Topic: The International Vision of Education and the Students’ Ability Cultivation
Time: December 14th, 2015 (Monday)
Place: the Academic Report Hall of No. 160, Building 33 of the Peiyang Campus of Tianjin University
Sponsor: Humanity and Social Sciences Office of Tianjin University
Undertaker: Education School of Tianjin University
9:00-12:00 in the morning
Report 1: A Cartography of Connectivity: China-ASEAN Relations in Higher Education
Lecturer: the professor of Sydney University, doctoral tutor of Tianjin University, famous overseas teacher Anthony Welch
Report 2: Internationalizing Higher Education: Practicing Global Education in Universities
Lecturer: associate professor of York University (lifelong teaching career), selected into Tianjin 1000 Talents Plan, part-time professor of Tianjin University, Zha Qiang
13:00-15:00 in the afternoon
Report 3: The Ability Training in the Information Society
Lecturer: Xie Weihe, professor of Tsinghua University
Brief introduction of the reporter: Anthony Welch, professor of Sydney University, doctoral tutor of Tianjin University, selected into the “overseas famous teacher program” by Education Ministry in 2015. Professor Anthony Welch is an expert in the areas of international policy formulating, education, cultural analysis and research, has the long-term and in-depth research in the issues of talents policy, higher education policy, higher education internationalization of the international society, has great influences in the international education circle.
Zha Qiang, associate professor of York University in Canada (lifelong teaching career), selected into Tianjin 1000 Talents Plan, professor of Education School of Tianjin University, Philosophical doctor in Education School of Toronto University (pedagogy). His research specialty is comparison education and higher education. His major academic contributions lie in the deepening of the understanding and communications of Sino-Western education research (especially the policy research in the higher education). Recent years, he takes the post of members of CIES, ASHE of America, ASHE of Canada, AERA and the other international academic organizations, is of great academic influence overseas.
Xie Weihe, professor of Tsinghua University, doctoral tutor, dean of education research school, former vice president of Tsinghua University, famous education sociologist. As a scholar with deep philosophical fundamentals, he has not only made achievements in the pedagogy principle, educational sociology, higher-education and youth developing, but also made great contributions in the policy participation and practice. He attended the discussion and formulating of the important policies and regulations organized by the Education Ministry for many times and join the adjusting and planning work of the specialty and discipline. As the member of the 10th session of the national committee of CPPCC, the representative of the 11th National People’s Congress, and the member of the 11th NPC Education Science Culture Health Committee. He is the vice director of China Education Developing Strategy Institute, executive council member of China Education International Exchanges Association, vice director of the council of China Higher Education Management Research Association, vice director of the council of China Higher Education Evaluation Research Association, member of China Higher Education Association Academic Committee, vice director of the council of National Higher Education Management Research Association, vice director of the council of National Higher Universities Recruitment and Employment Association, vice director of the National Higher Universities Teaching Research Association, the director and member of 2013-2017 Education Ministry Education Specialty Teaching Steering Committee. He has great influence in the education circle both domestically and overseas.