Call for Participation
Innovative Practices in Higher Education Expo 2014 (I-PHEX 2014)
Jointly organised by CEE, UTMLead, AKEPT & SEEM
Date : 22nd May 2014 (9.00 am 04.00 pm)
Venue : Cluster Building T02, Atrium Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor Bahru
Tea Break : Seminar Hall Al-Dinawari (Foyer FBME)
RM 400 (USD 200)

Innovative Practices in Higher Education Expo 2014 (I-PHEX 2014) is a platform to showcase innovative practices that can be shared and emulated among academics in higher education worldwide. The purpose of the exhibition is to recognise and award efforts to improve higher education. I-PHEX 2014 is organised by the UTM Centre for Engineering Education (CEE) in collaboration with the Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) under the Ministry of Education Malaysia, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), the Society for Engineering Education (SEEM), the Institution of Engineers Malaysia, UTM Academic Leadership (UTMLead) and . This prestiguos and pioneering award will be given by AKEPT. Special awards from IFEES and SEEM for entries under engineering education will also be available.  Academics from all over the world are invited to submit a 300 word abstract together with the registration form from the website


Due date for submission is  April 1, 2014.
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Objectives of I-PHEX 2014

  • Showcase innovative practices in Higher Education to generate ideas and share experience in improving the quality of graduates
  • Encourage and recognize innovative practices among educators in institute of higher learning
  • Identify and strengthen leadership among academic staff in disseminating good innovative practices in Higher Education
  • To promote networking and strategic cooperation related to innovative Practices between institute of higher learning.

Participants may choose only one category.

  • Innovative Teaching & Learning Practice
  • Curriculum Innovation
  • Innovative Assessment
  • Teaching and Learning Resources (with or without Technology)
  • Innovative Student Supervision (Undergraduate or Postgraduate)
  • Multidisciplinary Learning (e.g.: co-curriculum, service learning, etc.)
  • Special Academic Support Programs
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Others

Judging Criteria

  • Novelty and inventiveness
  • Practicality
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Efforts
  • Presentation
  • Academic Recognition
  • Commercial Potentialities
  • Source of Reference 

There will be a gold, silver and bronze medals for each category provided the total score exceeds 50%. Special awards will be given based on the judges recommendations. The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies and the Society for Engineering Education, Malaysia will be giving a special award for innovations in Engineering Education.

Each entry is subjected to a registration fee of RM400 for Malaysian or USD200 for international participants. A 300 word abstract together with the registration form that can be downloaded from the website should be submitted to:
Faizah Jaffri ( or Amirah Dayana Azlan (
Centre for Engineering Education
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 Skudai
Johor, Malaysia