In the vibrant academic landscape of Bali, Indonesia, the 7th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Quality of Life stood as a beacon of knowledge and innovation. Under the esteemed guidance of Dr. Ena Bhattacharyya, three exceptional PhD students from the Faculty of Education, Language, Psychology & Music (FoELPM), showcased their scholarly prowess.
Chen Haowei: With unwavering confidence, Chen Haowei delivered a compelling face-to-face presentation on ‘Chinese Teachers’ Perceptions on Implementation of CLT in College Business English Class.’ His articulate discourse illuminated the intricate challenges faced in contemporary language education, sparking thoughtful dialogues among peers and experts.
Hu Linhong: Virtually, Hu Linhong captivated the audience with his presentation on the ‘Efficacy of Inquiry-Based Learning and Teaching Approach in EFL Inferential Reading Comprehension among Chinese High School Students.’ Despite the virtual setting, his insights resonated profoundly, emphasizing the power of innovative teaching methodologies.
Han Zengxia: Equally remarkable was Han Zengxia, shedding light on ‘Measuring the Determinants of Student Satisfaction in Practical Teacher Training Education Program in China.’ Through meticulous research, Han unravelled the complex web of student satisfaction, leaving a lasting impression on the attendees.
The conference, spanning from 30 September to 2 October 2023, became a crucible of learning and networking. For these budding scholars, the experience transcended the ordinary. Engaging with a multitude of perspectives broadened their intellectual horizons, ushering in a wave of fresh ideas for their ongoing research pursuits.
More than just a confluence of minds, the conference provided a rare opportunity to witness the grand tapestry of academia. Esteemed experts shared their wealth of knowledge and experiences, underscoring the ethos of continuous learning and perpetual curiosity. Networking with fellow scholars and experts cultivated relationships that extend beyond geographical boundaries, forming the bedrock of future collaborations.
This profound experience illuminated the pivotal role of academic conferences in nurturing intellectual growth. It underscored the significance of collaborative efforts, highlighting that the true essence of scholarship lies in the collective pursuit of knowledge. As these scholars return, they bring with them not just certificates of participation, but a treasure trove of insights, a network of invaluable connections, and a renewed fervour for further exploration.
In the hallowed halls of the 7th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Quality of Life, these students didn’t just attend; they thrived, imbibing the essence of scholarly camaraderie and leaving an indelible mark on the academic sphere. This achievement is a testament to their dedication, and it heralds a promising future where their research illuminates the path toward a brighter, more enlightened world.