Globalization has continually exerted tremendous effects on the society. The advancement in information technology has resulted in the interconnection between economic, social, cultural and political aspects of the society through a wide variety of ways for knowledge dissemination. This has transformed the world to knowledge-based society where people from all corners of the globe can get access to knowledge and information easily. With such factor, research is considered as the key to the development of knowledge and has eventually become one major mission of higher education institutions worldwide. As a consequence, most higher education institutions place high importance on research and try to promote their staff to do it simultaneously with maintaining quality instruction. Therefore, research has become a key indicator of the quality of higher education institutions.
Faculty of Education, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus is one of the country’s leading higher education institutions that specializes in developing graduates and professionals of education and preparing teachers of the future. The Faculty of Education (FoE) recognizes the importance of and the necessity for enhancing educational quality through research-based instruction for the utmost benefits to the learners. Thus, the FoE has strived to provide research-based instruction along with continually creating excellent learning experiences, resulting in abundant research on learning quality development having been proposed by FoE educators, researchers as well as students. Such efforts are in line with the nation’s education reform policy and are valuable for the actual application as well as for the sustainable benefits for Thai education as a whole.
Research is one important mission of the FoE. Therefore, we try to promote and publicize research papers of our faculties, educators, researchers and students to the general public with a firm determination that our research be beneficial to the academic arena and applicative to the stakeholders. Furthermore, research is expected to build connection and collaboration between the researchers and the users of research results as well as empowering new researchers to consistently and widespreadly engage in conducting research in their institutes.
The Faculty of Education, Prince of Songkla University realizes that international conferences can bring about several advantages for scholars, researchers, and other participants. Additionally, the ability to host a national and international conference represents the potentiality and the solidarity of the host institution and enhances recognition from other educational counterparts. Therefore, the FoE, which has successfully run 2 international conferences as well as several annual national conferences, is organizing its 3rd international conference along with the 5th National Conference titled ‘the National and International Conference on Education (NICE) 2018’ with an aim to pave the way for faculties and researchers to disseminate and exchange their research-based knowledge and experiences with experts, scholars and interested participants from both public and private sectors from all around the world. Besides, the research findings and suggestions proposed at the conference are hoped to be fruitful for the effective development of communities and societies in various contexts.
To commemorate the auspicious occasion of 50th Anniversary of Prince of Songkla University and Faculty of Education, the FoE is organizing the National and International Conference on Education 2018 (NICE): Education, Leadership and Innovation in Learning in Society in partnership with various prestigious agencies in Thailand and other countries. The conference will be a promising venue for presentations and discussions of research on education, educational leadership and learning innovation. In addition, the conference is expected to promote extended collaborations among co-organizers, presenters and participants to promote mutual understanding and strong interconnection, which will elevate the educational system in ASEAN countries.
|Call for paper||December 2017- March 2018|
|Registration||January 2018 onwards|
|Deadline for abstract submission||March 15, 2018|
|Notification of abstract acceptance||April 1, 2018|
|Deadline for early-bird registration and payment||April 17, 2018|
|Deadline for full paper submission||May 7, 2018|
|Deadline for regular online registration and payment||May 15, 2018|
|On-site registration (US Dollar and Thai currcency is accepted-cash only)||July 5, 2018|
|Conference dates||July 5-7, 2018|