On 4 December 2020, College of Education, National Chengchi University (NCCU) in Taiwan successfully hosted the 3rdNCCU-Lingnan International Research Seminar with the topic of “The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Higher Education Policies: International Mobility, Student Learning Outcomes, and Research Development”. This event is part of the research seminar series co-organized by Lingnan University and NCCU for developing research collaboration and doctoral student training, with the support of Lingnan’s Institute of Policy Studies and the Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan.
Due to the pandemic, the Research Seminar was held in the hybrid format, and Lingnan participants joined the Seminar online. This year, speakers and participants from the US, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Norway, Burma, Ghana, and Nigeria shared their research related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education policies. Various aspects of this topic were discussed, including higher education policymaking and internationalization, digitalization, research development, the new learning model, and students’ online learning experiences and outcomes.
Lingnan University and NCCU have established a solid strategic partnership in promoting doctoral student training and research collaboration. In September of 2020, Lingnan and NCCU successfully launched the Dual Doctoral Degree Programme of Doctor of Policy Studies (DPS) and PhD of Education Policy/Administration to enhance students’ research experience with international and comparative perspectives. This Research Seminar serves as a part of our PhD and DPS students’ learning experiences, especially for students joining the Dual Doctoral Degree Programme.
For details and application for Dual Degree of Doctor of Policy Studies and PhD of Education Policy/Administration, please click HERE.