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YSEALI Critical Thinking in Classrooms Regional Workshop is Now Accepting Applications

The applications for the YSEALI Critical Thinking in Classrooms Regional Workshop is now open!

Bringing together 60 YSEALI members from across ASEAN countries to learn about and advocate for critical thinking skills in classrooms, the workshop will be conducted in Bangkok, Thailand, May 21-26, 2018. Ten YSEALI members will be selected from Thailand, and 50 other YSEALI members will be selected from the rest of the ASEAN region.

The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to work together to develop possible solutions to educational and social challenges and address problems associated with disinformation and fake news.

All program and travel costs including flight/transportation, meals, and accommodation will be covered. Please note that only flights within the 10 ASEAN countries are eligible; additional costs are the responsibility of participants.

Submit your application before March 7, 2018!

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Applicant must:

Be aged between 20 – 35;Be a citizen of an ASEAN member state (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam);Be YSEALI member (To be a YSEALI member, please register at;Strong English-language capability is essential;Key characteristics: Emerging leaders with a strong interest in education policy and reform, 21st century skills, workforce competitiveness,child psychology, media & social media literacy.Have a keen interest in applying critical thinking to advance education reform in own country, or applying critical thinking to spread media and social media literacy in their advocacy against fake news and disinformation.Be available and able to participate in all program components on the dates specified;Emerging leaders or practitioners with track record in the following fields are encouraged to apply: education policy, higher education school administration, journalism, academic researcher, public policy analyst/advisor, psychologist (or related discipline), entrepreneur, human resources specialist, social enterprise entrepreneur, media/social media expert/analyst. (students can apply).Detailed application instruction can be found here.

Submit your application online before March 7, 2018!

Please direct any inquiries about the YSEALI Critical Thinking in Classrooms Workshop to the Asia Foundation in Bangkok:

Thank you.
Centre of Management 2018

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