Valuing Diversity in Education: Formal and Informal Learning Across Cultures


  • Ethics, philosophy and the meaning of learning across cultures
  • Historical perspectives on learning across Asia
  • Curriculum development and ‘skills’
  • Assessment + accreditation of learning across the formal-informal divide
  • Planning, governance and finance of learning systems (formal and informal)
  • Inequalities in access to learning
  • Learning, technology and ‘new media’
  • Learning to belong – identity formation, political socialisation and values
  • Learning for diverse societies
  • Learning for sustainable development – the challenge of SDG 4.7
  • Learning and the market – shadow education, privatisation, etc.
  • ‘Lifelong learning’ and the workplace
  • Covid-19 and new challenges for education and learning – across Asia and beyond