Open University Malaysia (OUM) recently hosted the 2019 International Conference on Education (ICE2019) from 10-11 April in Kuala Lumpur. Themed “Education for the 21st Century”, the conference attracted participants from Malaysia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The highlight of the event was keynote addresses delivered by Prof Ir Tian Belawati, former Rector of Indonesia’s Universitas Terbuka, and Prof Dr Rozhan M Idrus from the Islamic Science University of Malaysia. Prof Ir Tian spoke on access to education and lifelong learning, while Prof Dr Rozhan spoke on innovations and technology in education.
Prior to the conference on 9 April, OUM hosted the Third UNESCO-UNITWIN Work Conference in Kuala Lumpur. The event was attended by network members from Korea National Open University, Hanoi Open University, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, and Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding.