Education for the Future

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What should schools look like to drive the economy and society forward

What are the knowledge and skills that will prepare happy young people? What should education look like to make students confident individuals capable of critical thinking and active members of their communities. These are the questions that the Education for the Future conference will help to find the answers to.

Focus in the agenda:
The new requirements for education - what should the education look like to prepare students for the future
John Mighton, a mathematician at the University of Toronto and the creator of the training system JUMP Math, will talk about new teaching methods and how mathematics can be available for each student.
Jaana Palojärvi, Director "International Relations" at the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland will tell what makes Finnish education system one of the most successful in the world.
Executive Director of "Teach For Bulgaria" Evgenia Peeva will talk about the important role of the teachers for quality education for every child.
Yavor Djonev, co-founder of Sirma Group Holding, will explain what kind of skills are needed the most thriving industry IT business.
Vera Petkanchin from Junior Achievement Bulgaria will present a good example of the relationship between education and business - the "Green Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development", developed in partnership with Junior Achievement Norway.

When and where:
April 7, Sofia Hotel Balkan

Representatives of businesses – managers and HR experts, the education sector, NGOs

Participation fee: 15.4 euro excl. 20% VAT

Deadline for registration: April 6