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APCG通信vol.11 「APCG2024大会会場視察,国際シンポジウム」

#APCG通信 #Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness #アジア太平洋ギフテッド教育研究大会


2024年8月に日本で開催予定の第18回アジア太平洋ギフテッド教育研究大会(The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness: APCG 2024)は、アジア太平洋ギフテッド協議会(Asia-Pacific Federation on Giftedness: APFG)を母体とし、隔年開催される大会です。

2023年12月9-10日にかけて、APFG代表理事のProf. Ching-Chih Kuo (National Taiwan Normal University)、Dr. Man Tak Yuen(The University of Hong Kong)、Dr. Quek Chwee Geok(Ministry of Education, Singapore)、 Prof. Kyungbin Park(Gachon University, South Korea)、Dr. Jae Yup Jared Jung(The University of New South Wales)が大会会場である香川県高松市を訪れ、会場視察と国際シンポジウムを開催しました。APFGの代表理事で大会実行委員長である愛媛大学の隅田先生、実行副委員長の香川大学の林先生、お茶の水女大学の千葉先生、そして実行委員会委員の香川大学の藤澤先生、神戸大学のラッシラ先生、静岡大学の黒田先生、愛媛大学の留学生がホストとして参加しました。

代表理事のメンバーは、香川大学にて「International Symposium on Teacher Training and Professional Development for the Education of the Gifted and Talented in the Asia-Pacific Region」をテーマとして各国の状況やそれぞれの専門領域からの具体提言を発表し、議論を行うと共に、SSH校である高松第一高等学校を訪問し、日本の先端的な理数教育環境を見学しました。また、うどん作りを行ったり、フェリーに乗って小豆島を訪れ、文化体験も楽しみました。天候に恵まれ、充実した2日間となりました。

[The Executive Committee Members of the Asia-Pacific Federation on Giftedness (APFG) visited the APCG 2024 conference site and held an international symposium].

The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG 2024), to be held in Japan in August 2024, is a biennial conference organised by the Asia-Pacific Federation on Giftedness (APFG).

On 9 and 10 December, Prof Ching-Chih Kuo (National Taiwan Normal University), Dr Man Tak Yuen (The University of Hong Kong,), Dr Quek Chwee Geok (Ministry of Education), Prof Kyungbin Park (Gachon University) and Dr Jae Yup Jared Jung (University of New South Wales) visited Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, where the conference will be held, to inspect the venue and hold an international symposium. Prof. Sumida of Ehime University, APFG Executive Committee Member and APCG2024 Conference Chair, Prof. Hayashi of Kagawa University and Prof. Chiba of Ochanomizu University, Vice-Chairs of the Organising Committee, and Dr. Fujisawa of Kagawa University, Dr. Lassila of Kobe University, Dr. Kuroda of Shizuoka University, Organising Committee and international students of Ehime University participated as hosts.

The Executive Committee Members presented and discussed the trends in their respective regions/countries and specific guidelines from their areas of expertise under the theme of ‘International Symposium on Teacher Training and Professional Development for the Education of the Gifted and Talented in the Asia-Pacific Region’ at Kagawa University. They also visited Takamatsu Daiichi High School, a Super Science High (SSH) school, to observe Japan’s cutting-edge science and mathematics education. Additionally, they participated in making udon noodles and enjoyed a cultural experience by taking a ferry to Shodoshima Island. Blessed with good weather, the two-day trip was a fulfilling experience.