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Photograph | Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from 2017-2018, and Member of the House of Councillors, gave a Keynote Address at IAFOR’s GIVS Summit in Tokyo in which he talked about innovation in education, and preparing for the next generation, or what he termed Society 5.0.
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Photograph | Organised in partnership with the Government of Japan, the Kansai Resilience Forum closed with a Keynote Presentation by world-famous architect Tadao Ando (pictured right), who emphasised the link between art, architecture and resilience, and its impact on communities, and the role each member of a community can play in increasing social resilience.
Photograph | Dr Christina M. Kishimoto, Superintendent of the Hawaii State Department of Education, USA, discusses Education and Sustainability at The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Education in Honolulu. Dr Kishimoto is responsible for administering the Hawaii public school system.
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Photograph | Speaking at The 7th European Conference on Education (ECE2019), Russia’s leading public intellectual and proponent of ELT, Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova of Moscow State University, reflects on the development of scholarship in the field, and the changes she has seen in students over her years in education.
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Photograph | Speaking at The 10th Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS2019) in Tokyo, Associate Professor Eddie Bruce-Jones of the Birkbeck School of Law, University of London, delivers a Keynote Presentation on the history of forced migration, focusing on those brought from South Asia to the Caribbean.
PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEWS FROM SOME OF THE WORLD’S LEADING ACADEMICS
Photograph | Dr Bernard Charnwut Chan, Executive Council Member of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, gives the opening remarks at The IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research (CHER2019) in Hong Kong. CHER is held in partnership with Lingnan University, APHERP and CGHE.
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Photograph | From the series “Al-Banaat” by IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2019 Grand Prize Winner, Emilienne Malfatto.
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