Japan Education Forum VI June 2009


apan Education Forum VI Collaboration toward Greater Autonomy in Educational Development




Opening Session


Keynote Speech

Keynote Speech


Panel Session 1 
“What Do We Mean by Quality of Education? – From Multiple Viewpoints”

  • Moderator:
    Ho Thanh My Phuong,
    Assistant Director, Dean of the Educational Management Division,Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization – Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC)


  • Joseph Ampiah,
    Director of the Centre for Research on Improving Quality of Primary Education in Ghana (CRIQPEG), University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Hanako Senuma,
    Senior Researcher, Department for Curriculum Research, Curriculum Research Center, National Institute for Educational Policy Research of Japan
  • Daniel Sifuna,
    Department of Educational Foundations, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Héctor Valdés,
    Coordinator of The Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE)- Santiago UNESCO, Former Director of Central Institute of Pedagogical Science of Cuba


Panel Session 2
“Governance for Quality Education and Roles of International Cooperation”

  • Moderator:
    Annop Pongwat,
    Dean of Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University, Thailand


  • Mark Bray,
    Director, International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO
  • Albert Byamugisha,
    Assistant Commissioner, Education Planning Department, Ministry of Education and Sports, Uganda
  • Joseph Chimombo,
    Senior Research Fellow, Director, Centre for Educational Research & Training (CERT), University of Malawi