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Australia-ASEAN Youth Forum


AusNow Youth Forum

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in partnership with Asia Education Foundation is pleased to host the Australia-ASEAN Youth Forum as part of the Australian Government’s initiative, Australia now ASEAN 2019.


Conditions of Application


To be eligible for selection to attend the Australia Now Youth Forum, schools must submit a short video proposal (maximum of 2 minutes) on the theme of ‘digital connectivity’ from the perspective of one of the ASEAN member states or Australia.  

Only 11 Australian school teams can attend this program, one for each member of ASEAN, including Australia.


Terms and Conditions

  • Submissions must meet the stated criteria, to be considered.

  • Submissions must have at least one student who is available to be in Sydney from 19-20 November, with other team members being finalised once selected schools are notified. Travel and accommodation costs are included in the reward.

  • 11 schools will be selected to take part in the Australia-ASEAN Youth Forum in Sydney; one for each ASEAN nation and Australia. Each school team participating is made up of six students.

  • All submitted entries must include completed AVP permission forms, one for each student in the team as well and those featured in the video submission.

  • Schools may make more than the one submission; however, students can only be part of the one team.

  • Due to the anticipated high volume of  registrations, unsuccessful teams will not be provided with individual feedback.

  • By submitting a video you agree to have the final product shared by the Asia Education Foundation and program partners of the Australia Now Youth Forum.

  • Teams must be made up of students from the same school; alterations to teams can be made upon written request to aef-support@asialink.unimelb.edu.au.

Presenters

2016 AEF Autumn School

Sydney/Melbourne

  • Dr Kathleen Turner, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Griffith Asia Institute
  • Mr Mohamad Abdalla, Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, Griffith University
  • Dr Indigo Willing OAM, Adjunct Research Fellow, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research
  • Mr Aaron Seeto, Curatorial Manager of Asian and Pacific Art at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) and previously Director of the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in NSW
  • Mr Keith Shangare, Diversity Coordinator, AFL Queensland

Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks

Keynote


Dr Brian Adams

Director, Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue, Griffith University



Panel


Dr Kathleen Turner

Strategic Partnerships Manager, Griffith Asia Institute


Mr Mohamad Abdalla

Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, Griffith University and the Director of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies (QLD Node)


Mr Aaron Seeto

Curatorial Manager of Asian and Pacific Art, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and previously Director, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art NSW


Mr Keith Shangare

Diversity Coordinator, AFL Queensland


Presentation


Dr Indigo Willing OAM

Adjunct Research Fellow, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research


Workshop


The Asia Education Foundation

This workshop will introduce curriculum frameworks and classroom resources for intercultural understanding


The Asia Education Foundation

This workshop will introduce curriculum frameworks and classroom resources for intercultural understanding


The Asia Education Foundation

This workshop will introduce curriculum frameworks and classroom resources for intercultural understanding




Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks



The Australia-ASEAN Youth Forum is funded by the Australian Government and implemented by the Asia Education Foundation at the University of Melbourne. 

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