Bonnie Hoi Yin Yim will speak at an international conference in Jakarta today.
Bonnie Hoi Yin Yim will speak at an international conference in Jakarta today.

Coast academic to speak in Jakarta

A FRASER Coast academic will address the Indonesian International Early Childhood Education Conference in Jakarta today.

Bonnie Hoi Yin Yim, who is a lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland’s Fraser Coast campus, is one of the keynote speakers at the conference, which is expected to attract 1000 delegates.

She will be joined by 14 other speakers from around the world being brought together to discuss providing quality education for all children.

The conference aims to raise the standard of child education in Indonesia as well as to provide exchange and business opportunities for local and international participants.

Dr Yim said she was honoured to be invited to speak at the conference.

“In my keynote speech I will be speaking about policy, teaching and learning issues in relation to early childhood education,” she said.

“In my second speech I will talk about utilising technologies in the classroom for effective learning.”

Dr Yim is heavily involved in research activities at USQ Fraser Coast and is also one of the organisers of the Little Skippers project run in conjunction with the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. The program connects artists with children aged three to six.



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