[Changed Date] Well-being among Thailand’s ‘Lost Generation’ of Students during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia

Change of Webinar Date

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 10.00 am has been postponed to Friday, 4 June 2021, 10.00 am.

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Well-being in Southeast Asia Webinar Series

About the Webinar

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on virtually every aspect of well-being across the world in various populations. It disrupts essential service provision in every sector, including education. Additionally, there are growing concerns that this Covid-19 crisis will potentially lead to a ‘lost generation’ of students due to widespread closures of education institutions at all levels. This comes in the wake of a sudden shift in education delivery approaches, such as the move from school/campus-based learning to online learning, as well as many other unexpected consequences arising from this pandemic. The Thai education system and its students have been profoundly affected by this situation. This presentation will examine the following:

1) The overall impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Thai education sector and student well-being;
2) Related public policy and government measures, and the responses of Thai educational institutions to such measures;
3) The ‘new normal’ of the Thai education system in a post-Covid-19 world, along with public responses, emerging problems and their potential policy solutions.

This webinar is supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

About the Speaker

Apipa Prachyapruit is Associate Professor of Higher Education from the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. She holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education and a Master of Arts degree in Adult and Continuing Education from Michigan State University, USA. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the Faculty of Arts at Chulalongkorn University.

Her research interests include higher education, curriculum and instruction, academic career, adult and lifelong learning. Some of her publications include the Development of a Teacher Preparation Model to Serve Education 4.0 (2017); Curriculum and Instruction in Higher Education: Paradigm and Practice (2012); Postmodern and Higher Education (2011); Development of Thai University Model Oriented to Working Adults and Retired Elders (in progress).


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Jun 04 2021


10:00 am - 11:15 am