Welcoming delegation from University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Kasetsart University - มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์

          On September 1, 2023, two representatives of University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ), Australia, namely Professor Lyn Alderman, Dean, Academic Transformation and Professor Jo-Anne Ferreira, Dean, Learning and Teaching Futures visited Kasetsart University to share online learning and teaching best practice, to follow up on Cotutelle articulation arrangements, and to introduce UniSQ micro-credential strategy for engineering, how UniSQ might collaborate with Kasetsart University by enabling cohorts to undertake them, as part of their home curriculum (for credit). They had an academic discussion with Associate Professor Dr. Kampanat Pensupa, Vice President for International Affairs, and administrative members of Kasetsart University, comprising Associate Professor Dr. Chamaipak Maiklad, Assistant to the President for International Affairs, Assistant Professor Dr. Udomluk Koolsriroj, Vice Dean for International Affairs, the Faculty of Education, Assistant Professor Dr. Patamaporn Sripadungtham, Associate Dean for International Affairs, the Faculty of Engineering and Assistant Professor Dr. Sombat Khawprateep, the Faculty of Agriculture at Kamphaeng Saen. Both sides agreed to discuss further details about quality education, which is Sustainable Development Goal 4 among of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations, to promote lifelong learning opportunities for students and people, not only between the countries but also across regions. Recently, the Faculty of Education, Kasetsart University has been developing COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) projects with international partner universities, especially in Japan, while the School of Integrated Science provides SIS models, offering non-degree programs, short-term courses and credit bank, for people from all walks of life to promote employee engagement and better responsiveness of skills supply to current and future labor market needs. According to their discussion, some future plans of activities between both universities included co-publications, joint research, comparative studies, visiting professors, student mobility, exchange of faculty, and bilateral symposium.

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Post date: 07 September 2023

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