EduCity Educators Conference 2019

Newcastle University Medicine (NUMed) Malaysia, University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM), University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC) and EduCity Iskandar Together for 2nd EduCity Educators Conference 2019 on 6th September 2019.

EduCity Educators Conference 2019
EduCity Educators Conference 2019

What so interesting are 3 United Kingdom (UK) Universities in 1 City jointly organise the 2nd EduCity Educators Conference 2019 with the theme “Support in Education” encompasses pastoral support, academic, employability and study skills support for students, and research, training and wellbeing support for staff.

EduCity Educators Conference 2019

2nd EduCity Educators Conference 2019 jointly organise by Newcastle University Medicine (NUMed) Malaysia, University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM), University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC) and EduCity Iskandar Sdn Bhd is held today at Newcastle University Medicine (NuMed) Malaysia. The 1-day event is attended by 150 expert contributors from across the higher education sector.

EduCity Educators Conference attended by 150 expert contributors
EduCity Educators Conference attended by expert contributors

EduCity Educators Conference 2019’s  Theme : Support in Education

With this year theme “Support in Education”, 4 topics are presented by renowned speakers which are Providing Quality Education through Private Higher Learning Institutions, Cultivating Well-being in Higher Education and Holistic Student Support as a means for Student Experience. The topics are presented as a series of keynote speeches, hands-on workshops and oral presentations, allowing participants to gain valuable hints and tips to enhance their own teaching and learning delivery, education research and to provide opportunities for networking.

Malaysia as one of the leading hubs for higher education in Malaysia and in parallel with EduCity Iskandar’s objective which is to promote Malaysia as a centre of educational excellence in the world, 2nd EduCity Educators Conference 2019 speaks volume. This year is the result of last year inaugural EduCity Educators Conference which aims to introduce delegates to new approaches in teaching and learning, as well as equipping delegates with the tools needed to perform world-class research on teaching and learning approaches hence, Support in Education.

Yang Berusaha Dr. Zubaidah Aman, Director of the Private Higher Education Governance Division
Yang Berusaha Dr. Zubaidah Aman, Director of the Private Higher Education Governance Division

During the Opening Keynote Address, Yang Berusaha Dr. Zubaidah Aman, Director of the Private Higher Education Governance Division, Minister of Education on behalf of Yg Bhg Dato’ Prof Ir. Dr. Mohd Saleh Jaafar, Deputy Director of General Higher Education said,

“The theme of this year’s conference, “Support in Education”, encompasses pastoral support, academic, employability and study skills support for students, and research, training and physiological support for staff. This event will include keynote speeches, workshops, networking discussions and the chance for delegates to present any of their research or areas of interest relating to this theme”.

360 degrees of educating students and providing staff with the right medium of teaching
360 degrees of educating students and providing staff with the right medium of teaching

The real meaning of Support Education

She added, “The real meaning of Support Education which is a 360 degrees of educating students and providing staff with the right medium of teaching. This is essential for both student and staff to have the same objective which is creating a holistic student with the right attitude & aptitude and determine the altitude. At the end of the day, student must have the key ingredient of “employable” skills. We learn from each other. We support one another. We evolve and transform to be better. Therefore, we need each other in order to fit today’s theme – Support in Education”.

Institutions in EduCity Iskandar

Currently, EduCity Iskandar has 9 institutions which are;

  1. Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
  2. University of Southampton Malaysia
  3. Multimedia University
  4. University of Reading Malaysia
  5. Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology
  6. Raffles University
  7. Marlborough College Malaysia
  8. Raffles American School
  9. Management Development Institute of Singapore

EduCity plays a significant part in developing the education sector of Iskandar Malaysia, along with the education cluster’s multiplier effects to the local economy.

For more details about the conference can be access via http://www.educityeducators.com/

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12 thoughts on “EduCity Educators Conference 2019

  • September 11, 2019 at 2:30 pm
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    belajar benda baru hari ni berkenaan dengan Support Education. Terima kasih atas perkongsian ya.

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  • September 11, 2019 at 2:56 pm
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    Bila pakar-pakar dalam bidang pendidikan bergabung pasti akan membuahkan hasil yang berkualiti especially dalam bidang pembelajaran di peringkat institusi tinggi . Moga kecemerlangan pendidikan sentiasa berkembang untuk generasi akan datang

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  • September 11, 2019 at 4:25 pm
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    Bagus lah ada persidangan cam gini. Harap sistem pendidikan di Malaysia ni makin berkembang tak kira tahap sekolah atau uni. Moga sistem pembelajaran terus maju jaya kehadapan seperti negara-negara lain yang

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  • September 11, 2019 at 4:49 pm
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    Wahh.. tak sangka kat Iskandar Puteri tu dah ada University. tapi memang bagus la jadikan kawasan tu EduCity. Semoga negara kita terus maju dan pendidikan di negara kita mendapat pengiktirafan yg tinggi di serata dunia..

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  • September 11, 2019 at 5:40 pm
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    ada tengok dekat ig, cantik interior educity ni. dah macam overseas. semoga mereka yang belajar kat sini dapat peluang pekerjaan yang baik di luar sana.

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  • September 12, 2019 at 12:20 am
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    Oooo baru tahu pasal Support Education. selama ni tak pernah tahu any info. bagus untuk perkembangan institusi pembelajaran dekat negara kita

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  • September 12, 2019 at 9:05 am
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    Bagus buat conference macam ni. At least Malaysia takkan ketinggalan dalam education dengan negara luar sana.

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  • September 12, 2019 at 10:35 am
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    Bestnya di Johor Bahru skrg ni. Ada educity. Byk juga ya institusi dkt sini. Belum smpat lagi nak ke Johor. In shaa Allah suatu hari nnti. Thanks share ya

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