Call for Abstracts: 2022 Inter-Regional Research Symposium


A Forward-Looking Symposium

SEAMEO RIHED's Inter-Regional Research Symposium is being relaunched on 24-25 November 2022 at the Asia Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, with a renewed emphasis on the contributions of higher education towards sustainable development. The Inter-Regional Research Symposium will now be organised on a biannual basis from 2022 to 2030 to unpack different aspects related to the contributions of higher education towards sustainable development in each edition of the Symposium up to 2030 and will expand the inter-regional focus through partnerships in higher education by providing an enhanced opportunity to learn from Southeast Asia and other regions of the world collectively.

The special focus of the 2022 Inter-regional Research Symposium is on Sustainable Learning in Higher Education: Towards Sustainable Development. The 2022 Inter-regional Research Symposium aims to explore the concept of sustainable learning from different perspectives to consider the multiple and innovative ways that teaching and learning are contributing towards Sustainable Development, from the creation of new equitable spaces and modes of formal and non-formal learning geared towards sustainability to the introduction of alternative and digital credentials to assess learning as well as aspects of financing and how partnerships between universities, industry and their communities are contributing local solutions through shared learning to global challenges.

The 2022 Inter-regional Research Symposium welcomes research proposals addressing the following three themes:

  • Theme 1: Creating Equitable Learning Spaces for Sustainable Development
  • Theme 2: Digital Transformation, Skills and Credentials
  • Theme 3: Advancing Partnerships and Sustainable Communities

Important Dates: 

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 23 September 2022
  • Notice of Acceptance: 30 September 2022
  • Early-Bird Registration Deadline: 24 October 2022
  • Symposium: 24-25 November 2022

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| writer Piraya Buddhasri |