School of Communication Arts, STOU leads the digital media and pedagogy for SDG : Goal 4 in ASEAN OU Five Member Universities

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU), Thailand, hosted last November the OU Five Academia and Policy forum among all OU Five Member Universities: University of the Philippines Open University, Universitas Terbuka,  Open University of Indonesia, the Open University of Malaysia, and the Hanoi Open University.

They signed an MOU for the research collaboration among them.  School of Communication Arts led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamolrat Intaratat has contributed to drawing up the policy on  “How digital media can be used to facilitate all kinds of Innovative Pedagogies under the OU Five Universities and SDGs Frameworks”.

Last February, School of Communication Arts, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU), led by its Dean, Dr. Kan Bunsiri,  kicked off its first-ever Micro Credential Academy/the Modular Academy for Inclusive Education for All, using digital media blended with all kinds of appropriate pedagogies to serve as alternative education for all.

The first academy is “Digital Citizen” which is accredited by the university itself and also the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Thailand. All qualified learners could be certified in the University Credit Bank system under its core philosophy of life-long learning and inclusive education for all.

STOU is an institutional member of AMIC.

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