24 December 2018, India:
Ed-tech startup Kidovators is organising a global forum to discuss and deliberate on the new age learning methodologies, spaces and environments across India.
The ‘Unconference 2019’ will facilitate a stage for global educators with futuristic vision from across the world to step ahead and share ideas to develop future human capital and inculcate 21st-century skills.
“Students entering the schools today start working after nearly 2 decades and will probably continue work till the 2070s. To thrive in a rapidly evolving and changing world, different skill set and education will be needed. World Economic Forum has also reported that Complex Problem Solving, Creativity, Critical Thinking to be Top 3 skills needed to thrive in the future. This is the need of the hour to shift from mundane education base and regular skill sets towards non-linear, creative and critical thinking based education and skills. ‘Future of Learning: Unconference’ will unveil a flurry of exciting thoughts and ideas around the best practices of 21st century education from some of the most respected educators from around the world. We expect that our initiative will bring a wave of futuristic transformation in the education system and will help in reframing the future skill sets,” said Priyadeep Sinha, Founder and CEO, Kidovators.
“We have a clarion call amongst us to prepare our children for an unpredictable future. ‘Future of Learning: Unconference’, is an excellent initiative and opportunity to discuss this burgeoning issues and come up with potential alternates to make a better future,” said Cecilia Carnefeldt, CEO & President of Kunskapsskolan Sweden & speaker at Unconference.
The event will be held on 11th January 2019 at JW Marriott Hotel, Bengaluru, Karnataka. ‘Future of Learning: Unconference’ will focus on building and proposing 21st Century Education Development Policies, Frameworks and Future of Learning in K-12 segment. Kidovators will also award and felicitate schools & educators, and student achievers under award category of ‘World 100 21st Century Education Awards’ and ’18 under 18 Awards’ respectively.
Kidovators was founded by Priyadeep Sinha and Sonali Gupta in 2011.
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