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British Council

English and Higher Education in Indonesia is a one day event that aims to examine opportunities and issues related to internationalisation and in particular English language development in Indonesian universities. This event is part of series of event we are holding in March, designed to strengthen links between Indonesia and the UK and to support Indonesia in the international academic arena.

The event itself will gather practitioners from British Council, Universities from Indonesia and the UK also policy makers to find the solution of important issues which will be discussed around the needs of English in Higher Education

You can download event materials from the links below:

 

08.30 - 09.00 Registration  
09.00 - 09.15 Opening Remarks Sally Goggin 
Country Director
British Council Indonesia
  Plenary Session

Moderator:
Winda Wastu Koutronas 
English Development Manager
British Council Indonesia

09.15 – 09.45 Internationalisation in Indonesian Higher Education Dr. John I Pariwono
Expert Staff to the Director for Human Resources Development
Direktorat Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi (DIKTI) from Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (LPDP)
09.45 – 10.15 Language, Knowledge Exchange and Higher Education Christine Ennew
Provost
University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
10.15 – 10.30 Break  
  Parallel Session - 1  
10.30 – 12.00 A. English for Academic Purposes
This session looks at how two Indonesian universities are dealing with low levels among new undergraduate students and then some general criteria for designing a strong English for Academic Purposes programme.

Moderator:
Winda Wastu Koutronas 
English Development Manager
British Council Indonesia

Panel:
Faisal Mustafa, S. Pd., M.A.
Secretary of Language Center
Universitas Siyah Kuala Banda Aceh

Golda Juliet Tulung, Ph.D
Head of English Department
Sam Ratulangi University Manado

Colm Downes
English for Peacekeeping Manager
British Council Indonesia 

  B. Alternative Approaches
What’s happening beyond traditional EAP courses?  Speakers will present the use of online language courses, e-portfolios and project work as alternatives or additions.

Moderator:
Tim Moore
Director English
British Council Indonesia Foundation

Panel:
Yudi Efendi, SS. MA
Head of English and Literature Department
Universitas Terbuka Jakarta

Prima Dona Hapsari, M.Hum
English Teacher and Secretary of Unit of International Affairs 
Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta

Risa R Simanjuntak, S.S., M. App.Ling., M.A. 
Head of Program English Department
Universitas Bina Nusantara Jakarta

  C. From school to tertiary 
Is there a responsibility for universities to support local school teachers and to 
address problems with low English language levels among school graduates? 
Here’s how three institutions are trying.

Moderator:
Damian Ross 
Director English for Education Systems
British Council Indonesia Foundation

Panel:
Slamet Setiawan M.A
Head of English Department 
Universitas Negeri Surabaya

Drs Djoko wirjawan, Ph.D
Dean Faculty of Teacher Training and Education
Universitas Widya Mandala Surabaya

Fatonah M.Pd
Head of International Office
Politeknik Manufaktur Negeri Bandung

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch  
13.00 – 14.00 Plenary Session  
  English in Higher Education  -  a British Council Perspective

Damian Ross 
Director English for Education Systems
British Council Indonesia Foundation

  Predeparture English Programme for Indonesian Lecturers; 
Problems and Solutions

Sisilia S. Halimi S.S., M.A., Ph.D
Manager for Cooperation, Ventures & Alumni
Universitas Indonesia

  English learning and teaching at Hanoi University, Vietnam

Nguyen Tien Dzung, M.A.
Dean Foundation Studies Department
Hanoi University

  Parallel Session - 2  
14.05 – 15.25 D. Academic Writing
Writing in English at all levels can be a huge frustration both to those producing academic texts and those who have to read them! Three experts have some practical advice on dealing with academic writing.

Moderator:
Winda Wastu Koutronas 
English Development Manager
British Council Indonesia

Panel:
Colm Downes
English for Peacekeeping Manager
British Council Indonesia

Prof. Emi Emilia
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Bandung

Dr. Ingrid S. Surono, M.Sc
Head of Food Technology Department
Universitas Bina Nusantara

  E. Overseas Scholarships 
This session looks at the challenges and issues for students applying for study abroad. We’ll hear from both sides – those offering scholarships, and a successful applicant who did a Masters in the UK.

Moderator:
Tim Moore
Director English
British Council Indonesia Foundation

Panel:
Teresa Birks
Director of Education and Society
British Council Indonesia

Santi Budi Lestari M.A 
Hornby Scholar - Teacher Trainer 
Universitas Indonesia

  F. English Medium Instruction and Content and Language Integrated Learning
These thorny subjects are a matter for debate across all levels of education.  What are the criteria for adopting either approach? What are the potential benefits and pitfalls? We’ll hear from a global expert in the field of EMI, plus two Indonesian insitutions with practical experience.

Moderator:
Damian Ross
 
Director English for Education Systems
British Council Indonesia Foundation

Panel:
Hywel Coleman
University of Leeds

Maria Anityasari, Ph.D 
Head of International Office
Institut Teknologi Surabaya

Franklin Talaue, M.A. 
English Language Service Manager
Universitas Bina Nusantara

15.25 - 15.40 Break  
  Plenary Session- Closing  
15.40 - 16.00 Reflections on the day Damian Ross 
Director English for Education Systems
British Council Indonesia Foundation