Indian education delegation meets global industry experts and policymakers in London, discusses means of enhancing quality of education
NEW DELHI, 31, March 2022: FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education (FICCI ARISE) mounted a 60 plus member high-powered delegation of top educationists and policy makers to London, UK to participate in two of the leading and most sought-after global platforms – BETT and Learnit; and visit prestigious educational institutions like the University of Cambridge, UK and King’s College London.
This visit provided the Indian delegates tremendous exposure to the latest technologies that exist in the space of education, and also offered an excellent opportunity to connect with the global education community. The curated engagements in terms of B2Bs and thought leadership sessions provided the delegates a chance to work towards improving and enhancing the quality of education being delivered in the classrooms; reimagine new paradigms that would create pathways for school education to focus on creating capabilities powered by inclusivity, inquiry and innovation. Through this delegation, FICCI ARISE provided global exposure and a platform for indigenous ed-tech companies, by giving them an opportunity to reach out to the international market space.
Mr Shishir Jaipuria, Chairman, FICCI ARISE & Chairman, Seth Anandram Jaipuria Group of Educational Instituions shared “Learners of today are vastly different from those born in the 20th century. Today’s learners are multi-taskers, inventive and disruptors. Educators, therefore, have to adopt ways of learning tailored to the learners of tomorrow. Through mobilizing this visit to London, UK, we at FICCI ARISE, are acting as a facilitator to explore global partnerships, improve and enhance the quality and delivery of education and exposure to latest technologies”.
Some of the eminent dignitaries who joined this delegation include Mr. Kanwar Pal, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of Haryana; Dr. Mahavir Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Haryana; Dr. Antriksh Johri, Director (IT), CBSE; Mr. Manoj Kumar Srivastava, Director (Professional Examinations), CBSE; Mr. Shanavas C, Principal Director – Education, Government of Nagaland; along with senior leaders from the independent school sector.
About FICCI ARISE:
FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education (ARISE) is a collegium of stakeholders who represent different facets of School Education. Members include several high quality and reputed independent schools from across the country, eminent educators, foundations, civil society representatives, think tanks and technical experts. Fundamental vision of FICCI ARISE is to become a catalyst in government and private efforts for raising the quality of learning outcomes across schools and to ensure that no child is left behind.
Learnit’s mission is to create a better world by catalysing change in education globally. We believe that by uniting the global learning community and leading an intellectually honest conversation about the current state and future of learning, we can revolutionise education, and ultimately change the world. Learnit’s conversation is open and honest. It’s a conversation about how to give everyone, regardless of age, ethnicity or wealth, the opportunity to reach their greatest potential in a rapidly evolving world. Learnit’s community is disruptive, brave, international and senior. It is untethered by legacy, politics or geography. Our community includes government, K-12 and higher ed leaders as well as tech companies, investors and startups.
London is home to BETT’S flagship event which is truly international with visitors from 120+ countries. Over three days they have 400+ leading EdTech Solution Providers, 90+ CPD content sessions, 300+ inspiring speakers, coordinated business meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.Its international audience has grown rapidly with the previous summit events held in the UAE, Asia and Latin America focusing specifically on education leadership and high-level networking, while Brazil’s large expo and conference has wide appeal across the education spectrum.