World Teachers’ Day 2022




 


A. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES

The celebration of World Teachers’ Day 2022 will spotlight how to support teachers as they lead the process in transforming education systems. With the theme, The Transformation of Education Begins with Teachers, World Teacher’s Day 2022 seeks to amplify the call for concrete and timely actions for the advancement of teachers and the teaching profession. 

As part of worldwide celebrations during this day, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Secretariat and UNESCO Asia-Pacific will conduct a webinar to lend our voices in celebrating the heart of education transformation and provide a platform for learning and discussion on strategies, from policies to innovations, to better support our teachers. Specifically, the webinar aims to:

  • Discuss and analyse policies, innovations, challenges, and solutions on how to further support our teachers as they lead the charge in transforming education; and
  • Showcase ideas and innovations of teachers across the region in transforming education.

 


B. WEBINAR IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY 2022

The Webinar in celebration of World Teachers’ Day 2022 will be conducted on 5 October 2022 at 9.00 – 12.00 hrs (Bangkok Time/GMT+7).

Event Webinar in celebration of World Teachers’ Day 2022
Theme The Transformation of Education Begins with Teachers
Date Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Time 9.00-12.00 hrs (GMT+7/BKK Time)
Registration Fee No
Participants Policymakers, Education leaders, School Heads/ Principals, Teacher/Lecturers from schools, learning centres, TVET Institutions, universities, and colleges, Pre-service teacher students, Community leaders, General public 
Agenda Download
Pre-registration     Pre-registration Link/QR Code
https://link.seameo.org/WTD2022/Reg
How to join the Session  Broadcast through the SEAMEO Secretariat YouTube Channel

https://link.seameo.org/WTD2022
e-Certificate     Provided to the participants who fill-up the “Certificate Validation Form” of which details will appear at the end of the event.

 


C. RESOURCE PERSONS

The invited speakers are policymakers and experts on education who will share policies and practices of Ministries of Education in Southeast Asia on supporting teachers in “Panel 1: Policies on Teacher Transformation”, trends, effective practices, and key concerns on teacher support and development in the region in “Panel 2: Partnership for Teacher Transformation”, innovations on teacher support and development building on the key programmes and initiatives of regional educational institutions and SEAMEO Centres in “Panel 3: Innovations on Teacher Transformation”.

Welcome Message
Dr Ethel Agnes Pascua-Valenzuela
Director
SEAMEO Secretariat
Thailand

Mr Shigeru Aoyagi
Director
UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Thailand

Message from the UNESCO Headquarters
Dr Carlos Vargas Tamez
Chief of Section for Teacher Development and Head of the Secretariat for the International Taskforce on Teachers for Education 2030
Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems
UNESCO Headquarters
France
Panel 1: Partnerships for Teacher Transformation
Dr Libing Wang
Chief of Section for Educational Innovations and Skills Development
UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Thailand
Ms Cecilia Soriano
Regional Policy and Advocacy Coordinator
Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)
Philippines
Mr Anand Singh
Chief Regional Coordinator
Education International Asia-Pacific Region
Malaysia
Mr Chris Harte
Government and Academic Engagement Lead for Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia
Google for Education
Australia
Panel 2: Innovations on Teacher Transformation
Dr Le Nguyen Tue Hang
Vice Provost
Duy Tan University
Vietnam
Dr Shah Jahan bin Assanarkutty
Director
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics
(SEAMEO RECSAM)
Malaysia
Mr Vo Tran Trung Nhan
Programme Officer
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development
(SEAMEO RIHED)
Thailand
Dr Mohd Azlis Sani bin Md Jalil
Deputy Director
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Special Educational Needs
(SEAMEO SEN)
Malaysia
Prof Tom Corcoran
Senior Advisor
SEAMEO Regional Centre for STEM Education (SEAMEO STEM-ED)
Thailand