks, Australia



Seminar G at Sawangan 3A: Digital Revolution in Higher Education. Chair: Professor Dr Mie Buhl, Aalborg University, Denmark
G1: Technology-enhanced formative feedback for lifelong learning: Emerging classroom practices
Professor Yang Min, Hong Kong Institute of Education
G2: Educational technologies in a globalised world
Professor Cathrine Hasse, Aarhus University, Denmark
G3: Restructuring Higher Education in the Digital Age
Professor Bowon Kim, Korea National Open University


Dinner with Cultural Performances hosted by Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia at Kupu Kupu Amphitheater



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