18 Oct

Visita di studio di una delegazione della Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (Tailandia)

News da Carla Basili, incaricato di ricerca Ircres-CNR


Thai Scholars in Information and Digital Literacy meet the President of the European Network on Information Literacy

On 15 October 2018 at the premises of the IRCRES Institute of the Italian National Research Council, Professor Carla Basili, President of the European Network on Information Literacy, received with a warm welcome Professor Dr. Chutima Sacchanand, together with Miss Nattawadee Boonwattanopas, Ph.D. candidate who is under her supervision, and Mrs. Praima Hiangrat, Ph.D. candidate as well.

Professor Dr. Chutima Sacchanand is President of the Thai Library Association and Professor from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, the largest public open university in Thailand and ASEAN region. Professor Dr. Chutima Sacchanand has many research papers published in national and international journals as well as presented in many IFLA international conferences. She is also member of the standing organizing committee of the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) since its first edition.

Mrs. Praima Hiangrat is a Ph.D. candidate who is conducting the dissertation entitled “The Development of Information Literacy Promotion Model for Rajabhat University Libraries”.

Their visits are supported by the Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D Program, under the Thailand Research Fund.

The meeting focused on exchanging ideas to promote Information Literacy for students in European and Thailand. Professor Carla Basili kindly gave an in-depth interview to Miss Nattawadee Boonwattanopas who is working on the dissertation entitled “The Implementation Strategies of the National Digital and Information Literacy Policy Framework for Primary School Student Development in Thailand”.