RN5 Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 2013

RN5 Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 2013

ASEM LLL Research Network 5 Meeting
26-27 June 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Researchers from Research Network 5 “Core Competences” met in Kuala Lumpur on 26th and 27th June 2013 to discuss future directions of the network in relation to two main objectives: publication and dissemination activities; and, funding opportunities. The meeting was hosted by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

The session began with short presentations from all partners who were able to attend in order to reacquaint everyone with relevant research and projects currently undertaken by partners relevant to the network theme of ‘Core Competences’.

In relation to publication and dissemination, a working group was convened and met to discuss possible strategies and the merits of book publications and special issues of journals. With regard to funding opportunities a small working group was formed to investigate the possibilities of EU funding, bilateral funding arrangements between partner states and matched funding schemes.


  • Muir Houston, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Past, present and future adult education research: opportunities and possibilities
  • Professor Dr. Lena Lindenskov, Department of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Core mathematical competences in vocational education
  • Professor Dr. Vibeke Hetmar, Department of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Positions and positioning in secondary and upper secondary education
  • Professor Tatjana Koke, University of Latvia, Latvia
    Teachers’ Further Education – a framework to keep going. Results of the project
    Lifelong Learning: Paramount Issues for Individuals and Organizations
  • Professor Dr. Koichi Sasakawa, Hosei University, Japan
    City game
  • Dr Karine Oganisjana, University of Latvia, Latvia
    Making learning environment entrepreneurship oriented: From problem solution till the conversion of ideas into commercializeable values
  • Associate Professor Dr. Saemah Rahman, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
    Creative thinking competence: What and How – Malaysia’s experience
  • Dr Ruhizan Mohammad Yasin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
    Life skills for rural women: Core competences towards high income
  • Professor Dr. Soonghee Han, Seoul National University, Korea
    Learning Cities in East Asia: Sharing Experiences from China, Japan, and Korea

Network Members

ASEM LLL Research Network 5

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