Kaye College Faculty Members Participation at the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation International Forum on Children's Development
Soong Ching Ling International Forum on Children's Development was successfully held in Beijing on November 19-20, 2020. The Forum was co-sponsored by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and China Welfare Association, undertaken by China Soong Ching Ling Youth Cultural Exchange Center. The Forum was supported by the UNICEF China Office, the Chinese and Foreign Cultural Exchange Center of the Ministry of Education, and the Beijing Municipal Education Commission. The Forum set up the main venue at the China Soong Ching Ling Youth Cultural Exchange Center.
Close to one hundred experts, scholars, and educators from Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangxi province, and Pengyang County of Ningxia province which is the designated place of the anti-poverty scheme by the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, had attended the Forum. Experts, scholars, and educators from Uzbekistan, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, and Switzerland participated online in exchanges and seminars on the theme of "creating future children's education and sustainable development."
The Forum additionally presented a collection of 15 academic research papers from Israeli scholars and domestic scholars. One of these papers, titled "Learning from Screen Media in Early Childhood: A Double-Edged Sword," was written by Kaye College professor, Dr. Yehuda Bar-Lev, together with his colleague, Prof. Nelly Elias from Ben Gurion University.