On Mar.4, we welcomed six young scholars from Beijing Normal University, Hangzhou Normal University, Nanjing Normal University, and Tohoku University to provide presentations on their ongoing or proposed research topics and share their ideas and insights about the future of education.
In the first presentation, Dr. Tengteng Zhuang, Lecturer of the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University, presented his team's paper regarding a multinational systematic review of education-focused university-industry collaborations. In the second presentation, Dr. Jijian Lu, Associate Professor of Jinghengyi College of Education, Hangzhou Normal University, talked about the influence of MR And VR on the creativity of future educators and shared his experiences of implementing online education, especially communication cognitive visualization in online one-to-one teaching. Dr. Chen Chen, Lecturer of Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beijing Normal University, presented her team's paper about how does professional identity change over time among Chinese preservice preschool teachers? In the following presentations, Dr. Wanxin Yan gave a presentation of collaborative learning between international students and Japanese students in university specialized courses. Ms. Yuanxin Li, a PhD candidate of the School of Education Science at Nanjing Normal University, introduced her research to address history, current issues and future possibilities of school art education in China. Dr. Lei Cao, as the sixth presenter, talked about her investigation of local systematization of China’s human resource development from the perspective of transformation of local higher education by tripartite collaboration.
In the discussion, the speakers shared ideas of new approaches to respond to the obstacles to future education and potential collaborative opportunities for the sustainability of future education. The webinar provided a good opportunity for young scholars from Tohoku University and partner universities share their research contents based on the specific research field of the future of education and construct networks to achieve education sustainability.
This session is the final session of our webinar series in 2022. We wish the international webinar series can contribute to the knowledge sharing and exchange of reframing a new social contract for education in Asia-Pacific region.