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School of Educational Studies Lecturers attended the ICET 65th World Assembly in Portugal

The International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) is an international association of policy and decision-makers in education, government and business dedicated to global development through education. It was founded in 1953 by a major cooperative effort of the world’s education community to provide quality education for its citizens. Scholars, administrators, practitioners from universities, colleges, departments and institutes of education as well as members of government ministries, the teaching profession and business leaders interested in educational development are invited to participate in ICET and share their ideas, research and experience with professionals worldwide.

The ICET 65th World Assembly 2024 was hosted by The University of Minho, Braga City, Portugal between 13-15 June 2024. It focused on the teacher profession and teacher’s education at a time when the global teacher shortage problem was amplified in many contexts. This year, approximately 120 people worldwide were invited to participate in ICET sharing their ideas, research and experience with professionals, and presenting their papers and posters. There were three lecturers from the School of Educational Studies, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University attended the conference: Associate Professor Dr. Ketkanok Urwongse, Associate Prof. Dr. Areerug Mejang and Associate Prof. Dr. Sita Yiemkuntitavorn.

Associate Prof. Dr Sita Yiemkuntitavorm delivered her paper titled “Investigating the Perceptions of Master’s Degree Students in the Online Educational Landscape: A Case Study of an Open University in Thailand”. It was written by Dr.Sita and Assistant Prof. Dr. Wannaprapha Suksawas, the two members of the MOU team from the School of Educational Studies. They also submitted their paper to be selected for publication in the special issue of an academic journal. Besides Dr. Sita was chosen to be a chairperson in one of the Parallel sessions.  

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