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Chew Fong Peng,  University of Malaya

Speaker

Bio : Assc. Prof. Dr. Chew Fong Peng is a lecturer at Faculty of Education, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia. Teaching Malay language education and early childhood education program, Presented approximately 160 working papers international and international seminars and conferences in Malaysia and foreign countries include United States of America, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Greece, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Philippine and Indonesia. Published 5 books, 101 articles published in journals, 67 papers in conference proceedings, 36 chapters in books, 20 translated books including creative writings, 10 edited books and creative writings. She is the book editor of Taylor & Francis, editor for local Year 4, 5 and 6 History textbook and Year 1 Arts and Music Education text book. Completed 19 research projects which 8 of them were led by Chew. She won many medals in academy and innovative expo. UM Outstanding Service Award (2008), being listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018; 2000 Intellectual in the World for 21st Century Year 2011. She won many medals in academy and innovative expo. UM Outstanding Service Award (2008), being listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019; 2000 Intellectual in the World for 21st Century Year 2011. Chew is article reviewer for some established international journals, namely Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, SAGE Open, International Journal of English & Literature (IJEL), British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioral Science (BJESBS), International Journal of Psychology and Counselling (IJPC), Educational Research and Reviews (ERR) and African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (AJPP) besides some local estalished journals included Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, GEMA Online and Kemanusiaan,. Besides that, Chew recites Malay poem invited at state and national level. Chew was invited as visiting professor at Peking University from October, 2011 to June, 2012 during her sabbatical leave. Chew won the “The World Outstanding Researcher” award (2013).

Bio : 

Zuwati Hasim is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Completed her PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, with a research focus on understanding ESL writing and its assessment practice through the sociocultural lens. She was formerly a Deputy Director at the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University Malaya (UMCCD) during which she managed programmes in collaboration with the agencies and institutions in building understandings (through dialogues) of certain topics of discussions along with the themes found in the UN/UNESCO International Days. Upon completion of her tenure at the UMCCD, she was then appointed as the Deputy Director at the International Institute of Public Policy & Management (INPUMA), Universiti Malaya where she managed the Master of Public Policy (MPP) programme, organized evaluation and training programmes, and developed collaborations with local and international agencies. Among the programmes managed were the Malaysia Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MPP Outbound Programme, and Education Policy Lab.

Zuwati Hasim, University of Malaya

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