ASEM LLL Hub Research Network5 Workshop
“Managing and Developing Core Competences in a Learning Society”
29-30 October 2009, Seoul, Korea


Session 1: Life, Learning, and Competence in a Learning Society
Chair: Won-Pyo Hong (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea)

1. Global economic-demographic challenges: Role of institutions of higher learning towards competent and productive workforce
Patcharawalai Wongboonsin & Kua Wongboonsin (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)

2. Competence, employability, and new social relations of work and learning
Soonghee Han (Seoul National University, Korea)

3. The informality of competencies as situated properties of practical knowledge
Minho Shon (Inha University, Korea)

4. Social cultural competency as a concept of integrative core competences in the context of life wide learning
Andra Fernate, Irina Maslo, Karine Oganesjan, & Eiholca Anita (University of Latvia, Latvia)

5. Latent competencies: Learning from literacy about the limits of performance

Session 2: School Curriculum for Competence Development in a Learning Society
Chair: Vaiva Zuzeviciute (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)

1. Core competencies, lifelong learning, and multiple learner identities
Carol E. Kasworm (North Carolina State University, USA)

2. Building public educational system for key competencies in the know-ledge-based society: Lesson from an international comparison
Kyoung-Oh Song (Chosun University, Korea)

3. Learner’s existential competence in a learning society: With a focus on homeschoolers? ?borderless learning?
Deokhee Seo (Chosun University, Korea)

3. Beliefs, positionings and the development of analytical competences: A small scale study in 14 years old students’ beliefs and positioning in school mathematics
Lena Lindenskov V. Hetman, Bent B. Andresen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)

4. Searching for a competence-based approach to school curriculum: Korean efforts and remaining issues
Won-Pyo Hong (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea) & Kwang-Woo Lee (Korea institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Korea)

Session 3: Competence in Higher and Adult Education in a Learning Society
Chair: Soonghee Han (Seoul National University, Korea)

1. Developing and preparing globally competent educational leaders
Anthony H. Normore (California State University, USA)

2. Towards a learning organization: The role of core competencies as an internal factor for transformation
Jurate Paulauskaite, Vaiva Zuzeviciute, & Zivile Starkeviciute (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)

3. Meaning constructed out of students’ participation in the classroom practice: A constitutive part of academic competence deve-lopment
Minseong Kim, Minjeon Park, (Seoul National University, Korea) & Soonkyoung Youn (Brunel University, United Kingdom)

4. Global learning systems: The future of lifelong learning societies
Lynn Ilon (Seoul National University, Korea)

5. An exploratory study on different conceptions on education re-search competence
Yoonmi Choi,  Minseong Kim,  Yun-Kyung Hong & Chang Woo Nam (Seoul National University,  Korea)