APEC-Tsukuba International Conference XV

Challenges to New Normal on Informatics and Statistics Education on Digital Era
Computational and Statistical Thinking for AI and Big Data

Feb. 10, 2020, Webinar

Tentative Programme

*Japan Time(GMT+9)

Wednesday, 10 February 2021
0900–0930 Participants log in to the meeting recommendations
1000–1020 I. Opening Ceremony
A. Welcome Remarks by Dr BENTON Caroline Fern, Vice President, The University of Tsukuba
B. Welcome Remarks by MEXT
C. Explanation of the Project InMside II
D. Official Photo Session
1020–1030 Healthy Break
1030–1130 II. Keynotes 1
Humanity and Digital Thinking (Isoda&Sofian)
Computational Thinking (Roberto)
Statistical Thinking (Orlando&Isoda)
1130–1140 Healthy Break
1140–1230 III. Keynotes 2
Korea, Thailand, Indonesia,
IV. Closing


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10 January 2021 updated

Tentative Schedule of APEC Webinar 2021 V1

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change


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About APEC-Tsukuba International Conference XV

Building on the InMside-project (HRD 01 2018) for upper secondary schools, InMside II-project (HRD 05 2019) trains middle school curriculum developers to include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data into the APEC economies’ curricula for building Inclusive, Sustainable and Digital society under Integration 4.0 against 4th Industrial Revolution. The Informatics and Data Science Education Reform is driven by computational and statistical thinking. The objective is to build the capacity of curriculum developers to produce recommendations for their curricula reform, teacher training, with enlargement of the network to support the APEC Education Strategy for 2030. InMside II provides Webinar in February, 2021, InMside II Seminar for training curriculum developers in Malaysia in September, 2021 and Synthesis Meeting in Thailand in November, 2021. The outcomes are the recommendations of curriculum on computational and statistical thinking with teacher training models, and the enlarged network of curriculum developers. Seminar in Malaysia will be supported by APEC grant, Malaysian grants and yourself-funds. Research Meeting and Synthesis Meeting will be supported by Japan, Thailand and yourself-funds. Specialists for Seminar and Synthesis Meeting will be recommended by every economy.


Objective of Webinar in February 10

4th Industrial Revolution has been going and COVID-19 accelerate if to New Normal. On this demands, curriculum reform on Informatics and Statistics Education are going on. The objective of the webinar is to share the reform movement from the perspectives to develop computational thinking and statistical thinking. If is the part of APEC project ‘InMside II’ (HRD 05 2019) and it includes the report of APEC project ‘InMside’ (HRD 01 2018). InMside II project was proposed from Japan, Malaysia and Thailand. This seminar is a preparation for the InMside II seminar in Malaysia, September, 2021.


Role of Specialists

Present the theoretical framework and newest research issues for curriculum reform which must include:
・Computational and statistical thinking for middle (junior high) school level
・Existed teacher training programs
・Gender issues
STEM Education on the cross curriculum is possible to be considered under these three issues.


Role of Participants

Presentations for teacher training programs on various reform issues such as gender issues and researches for Industry 4.0.


Further Contacts

Program: Masami Isoda, Director of CRICED, University of Tsukuba, isoda@criced.tsukuba.ac.jp
With collaboration of Sofian Tajul Arus, MOE, Malaysia and Maitree Inprasitha, Khon Kaen University (co-project overseers of InMisde II project) and Roverto Araya, University of Chile (InMside I project)
Logistics: KOBAYASHI Yukari, Officer, Officer of Global Initiatives, University of Tsukuba, criced@un.tsukuba.ac.jp


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