Kobe University’s Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS) will hold a seminar on “Education Finance and Administration”, which is supported by JSPS Core-to-Core Program (Asia-Africa Science Platforms). Everyone is welcome to participate. No registration is required.

July 12, 2016 (Tuesday), 13:00-16:30

Main Conference Room, 1st floor, GSICS, Kobe University


“Education Finance and Administration”

Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, GSICS, Kobe University
e-mail: ogawa35@kobe-u. ac.jp
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(Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)

PART 1: “Financing for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Asia-Pacific Region” (13:00–14:30)


“Financing for ECCE in Asia Pacific Region: Key Findings of Ten Country Case Studies”
Dr. Keiichi Ogawa (Professor, GSICS, Kobe University)

“Financing for ECCE in Republic of Korea”
Ms. Najung Kim (Doctoral Student, GSICS, Kobe University/ Former Expert, International Monetary Fund)

“Financing for ECCE in Vietnam”
Ms. Huyen T.T. Nguyen (Doctoral Student, GSICS, Kobe University/ Lecturer, Vietnam National University)


Mr. Mohamed Aboubakari (Director of Planning, Ministry of Primary and Kindergarten Education, Benin)
Mr. Mohammed Lamarti Sefian (Chief of Planning, Ministry of Education and Professional Training, Morocco)

PART 2: “Education Finance for Difficult Situations” (15:00–16:30)


“Challenges and Opportunities for Post-earthquake Educational Reconstruction in Nepal”
Dr. Tejendra Pherali (Senior Lecturer, UCL Institute of Education, University College London)

“Comparative Analysis on the Inclusive Education and Special Education: Focused on the Cost Effectiveness in Developing Countries”
Dr. Jun Kawaguchi (Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba)

“Rate of Return to Vocational Education in Philippines”
Ms. Seonkyung Choi (Doctoral Student, GSICS, Kobe University)


Dr. Billo Barry (Director of Project, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Guinea)
Ms. Meleia Reed (Principal Accountant, Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Samoa)

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