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[Seminar]Education during the days of COVID-19, eLearning Webinar (Apr. 20)

2020.04.16 Views 204

Register(~4/19) : https://www.amchamkorea.org/bbs/board.php?bo_table=event&year=2020&month=4&wr_id=1435&sc_no=             Education during the days of COVID-19, eLearning Webinar (Apr. 20) ▶ Event Name: Education during the days of COVID-19, eLearning Webinar   ▶ Date: Monday, April 20, 2020   ▶ Time: 9:30am - 10:30am   ▶ Venue: Online live broadcast   ▶ Speaker(s):  Kevin Skeoch, Head of School, Dwight International School Seoul Frank Vink, Dean of Technology and Innovation, Dwight International School Seoul Jason Hayter, Lower School Principal, Dwight International School Seoul Julie Sykes, Upper School Principal, Dwight International School Seoul Grace Zimmerman, Director of Communications, Dwight International School Seoul     ▶ Cost: KRW 0 for members KRW 0 for non-members   ▶ RSVP/Payment By: Noon, Sunday, April 19, 2020     ▶ Contact: (email) amchamrsvp@amchamkorea.org   (phone) 02-6201-2255    ABOUT THE SPEAKER   Kevin Skeoch, Head of School, Dwight International School Seoul My experience, training and capabilities in establishing profitable schools, turning around underperforming educational institutions and creating prestigious international brands has led to wider impacts; creating future business leaders, generating wealth for investors and developing future communities. I’m an innovator at heart, turning concepts into reality via the design and implementation of robust strategies across process and culture change, communications and marketing. I’ve created globally competitive schools through managing organisational restructures and redesigns, instilling pride for both staff and students and implementing modern teaching methods. I’m skilled in designing policies, procedures and cultures that drive success and the highest levels of performance and am considered a thought leader in educational start-up consultancy. An accreditor and authoriser across two school boards, I am recognised as a subject matter expert in how to develop curricula, teachers, students, educational programmes and schools to become the best they can be.   Frank Vink, Dean of Technology and Innovation, Dwight International School Seoul Frank was born and raised in the Netherlands as a true lifelong learner. He graduated from universities in The Hague, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, and spent a semester abroad in Dublin. Currently in his sixth year at Dwight School Seoul, Frank is Whole School Dean of Technology & Innovation, as well as teacher in the Diploma Programme. He supports students, teachers and parents to use technology meaningfully: to enhance personalized learning and creativity, and to communicate and collaborate responsibly with the local and global community. His golden rule for the use of technology is "create, don't consume". He has previously worked in the Netherlands, Germany, Cambodia and Azerbaijan.   Jason Hayter, Lower School Principal, Dwight International School Seoul Jason is originally from near Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelor's of Economics from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters of Education from Australia. With 20 years of experience as an educator, and 12 years as an educational leader and principal, Jason has lead education in Australia, Canada, Colombia and Morocco before coming to Korea. His expertise in pedagogy, curriculum, organizational management and leadership is recognized through his extensive experience in training and developing teachers, principals and educational leaders all over the world.   Julie Sykes, Upper School Principal, Dwight International School Seoul Julie is from the UK and studied Astrophysics at Leeds University before going on to qualify as a teacher. She spent several years teaching in boarding schools in the UK before starting her international teaching career. In the past sixteen years Julie has taught in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central America and Africa. Julie has extensive experience with the IB in the areas of teaching, leadership and moderation.   Grace Zimmerman, Director of Communications, Dwight International School Seoul Grace is currently the Director of Communications and is a part of the senior leadership team at Dwight School Seoul. She started her career with Prentice Hall publishing company in which she managed sales accounts at 8 different universities and colleges in LA County while working with professors to help develop textbook manuscripts. Grace pursued her interests in food and a career in the restaurant industry where she demonstrated a successful history which included travel support throughout the western United States. Skilled in hiring, scheduling, training, developing, leading, and inspiring staff to exceed expectations.   Event Description * Stats for online learning during COVID * Challenges parents face and tips on how to overcome these challenges * Kevin Skeoch: Head of School, Opening remark * Frank Vink: Dean of Technology and Innovation, The technical aspects and resources available for parents. * Grace Zimmerman: Director of Communications and Education Chair of AmCham, Communication tools for parents, data, and shifts in program delivery. * Jason Hayter: Lower School Principal, Approaches to eLearning wellness aspect and tips. * Julie Sykes: Upper School Principal, Approaches to eLearning, wellness aspect, and tips.     REGISTER

[Seminar][Webinar] Economic Impact of COVID-19 on U.S.-Korea Relations (Apr. 3)

2020.04.02 Views 577

[Webinar] Economic Impact of COVID-19 on U.S.-Korea Relations (Apr. 3) ▶ Event Name: [Webinar] Economic Impact of COVID-19 on U.S.-Korea Relations   ▶ Date: Friday, April 03, 2020   ▶ Time: 9:30am - 10:30am * Registered attendees will receive Zoom access information.   ▶ Venue: Broadcast via Zoom   ▶ Speaker(s):  Troy Stangarone, Senior Director and Fellow, Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) Kyle Ferrier, Director of Academic Affairs and Fellow, Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI)     ▶ Cost: KRW 0 for members KRW 0 for non-members (My company is an AMCHAM member) KRW 0 for non-members   ▶ RSVP/Payment By: Noon, Thursday, April 02, 2020 * No refunds for cancellations after this date and time.     ▶ Contact: (email) amchamrsvp@amchamkorea.org   (phone) 02-6201-2229    ABOUT THE SPEAKER   Troy Stangarone, Senior Director and Fellow, Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) Troy Stangarone is Senior Director and Fellow at the Korea Economic Institute (KEI). He oversees KEI’s trade and economic related initiatives, as well as the Institute’s relations with Capitol Hill and the Washington, DC trade community. As part of his broader portfolio he serves as the editor for KEI’s flagship publication, Korea’s Economy, and oversees KEI’s blog, The Peninsula. Mr. Stangarone has written extensively and has been widely quoted on U.S.-Korea relations, South Korean trade and foreign policy, and North Korea. His work has appeared in publications such as Foreign Policy, CNBC, CNN, China-US Focus, the JoongAng Ilbo, and the Korea Herald. His comments have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News, CNN, Politico, Chosun Ilbo, Donga Ilbo, JoongAng Daily, and Yonhap News Service. He has also appeared on TV and radio for outlets such as Bloomberg News, CNBC Asia, and BBC Radio. In addition to his work at KEI, Mr. Stangarone is a member of the George Mason University | Korea President’s Advisory Board, the International Council of Korean Studies Board, and the Korea-America Student Conference’s National Advisory Committee. He is a columnist for the Korea Times and a regular contributor to The Diplomat. He was also a 2012-2013 Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow in South Korea, sponsored by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Prior to joining KEI, Mr. Stangarone worked on Capitol Hill for Senator Robert Torricelli on issues relating to foreign affairs and trade. He also served as an aide to Governor James McGreevey of New Jersey. He holds a MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Memphis.   Kyle Ferrier, Director of Academic Affairs and Fellow, Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) Kyle Ferrier joined KEI as Fellow and Director of Academic Affairs in 2015. He is charged with managing KEI’s efforts to foster collaboration between the academic and policy communities. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Ferrier is editor of KEI’s On Korea and Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies publications, working with editor-in-chief Gilbert Rozman on the latter. He also oversees KEI’s university programs, which reach hundreds of college students in the United States each year through organized lectures on timely Korea-related issues as well as a simulation on multilateral negotiations with North Korea. Mr. Ferrier writes on U.S.-Korea relations, South Korean foreign affairs, South Korean domestic and international economic policy, and the political economy of the Asia-Pacific. He has been quoted in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report, and is a regular contributor to KEI’s blog, The Peninsula, and The Diplomat. Prior to joining KEI, Mr. Ferrier worked for the Bank of New York Mellon and was a Program Assistant in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration at the U.S. State Department. He was also a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant for the 2011-2012 grant year in Naju, South Korea. During his time in Korea, he led his students in a U.S. embassy-sponsored youth diplomacy program in Seoul, volunteered with North Korean escapees, and completed a Korean language course at Seogang University. He has held internships at the Korea Institute for National Unification, U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of Commerce, and with Senator Charles Schumer at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. Mr. Ferrier holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Economics and Government and International Politics from George Mason University.   Description To mark the launch of the AMCHAM Korea Webinar Series, we are pleased to have Mr. Troy Stangarone, Senior Director and Fellow, and Mr. Kyle Ferrier, Director of Academic Affairs and Fellow, at the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI), to share their insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on U.S.-Korea Relations. KEI is a premier U.S. think tank and public outreach organization solely dedicated to helping Americans understand the breadth and importance of the U.S.-Korea relations. This AMCHAM Webinar session on Zoom will be highly informative and interactive, where participants can not only hear from but also ask questions to these experts in Washington, D.C.     REGISTER 15F, Two IFC, 10, Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea © American Chamber of Commerce in Korea. All Rights Reserved.     관련 링크 https://www.amchamkorea.org/bbs/board.php?bo_table=event&wr_id=1428 참여 신청 https://www.amchamkorea.org/  
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