Key Educators Set to Gather for Asia's Most Important Education Event

2017-11-01 10:00

SINGAPORE, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As we move into the digital age economy, the importance of educating the next generation with the right skillsets to prepare them for tomorrow's workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. But are educators prepared and trained with the updated skills to impart the relevant skills to their students to help them meet the challenges of real life?

At the 2nd annual EduTECH Asia, organized by Terrapinn Pte Ltd, over 2000 education leaders, professionals and industry players will come together to share their insights on the future of education in the region, covering developments across K-12, tertiary, early childhood, special education needs and vocational education, education policy, school business management and IT.

Kickstarting the keynote plenary on 9th November (Day 2), Mary Cheriyan, Deputy Principal, Centre for Pedagogical Research and Learning and Community Engagement, Raffles Girl's School, Singapore will share about developing the professional teacher, ensuring that educators are imparted with the latest in pedagogical and technical knowledge in order to meet their learner's needs. Building on this, Chris Carter, Teach Coach and teacher, Concordia International Shanghai, Paul Herring, Thought Leader in IT, St Peters Lutheran College, John Goh, Principal, Merrylands East Public School, Thomas Steele-Maley, Global Lead: Research, Design & Transformation, GEMS Education and Noan Fesnoux, Green Studies Projects Coordinator, Green School Bali will discuss the increasing importance of Applied Learning, as well as how to make lessons more in tune with real life.

With the drive for excellence across the education sector inevitably lead to increased costs and schools fees, EduTECH Asia are also excited to be welcoming Yi Xian Ng, Executive Director, EtonHouse International Education Group who will their journey into affordable education and what the future holds.

Across 12 theatres of content and a 60-stand exhibition, delegates and visitors will be given access to unprecedented insights with the power to transform their education delivery, with presentations from over 200 senior educators including Mr Adrian Lim, Director, Digital Participation and Foresight Division (Digital Readiness Cluster), Infocomm and Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Mr Bryan Alexander, Futurist and founder, Bryan Alexander Consulting and technology providers like HP Inc, McGraw-Hill Education, SEQTA, Synergetic, Cyberhound, Ruckus Wireless, AV Media, AV Science, Epson, MasterCard and more.

The free-to-attend exhibition will feature a variety of exciting activities including the IMDA Digital Makerspaceshowcasing projects by schools, the Start-up theatre where some of the most-exciting edtech start-ups will pitch their disruptive ideas, the #teachtechtalks with case studies delivered for educators by educators on how they are using technology in their classrooms and schools, and the Tech Showcase where the latest cutting-edge edtech innovations will be showcased by leading industry players including HP Inc, McGraw-Hill Education, SEQTA, Synergetic, Cyberhound, Ruckus Wireless, Mastercard, AV Media, AV Science, Epson and more.

The exhibition will also feature an AR/VR Zone that demonstrates how this emerging technologies is being used in vocational education, a Robotics Pavilion which provides mini robotics and coding workshops and where the 5th Singapore National CoSpace and RoboMaker Challenges 2017 will take place and a Start-Up Showcase Zone, featuring disruptive edtech innovation brought by 20+ edtech start-ups.

EduTECH Asia

Date: 8 - 9 November 2017
Conference opening hours: 08:40 - 18:10
Exhibition opening hours: 10:00 - 18:00
Halls 403 - 405, Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore

Registration for the free expo pass can be done:

About Terrapinn

Terrapinn is an international events media business with 30 years of experience developing best in class conferences and exhibitions across a wide range of key industry verticals. With offices in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and Johannesburg, Terrapinn events provide a global reach and a truly international perspective.

Note: Press registration for the conference is compulsory and advance scheduling for speaker/sponsor interviews is recommended. Final issuance of press passes is subjected to Terrapinn's discretion.  For your press pass, please contact the following:

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