Brief Report on Roundtable Discussion on Internationalization
On 30th August 2022 Myanmar TOOLKIT Project universities organized a Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Internationalization in the framework of TOOLKIT Project WP5 – Promoting Engagement in International Relations. The objective of the event is to promote the academic and administration staff’s engagement towards international relations and mobility opportunities by sharing the experiences and exposure. Approximately 60 academic and administrative staff from the Myanmar TOOLKIT Project universities: University of Yangon, Yangon University of Economics and Yezin Agricultural University attended the event.
The event started with welcoming speech by Dr. Tin Maung Tun, Rector of University of Yangon, opening speech by Dr. Tin Tin Htwe, Rector of Yangon University of Economics followed by an opening remark by Dr. Hla Than, Pro-Rector, Yezin Agricultural University. After the introductory greetings, Prof. Dr. Aye Thu Htun briefly explained the introduction about the TOOLKIT Project including purposes, work packages and its outcomes.
In this event, roundtable speakers: Prof. Wint Wah Wah Hlaing from University of Yangon, Prof. Dr. Myint Myint Kyi from Yangon University of Economics, Prof. Dr. Hnin Yu Lwin from Yezin Agricultural University, Dr. Tin Maung Oo from University of Yangon and Dr. Thuzar from Yezin University shared their experiences and exposure on internationalization as the first round. And then, the barriers and challenges for engagement towards internationalization from each speaker perspective have been presented as the second round. After that, the event is concluded with open discussion on possible ways forward to enhance and promote engagement in internationalization for higher quality education.
The event materials are presented with the attached files.
- Speaker (1) Dr. Wint War Hlaing(YU)
- Speaker (2) Dr. Myint Myint Kyi (YUEco)
- Speaker (3), Dr. Hnin Yu Lwin, YAU
- Speaker (4) Dr Tin Maung Oo (UY)
- Speaker (5) Dr. Thuzar, YAU