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Asia Education Duty of Care Conference


Founded in 2017, the Asia Education Duty of Care Conference (AEDOC) is organised by the International SOS Foundation for the education sector, including international schools, colleges and universities.

The conference aims to provide practical takeaways and insightful discussions amongst Trip Leaders, Campus Health & Safety Officers, Office of Student Life & Exchange Programmes management, School Nurses, and others, to better manage the health and security risks for students, staff and faculty in volatile and uncertain world.

Key topics covered include campus health and safety, mental health and travel risk management for students, staff and faculty.

In 2023, the AEDOC took place on 11 October in Kuala Lumpur. The conference provided practical takeaways and insightful discussions for the education sector surrounding this year's theme: Knowledge · Resilience · Sustainability

About AEDOC 2023: Knowledge · Resilience · Sustainability

The International SOS Foundation organised its annual Asia Education Duty of Care Conference (AEDOC), which took place in Kuala Lumpur on 11 October 2023. The conference drew delegations from international schools across Asia Pacific, and was graced by YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr Norzaini Bt. Azman, the Deputy Director of Higher Education (Academic and Research Management), Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. The conference, themed ‘Knowledge, Resilience & Sustainability’, provided participating school heads, trip leaders and risk management teams looking to improve the safety and health of their students with a platform to exchange insights and gain practical takeaways.


Every year, the conference hones in on a key theme that addresses the current challenges in the education sector:


2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Knowledge · Resilience · Sustainability


2022 | Singapore & Kuala Lumpur - Augmenting Resiliency in Schools


2019 | Manila, Philippines - Educate Today, Resilient Tomorrow 

2018 | Bangkok, Thailand - Safeguarding Tomorrow's Future


2017 | Singapore - Protecting Students Beyond Borders