2.1.7. Indonesian mobility programs and third party providers to support mobility

Date:  Thursday 8 October
Time: 9:00AM - 10:15AM
Location: R7/8

Session Type: Thematic session

Chair: Mr Trevor Goddard, Associate Director, Global Programs, Monash University (Australia)

The New Colombo Plan and beyond: best practice for sustainable student mobility in Indonesia (1145)

Although a non-traditional mobility destination for Australian students, Indonesia has emerged as the top destination for New Colombo Plan (NCP) funded mobility projects. This aligns with Indonesia’s strategic importance to Australia at the government-to-government level and in foreign affairs, trade and other ministerial portfolios. This panel will showcase case studies and best practice of mobility projects to Indonesia and compare institutional approaches to securing and using NCP funding. The panel will also include a representative of the Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesia Studies (ACICIS), which in 2015 is celebrating its 20th anniversary. ACICIS coordinates a variety of short-term and semester-long mobility projects in Indonesia on behalf of its Australian member universities and demonstrates a best practice approach to consortium funding through the NCP. The panel will also consider the ways in which the impact of the NCP on Australia’s relationship with Indonesia can be measured.

Key interest area (KIA): MOB
Sector(s): HE

Dr Kirrilee Hughes, Deputy Director - Indonesian Affairs, University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof. David T. Hill, Consortium Director, Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), Australia