In collaboration with The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST), Thailand, and SEAMEO QITEP in Mathematics, SEAQIS provided a forum for Mathematics and Science educators from various countries to share their research results and best practices related to current issues regarding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. The forum was the International Joint Conference on STEM Education (IJCSE) 2020. The event was conducted from 18 to 19 November 2020 in Yogyakarta.
This forum was aimed to provide an international platform for educators to share ideas and experiences, learn new knowledge and best practices, and disseminate recent research results in the field of STEM Education; strengthen STEM Education especially in Southeast Asia Region; establish and expand networks of academic cooperation at the international level; and promote the organization of online conference platform that corresponds with the time of crisis. The Joint-Conference was opened by Dr Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich, Deputy Minister of Education, Thailand, as well as providing his pleanry talk. The event was attended by more than 300 participants from the Southeast Asia region.
Several experts also presented their research in the plenary session, including Mr. Rachmadi Widaddi, Director of Teachers and Education Personnel in Basic Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia; Prof. Dr. Sukit Limpijumnong, President of The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST), Thailand; Assoc. Prof. Weng Kin Ho, National Institute of Education, Singapore; Prof. dato’ Dr. Noraini Binti Idris, Malaysia; and Prof. Lew Hee-Chan, Korean National University of Education, South Korea.