AUDRN's 3rd International Conference on Local Knowledge

 

July 24 & 25, 2015, University of St. La Salle,Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

About the Conference 

The Asian University Digital Resource Network celebrates its 6th year with an international conference on local knowledge amidst the challenges of the ASEAN integration initiative that is expected to impact member nations by the end of 2015. The myriad facets of formal education among Southeast Asian nations are faced with the need to realign systems and processes, curricula and teaching strategies including the medium of instruction to a unified level of acceptable standards within the region. This conference will raise important issues and discuss challenges affecting students, teachers, and academic institutions in their pursuit for opportunities to competitively engage and actively contribute to the global economy and a more integrated international community. Emphasis shall focus on the need for the integration of local knowledge in the academic curriculum and the matter of building national identity and pride as well as creating an ASEAN socio-cultural community in the face of this regional integration.

Topic strands will revolve around pedagogy, andragogy, and heutagogy; the revitalized secondary education; student and teacher competencies in higher education; and the education systems across Southeast Asia.

Conference strands

Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Heutagogy

Culture-based Teaching Strategies

Constructivism, Social Learning, and Social Networks

English as the Medium of Instruction in Southeast Asia

Mother Tongue-based Primary Education

Local knowledge and E-Learning 

Revitalized Secondary Education

Contextualized Curriculum for Grades 11 & 12

Vocational-Technical Skills for the Global Economy

STEAM (Science, Technology, English, Arts, and Mathematics) 

Academic Competencies in Higher Education

            21st Century Teacher Competencies in Higher Education

            21st Century Student Competencies in Higher Education 

Educational Systems across Southeast Asia

            Kindergarten plus 12 Years

            Challenges in Educational Management and Administration 

            The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community

Call for Participation  

Open invitation is given to all who are interested in local knowledge and how higher education institutions can utilize this framework in dealing with the challenges of the ASEAN integration. You may register at http://bit.ly/1bcksHo or email the conference secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for queries.

The registration fee for faculty members of AUDRN partner schools is Four Thousand Pesos (P4,000) which shall cover 4-night accommodation (inclusive of the convention day; check-in on July 22 and check-out on July 26), access to the plenary and breakout sessions of the two-day conference, digital conference materials to be downloaded from the website, and meals for three days. For those attending the two-day conference only, the registration fee is at Three Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (P3,500) only inclusive of 3-night accommodation.

The registration fee of faculty members of non-AUDRN partner schools is Three Thousand Pesos (P3,000) for local participants and One Hundred Dollars (US$100) for international participants shall cover access to the plenary and breakout sessions of the two-day conference, digital conference materials to be downloaded from the website, and meals for two days. Accommodation is excluded in the registration fee of non-AUDRN partner school.

Payment can be deposited at the Bank of the Philippine Islands, account number 1041-0007-47 under the account name of the University of St. La Salle or paid at the registration on the actual event. Please email a scanned copy of your deposit slip to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and present it at the registration table as proof of payment.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is on July 6, 2015. We will send out a bulletin of information after the confirmation of your registration.

Conference Secretariat

Katherine Maguad

Program Officer, University of St. La Salle

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Telephone: +639428131213; +6334-4350508 (telefax)

Cleo Grace Hinaut

Research Director, West Negros University

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Telephone: +639084719022; +639163750458

Sheila Lo Dingcong

Program Associate, Miriam College

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Telephone: +63920-2577491;+632-4354754 (telefax)