Disruptive Innovations in Education

Event Details
  • June 8th, Thursday, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Pinnacle 1 and 2
Aarti Mohan

Aarti Mohan

Co-founder and Principal, Knowledge Sattva Media and Consulting Pvt. Ltd

Session Description

Technology is revolutionizing various industries across the world ranging from finance (fintech) to agriculture (agtech). The potential is vast for technological innovations to modernize the ways in which knowledge is delivered and disseminated as evident in in the rise of edtech globally. What are some of the notable innovations in the education space? How should technology be harnessed to enhance learning experience? This panel seeks to address these from an Asian perspective.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Technology should be used to achieve clear learning outcomes in a way that complements the existing system and teachers. Otherwise, it can be a distraction in the classroom.
  2. Technology could significantly enhance data analysis for decision-making – this can help teachers focus on teaching, school heads and ecosystem players get a real picture of gaps and areas for improvement.
  3. Linguistic and contextual understanding in edtech for it to be effective.
  4. Open collaborative platforms could bridge the gap in learning experience across geographical and social boundaries as they allow teachers and students to access resources and facilitate peer learning.

Speakers

  • Janine Teo

    Janine Teo

    Chief Executive Officer Solve Education!

  • Sandeep Aneja

    Sandeep Aneja

    Managing Partner Kaizen Private Equity

  • Zhang Weina

    Zhang Weina

    Research Director Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy

  • Sunit Shrestha

    Sunit Shrestha

    Founder and Managing Director Changefusion

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