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Professor Joshua Mok Presents Keynote Speech at Yidan Education Forum 2020 at Peking University


Professor Josuha Mok, Vice President of Lingnan University, was invited by Yidan Foundation and Graduate School of Education, Peking University, as a keynote speaker for the Yidan Education Forum, which was successfully held at the Stanford Center, Peking University from 3 to 4 January 2020. The Education Forum chose an important theme of Liberal Education: An Intercultural Dialogue between China and the West, which had attracted over 100 speakers and participants from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan and the USA. Professor Mok gave a keynote speech entitled"Questing for Sustainable Development in Higher Education: The Role of Liberal Arts Education". After his presentation, Professor Mok also chaired a panel discussion with the theme of"Global Perspectives in Liberal Education", where distinguished speakers from Japan, China and the USA to exchanging their views and thoughts on liberal education from historical and international perspectives. Yidan Education Forum provides a great platform for scholars, education practitioners, postgraduate students to share their recent research findings of respective themes. Leading researchers in higher education from Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, the University of Hong Kong, Lingnan University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Hiroshima University and famous liberal arts institutions from Japan and the USA were well represented in the Forum.


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