Above: The 5th Asian Conference on Education & International Development (ACEID2019) was held in Tokyo in March on the theme of “Independence and Interdependence” and opened with former UN special rapporteur to Myanmar and internationally recognised jurist, Professor Yozo Yokota (above left), who delivered a keynote on education and displaced peoples, before taking part in an interactive panel discussion. Professor Haruko Satoh (above right) of Osaka University and Co-Director of the OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre, delivers a keynote on the challenges of the multicultural classroom in a Japanese university context.
Above: Building university partnerships across national borders was the subject of a lively panel discussion with (top left to top right) Dr Justin Sanders, now Director of Continuing Education at Temple University, Japan and panel moderator; Dr Naoki Umemiya, Director of the Technical and Higher Education Team, at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Professor Mark Williams, Vice-President of International Academic Exchange at International Christian University, Tokyo; Suvendrini Kakuchi, Tokyo Correspondent for University World News, and Chie Kato, Senior Associate Dean at Temple University, Japan. Bottom: Delegates at ACEID gather for a group photo after the main plenary session. The conference saw some 200 participants from more than 35 countries.
ACEID2020 will be held in Tokyo, Japan, from March 24 to March 26, 2020.
ACEID2019 Conference Programme