International perspectives on education – the role of education in the future

Vorankuendigung-Edu-Conf 2013 250

Details: New technologies, lifelong learning, globalisation – how will we provide education in the future? What will innovative teaching look like? After a keynote speech of Prof. Barbara Ischinger and an overview of the educational situation in different countries, a number of international experts will present their experiences and discuss their points of view. The presentations and the following discussion will concentrate on the skills needed for tomorrow's world economy.

 

Date: Wednesday, 9 October 2013, Conference Room Europa (Hall 4.0 at the Frankfurt Book Fair)
When: 1 pm to 5.00 pm
Conference language: English

Target group: trade visitors, education experts, publishers, teachers, academics
Programme:

Wednesday, 09th October 2013
1:00 pm Greeting
» Karin Plötz, Director LitCam, Germany

Keynote
OECD Skills Outlook
» Prof. Dr. Barbara Ischinger, Director, Directorate for Education, OECD, France

2:00 pm Presentation
How do we recognize, evaluate and reward the right skills
» Christine Hentschel, Head of Learning and Education, PriceWaterhouseCoopers AG, Germany

2:20 pm Presentation
How interactive e-books and open courses change our way we learn
» Dr. Volker Zimmermann, Member of the board, IMC AG

2:40 pm Presentation
Innovative approaches to effective learning at the workplace
» Ricardo Prado Schneider, CEO, Mobile Brain, Brazil

In many countries, like Brazil, there is a dramatic shortage of qualified labor, with a grim future perspective due to educational deficiencies. How can employers provide the necessary training and lacking background, while still maintaining productivity? The solution: mobile learning. Mobile Brain presents how neuroscience, technology and innovation can be used to achieve theses purposes.

3:00 pm Panel discussion
What skills do we need to develop for tomorrow's world?
» Prof. Dr. Barbara Ischinger, Director, Directorate for Education, OECD, France
» Christine Hentschel, Head of Learning and Education, PriceWaterhouseCoopers AG, Germany
» Martti Raevaara, VP of Academic Affairs, Aalto University, Finland
» Dr. Volker Zimmermann, IM C AG, Germany
» Ricardo Prado Schneider, mobilebrain, Brasil

Moderator: Thea Payome, publisher and chief-editor checkpoint Elearning. com

4:15 pm Coffee reception and opportunity exchange of ideas
4:30 pm Visit to the "Classroom of the Future", guided tour for conference attendees

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