Research Interest

  • Education Policy and Planning, Quality and Relevance of Technical Vocational Education (TVE) in Lao PDR


  • Doctoral of Philosophy , Kobe University, Japan [Expected](Mar. 2016)
  • Master in Sustainable development, ChiangMai University. Thailand(Jan. 2012)
  • Bachelor of Education , National University of Laos (Sep. 2004)


  • Head of Research Division of Scientific Research and Service Office, Champasak University, Lao PDR (Jan. 2012-Feb. 2013)
  • Academic Official of Planning Division, Office of Planning and Cooperation, Champasak University, Lao PDR (Feb.2008-May.09)
  • Lecturer at Champasak University, Lao PDR (Nov. 2004-Feb.2008)


  • Sengsouliya, C. (2011). Re-territorialization and Local Villagers’ Responses: Changes Livelihood Strategies of Suayin Rubber Growing Areas, Champasack Province, Lao PDR. ChiangMai University, Thailand.

Academic Associations

  • Japan Comparative Education Society(JCES)

Academic Conference Presentation

  • Sengsouliya, C. “An Analysis of Technical Vocational Colleges and Labor Market in Lao PDR”, Proposal presented at Japan Comparative Education Society’s 49th Annual Conference, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, July, 2013. (E)
  • Sengsouliya, C. “An Analysis of Technical Vocational Education and Training in Lao PDR”, Proposal presented at International Education Development Forum 2013,Hiroshima University, Japan, December, 2013.(E)
  • Sengsouliya,C. “Changes Livelihood Strategies of Suay in Rubber Growing Areas, Champasack Province, Lao PDR”, Paper presented at International Conference on ASEAN: Social, Cultural, and Economic Dimension, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Mahasarakam University, Thailand, August, 2011.( E)

Language/ Skills

  • Lao – Native, Thai – Fair, Japanese Basic, English (Fair),
  • STATA, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power point

Message to Potential Candidates to Ogawa Seminar:

I am Sengsouliya from Champasak, University, Laos. I got scholarship from ADB. I would like to share some of my experience during the staying in Kobe. I found that Kobe University international program is that which make the shape of Higher Education. Particularly, Special lecture’ Professors in Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies are highly experienced it’s a better opportunity to learn from them. Provision of reading materials and library access is easy and can get lots of information regarding ours for studies. Different nationalities study together in same class that gives me to share different culture and different styles of learning methods. Particularly, To open mind open worldwide then to get an important things and useful information sharing experience, contributing to debates on critical issues and challenging seminar.