COMPETEN-SEA @ National Conference on Geographical Studies

Quezon City, Philippines. The paper “The Place of the Virtual in Mobile Environments: Rural Health Vork Through MOOCs in Pangasinan” by Dennis Batangan, Marita Concepcion Guevara, Peter Sy, Joseph Palis, John Carlo Navera & Bianca Nicole Vinoya was presented by Joseph Palis to the National Conference on Geographical Studies held at the Pavilion 2 of the University …

COMPETEN-SEA @ ASEM Education in a digital world

Cologne, Germany. On November 21st the COMPETEN-SEA project was presented at ASEM Education in a digital world: bridging the continents – connecting the people conference in Cologne, Germany. The conference aims to foster cooperation and understanding between Europe and Asia. It targets higher education institutions and political stakeholders in both regions. We presented a poster with the initial results of the …

MOOC Panel at KICGS2018

“Special MOOC Panel on Women’s Empowerment through Technology” at Dewan Persidangan Universiti, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Photo credit: Prof. Noraida Endut, KANITA@USM Penang, Malaysia. The COMPETEN-SEA Project was present at the 4th KANITA International Conference on Gender Studies (KICGS) 2018 and members of the project hosted a session entitled ‘Special MOOC Panel on Women’s Empowerment through Technology’ in order to …

Learning with MOOCs 2018 Conference in Madrid

From September 26th to 28th members of the COMPETEN-SEA team participated in the Learning with MOOCs Conference in Madrid Spain. Carlos Delgado Kloos, Allison Kolling, Peter Sy and Armin Weinberger represented COMPETEN-SEA at the conference. Armin Weinberger presented our paper entitled, Addressing Societal Needs through MOOCs in South East Asia. Additionally, COMPETEN-SEA contributed a poster …

Competen-SEA consortium holds a panel at the OE Global 2018 conference

Delft, The Netherlands, April 2018 – The Competen-SEA consortium held a symposium entitled MOOCs with a purpose in Southeast Asia. The panel was moderated by Prof. dr. Carlos Delgado Kloos, while the invited speakers were members of the consortium: Dr. Poline Bala and Prof. dr. Narayanan Kulathuramajyer from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia, Dr. Achmad Basuki from Universitas Brawijaya, …

Meeting with the Ministry of Women Family and Community Development Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 9 Nov 2017 – In order to strategise for an effective delivery of MOOC for disadvantaged single mothers in Malaysia, alliances need to be built with key governmental and non-governmental agencies in the country that have the mandate and mission to provide support and aid to the relevant single mothers. The Competen-SEA project …

Meeting with Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 9 Nov 2017 – MCMC is the regulator for the converging communications and multimedia industry in Malaysia. The discussion at MCMC was chaired by Ms Laurel Tan Bee Hong, who is Head of the Department of Content Applications Industry Development at MCMC. According to 2013 data, MCMC has set up 500 internet centres, called …