Digitalisation is ever growing and will inevitably affect all sectors. Yet we still struggle to understand the extent of it and few are fully prepared for it: there is a change in the nature of the race between man and the machine, and the machine is running faster. The challenge of education in a digital world commands us to open education as widely as possible to include all, through flexible pathways and innovative thinking in order to enable all to adapt to yet unknown developments. How can lifelong learning answer these challenges in order to ensure universal access to digital education? Check out the programme and register now!
<THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX>
Our Conference is meant to help you find answers, question trends, and inspire you… To reach this goal, we have organised a round of talks with eminent experts in each field, to think outside the box in seeking answers to this burning topics!
Preparing citizens for digital democracy. A discussion with Dr. Leo Pekkala on media literacy and critical thinking. Leo Pekkala works as the Deputy Director of the National Audiovisual Institute of Finland (KAVI) and as the Head of its Department for Media Education and Audiovisual Media (MEKU), a government authority under the Ministry of Education and Culture.
Open & blended learning: Facts and challenges. A discussion with Mart Laanpere on the effects of e-learning on inclusion. Mart Laanpere is Senior Researcher in the Centre for Educational Technology at Tallinn University, Institute of Digital Technologies and co-founder of the Centre for Educational Technology. Mart is a member of the steering group of the Estonian Strategy of Lifelong Learning 2014 – 2020.
Pedagogical innovation through digitalisation. A discussion with Prof. Pasquale Policastro on the transformation of cognitive systems. Pasquale Policastro is professor of Constitutional and European Law at the University of Szczecin. His research interest has brought him to explore the effects of the process on individual and social learning, as well as of international, intercultural and intergenerational patterns of interdependent activity, namely within the Great Green Wall project.
Who’s in, who’s out? 8 profiles of digital inequalities. A discussion on digital Inclusion with Ilse Mariën. Ilse Mariën is working as a senior researcher at imec-SMIT, a research centre attached to the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). This session will explain what are the main determinants of digital inequalities and how these relate to social inequalities. Specific emphasis will be given to the potential role of education for sustainable e-inclusion solutions.