Asia Pacific Research Association on Curriculum Studies Inc.


January 1, 2017

DAY 1 September 22, 2017

7:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:30 Opening Ceremonies
Keynote Speech: Prof. Murray Print, Ph.D.School of Education, University of Sydney, Australia
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:30 Plenary Session 1: Curriculum Planning: Policies, Perspectives, Challenges, Dr. Andrew WallDean, College of Education, University of Redlands, U.S.A.
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion 1“Curriculum Planning in Early Childhood Education (Korea)” Dr. Carolyn Uy RonquilloWoosong University, South Korea
“Planning for Media Information Literacy Program” Dr. Ferdinand Blancaflor PitaganEducational Leadership and Management DepartmentCollege of Education, De La Salle University, Philippines
12:30- 1:30  Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 Open Forum
2:00 – 2:45 Plenary Session 2: Curriculum Implementation: Policies, Perspectives, ChallengesDr. Ng Soo BoonDeputy Director Curriculum Dev’t Division Ministry of Education, Malaysia
4:30 – 4:45 Open Forum
4:45 – 5:30 Break
5:30 – 7:30 International Welcome Reception


DAY 2 September 23, 2017

9:00 – 9:30 Continuation of Panel Discussion 1“Curriculum Planning for Teacher Education Institutions” Dr. Ra-shane MeesriFaculty of Education Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
9:30 – 10:15 Plenary Session 3: Current Issue: Security Studies“Security Matters and its Implications to Education” BGen. (Ret.) Fermin de Leon, Ph.D., MNSAImmediate Past President, National Defense College of the Philippines, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
10:15 – 10:30  Break
10:30 – 12:00  “Role of Research in Curriculum Implementation in Security Studies” Dr. Margaret D. SankeyDirector of Research and Electives, Air War College, Air University, U.S.A.
“Reflections on ROTC: Lessons from the Past” Usec. Eliseo M. Rio, Jr.Department of Information Communication TechnologyDiliman, Quezon City
“Integrating ROTC in High School and College” Timothy SlauenwhiteDeputy Director, AFROTC NER at the United States Air Force, University of ColoradoColorado Springs Bellbrook, Ohio, U.S.A.
12:00 – 12:30  Open Forum
1:20 – 1:30 Lunch
ACTIVITY A Paper Parallel Sessions (1 TO 10)
ACTIVITY B  WORKSHOP – “Building Curriculum For Democracy: Citizenship Education For 21st Century”- to be conducted by Dr. Murray Print (16 slots only)
ACTIVITY C  Roundtable Discussion on Security Studies (Restricted Participation)


DAY 3 September 24, 2017

9:00 – 9:45  Plenary Session 4: Curriculum Evaluation and Transformation: Policies, Perspectives, Challenges, Dr. Matthew StaffordVice- President for Academic AffairsAir University, Maxwell Airbase, Montgomery Alabama, U.S.A.
9:45 – 10:15   Panel Discussion 4“Evaluating Programs in Philippine Higher Education Institutes” Mary Sylvette Gunigundo, PhDChief Education Program Specialist, QAD Commission on Higher Education, Philippines
10:15 – 10:30  Break
10:30- 11:30 Continuation of Panel Discussion 4
“Curriculum Evaluation Practices in Brunei”Dr. Hjh Sallimah binti Hj Mohd SallehSultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Evaluation Platform for OBE Course in MalaysiaDr. Mai Shihah AbdullahFaculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
11:30 – 12:00  Open Forum
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 Plenary Session 5: Curriculum and Instructional Innovations“Implementation of Curriculum Innovations in Indonesia” Prof. Hj. Suwarsih Madya, Ph.D.Professor, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia
1:45 – 3:15  Panel Discussion 5
“Instructional Designing in Military Education”Dr. Evelyn Watkins-Bean Dean of Education, International Officer School Air University, Maxwell Airbase,Montgomery Alabama, U.S.A.
“Engagement through Equity: Learning-Teaching Framework from a Socially and Culturally Situated Perspective ”Dr. Jose LalasProfessor and Director, Center for Educational Justice School of Education,University of Redlands, California
“Developing 21st Century Skills in Mathematics Classroom using Comics and Storytelling”Dr. Toh Tin LamAssociate ProfessorDeputy Head,  Math and Mathematics Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:00 Synthesis and Closing Ceremonies