Conference Agenda

Day 1 - Feb 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Welcome Note By : Ms. Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Ltd.
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Inaugural Session: Building India as an EduEconomy by 2020
  • Finding the real purpose of Providing Education in our Economy and integrating educational system with our student's outcomes and employers needs.
  • How can we get education and the economy working together more effectively.
  • Turning the dream of Edueconomy into a reality.
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Session 1
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Panel Session 2: Learning Transformed: Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today.
  • Innovation in education is often focused on internal change management, but the last five years have seen an explosion of new school models and the future promises to see even more schools built from scratch across the country.
  • Featuring school leaders who are building new schools.
  • Focusing on how new schools or programs can act responsibly and intentionally while taking advantage of the freedom to be responsive in such a rapidly changing educational system.
12:30 PM - 13:15 PM Session 3: Leaving No Teacher Behind The Success Of Better Student Engagement Lies In Better Teacher Engagement
  • We might be sending kids to school in self-driven cars by 2025, but that doesn’t mean students will learn from Robots.
  • Teacher Preparation for Inclusion in Innovation is the Key.
  • Innovating at Scale and having a Nationwide Drive to empower the Educators.
  • Nationwide/global approach to have practices that will help our Educators to be agile, responsive
  • How can teachers be solving problems together, applying knowledge and discussing with others what will work best.
  • Interprofessional collaboration : Growing an Engaged Education Innovation Community through technology and taking Educational Innovation across borders to educators
  • Finding Comfort in Discomfort starts with the Head of School – How the Director or the Principal is challenging the current school reform
  • Achieving, maintaining, and evaluating the implementation of high academic expectations from ALL educators, in all settings, all of the time.
13:15 PM - 13:30 PM Keynote Session
14:30 PM - 15:00 PM Panel Session 5: Innovative Early Education: Early Learning
  • How can we think differently about the workforce that cares for and educates young children?
  • Micro-Schools and Beyond
15:00 PM - 15:45 PM Panel Session 6: Building Leadership and Innovation in K12 Education & Training
  • Changing the Light Bulb in K12 Education
  • The market drivers and outlook for international schools : Growth and partnership opportunities in the Indian market
  • The importance of school culture and how to grow a positive one
  • Innovation in education delivery.
  • How digital is your curriculum?
  • Managing professional capital – Maintaining the high calibre of skilled, qualified teachers and leaders
  • How to improve student outcomes whilst educating the whole child
  • Consumer Revenue Models for Delivering Learning Like "freemium" models, some to B2B models
  • Does Boarding Allows the Best Opportunity to Deliver a Blended Curriculum
15:45 PM - 16:00 PM Networking Tea
16:00 PM - 16:30 PM Panel session 8: Play It Forward: Sports & School Education
  • What happens when the larger than life world of sports collides with School education?
  • Is it possible to merge two billion-dollar industries for the greater good?
  • How Indian and global sports brands are investing in our student's futures through innovative partnerships to grow sports and increase access to quality education at the same time.
16:30 PM - 17:00 PM Panel session 9: Setting Up a Indian schools in International Markets
  • Taking Indian Schools outside India: A case for International Expansion
  • Building unique curriculum for Global Schools and yet maintaining the core of the Brand
  • Marketing strategy: Reaching out to the right target audience and
  • How is the international school market growing?
17:00 PM - 17:30 PM Panel Session 10: Mentoring & Coaching
Day 2 - Feb 14, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Session 1: Skill Learning 3.0
  • Role of Accredited and Non Accredited Training in Skill Development
  • Leveraging Emerging Technologies in Skills Training
  • L&D (Learning & Development) v/s L&T (Learning & Teaching)
  • Targeting the Mature Age Learning: how employers can build pipelines of new employees via internships and other methods to up-skill their tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session 2: 2018 Higher Education Horizon and Employability
What is on the five-year horizon for higher education institutions? Which trends and technology developments will drive Higher education change?
  • It's about Getting a Job – Not a Degree : Building strong linkages among educators, employers, and entrepreneurs
  • Industry demands new models for Colleges : How to make it happen together
  • Innovative Business Curriculum that serves New age HE needs
  • Succession Planning in Higher Education: Developing Leaders (Dean/ Principals) to make schools future Ready
  • Getting the Best Result from your Innovation centre and Entrepreneur in-Campus
  • Institutionalizing the Use of Open Educational Resources: Strategies and Tactics
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Session 3: The Funder's Dilemma
  • Funders question whether trade-offs between educational results and investment returns are required,
  • Are social outcomes and financial returns two sides of the same coin?
12:30 PM - 13:00 PM Session 4: Life-long learning and Life-long working The Success Of Better Student Engagement Lies In Better Teacher Engagement
  • Our economies need workers to re-educate themselves to gain new skills to support our fast-moving world. Essentially, the world needs us all to become students for life, constantly learning and constantly improving.
  • How lifelong working is now driving lifelong learning- What does this mean for the business focus of our education & skills training institutions
14:30 PM - 15:00 PM Session 5: One Size does not fit all: How to Scale up Personalized Learning 1. We are rapidly moving in a world of personalized services and the old Tailor model of mass production is getting thrown out of the window. So why can’t we have personalized learning as well. More importantly, given India’s need and correspondingly Indian Educational institutions need to scale up, how can we have personalized leaning at scale?
  • Effectively combining educators, educator-curated edtech& Student Needs
  • Learning with performance assessment Vs. State tests
  • How to integrate personalized employment pathways into a student's college experience.
2. How growth in institutions can come from capturing student data and employing automation strategies to enhance learning capabilities and improve student outcomes.
  • Modern Learning and Experiential Education : Meeting changing Student expectations as digital technology advances
14:30 PM - 15:00 PM Session 6: The Changing times of Tutoring Industry
15:00 PM - 15:25 PM Session 7: EdTech that Delivers in the Classroom Why Diversity is essential in edtech organizations?
  • Do Education change agents don’t acknowledge the drawbacks of current design thinking instruction?
  • Understanding why there is lack of confidence about teaching “Digital Literacy” in the classroom.
  • How can Edtech industry and education authorities work collaboratively to simplify Digital education ?
15:25 PM - 16:00 PM Session 8: Where Culture Meets Adventure: Making AI work for education sector: The collaboration of VR/AR/XR in Existing Education. From chatbots to adaptive learning learning systems, AI is changing the way students learn as well the way they interact with their campus.
  • Immersive learning will not focus on a single technology, but rather a convergence between VR, AR, and AI : The Latest Trends
  • Affordability of immersive computing: low-cost, self-contained with higher levels of interaction with possibility of deep social experiences.
  • How are new platforms empowering faculty and students as creators.
  • How our phones are becoming platforms to create and experience AR.
  • The business case for VR AR XR
16:00 PM - 16:30 PM Session 9: Making the Classroom Never-Ending with Edu-Tubers This session will bring Youtubers, "Edutubers", or "Edutainment" content creators, to share their tutorial knowledge and outcomes. This will be a time to form connections with other creators, potentially brainstorm collaborations, and to get to know the broader scope of online educational video creators.
  • Taking Indian Schools outside India: A case for International Expansion
  • Building unique curriculum for Global Schools and yet maintaining the core of the Brand
  • Marketing strategy: Reaching out to the right target audience and
  • How is the international school market growing?
16:30 PM - 17:00 PM Session 10: Philanthropy 2.0 for Empowering Education
  • Leave No Child Offline
  • Bringing World Class Partnerships to Small city and Rural Schools