EduVision 2020

eduVision 2020, 1st edition: Bucharest

eduVision 2020 – shaping the vision of education

Bucharest, 12.09.2011eduVision 2020, the most important event for eLearning and education development in Eastern Europe, will be organized on the 16th-17th of September 2011 in the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest, Romania, by Agora Group and SIVECO Romania, with the support of the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports, of the Ministry of Communications and the Information Society and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

eduVision 2020 conference aims to present the newest trends in education and eLearning, to define the best practices on using IT&C for education and to create a common vision for the future of education worldwide. eduVision 2020, through the yearly conference and expo and through the initiative website, is meant to be a platform for sharing best experiences, showing significant case studies, debating and commenting different initiatives and finding paths for a better future in education.

 

“In order to open the gate to a better future for our children, we all are responsible to work together to develop the Information Society by offering access to quality education, fast transfer of knowledge and competencies, to bring innovation in the classroom, to develop a more competitive output, along with a more efficient resource allocation and to empower all the citizens to partake to the development of the society. We believe that eLearning is the right answer to the challenges of the FUTURE”, says Irina Socol, President & CEO SIVECO Romania.

 

Romulus Maier, Managing Partner Agora Group, adds: “Technology is exponentially evolving. It’s not easy to find out what would imply the use of different tools on long term, what are the most suited forms of use and what metrics to use. There is no question, our civilization is build on teaching and education. But as far as the technology and education tools are developing the educational system, the teachers and educators have to adapt themselves. eduVision 2020 is an initiative which aspires to get togheter the most authorized voices, from different geographies and cultures, in order to shape a vision for the education of the next decades”.

 

The first edition of eduVision 2020 welcomes representatives of the European Comission, Education Ministries from more than 25 countries from Europe, Middle East, Africa and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Members of Embassies and Consulate Representancies in Romania, Executive management of MECTS, MAE and MCSI, decision makers and decision influencers from the Romanian educational system, professors and teachers from High Schools and Universities, NGO’s and International and Romanian Mass Media.