The British Council and the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI) have launched the Thai-UK World-class University Consortium to increase commitment and strategic partnership between Thai and UK universities and to support Thai university’s journey towards excellence in teaching, research, and innovation capability.
We are organising the Thai-UK Higher Education Forum as a platform to share best practices and immediate challenges in developing institutional partnerships.
The Forum will be held on Thursday, 7 October 2021 (Open for public, registration only)
Register to join the virtual forum, Registration opens until 1 October 2021. The event access link will be sent to your registered email later in a seperate email.
|15.00 – 15.15 (15 min)||Microsoft Teams Forum opens|
|15.15 – 15.45 (30 min)||
Transnational Education Common framework—Understanding the definition of TNE, the different models and regulations.
Speaker: Kevin Van Cauter, Higher Education Senior Advisor, British Council
|15.45 – 16.30 (45 min)||
Panel discussion – Sharing best practices
University Showcase: This session will share experiences from 3 universities on the successes and challenges in the different types of partnerships.
1.Strengthening and sustaining partnerships—a collaboration that sprung from a research partnership into a joint degree:
Speaker: Prof Steven W Edwards, University of Liverpool
2.Collaborative Online International Learning Programme
Speaker: Asst Prof Duangthida Nunthapirat, Dean, Bangkok University International Programs, Bangkok University
3.Key success factors in international higher education collaboration—a case study of TNE programme
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thira Jearsiripongkul, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University
Moderated by the British Council
|16.30 – 17.00 (30 min)||
Thai Funding opportunities — This session will share funding opportunities under the Reinventing University initiative from the Ministry and other sources that the universities can tap into.
Speakers: Representative from the Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation.