The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic caused severe disruptions in the education sector and heavily affected teachers, students and parents alike. School closures and the move to full home-based learning globally had far-reaching effects on the teaching & learning environment, ranging from challenges linked to curriculum development & delivery, access to technology to the lack of social engagement etc.
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The 15th ASEF Classroom Network Conference (#ASEFClassNet15) took place from 25-29 November 2019 in Tokyo, Japan with the theme “Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and AI: The Role and Readiness of Teachers”. The conference is co-organise in collaboration with Sophia University, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology – Japan and the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), with support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Development Education Association & Resource Center (DEAR) , Ochanomizu University Senior High School and The Open University.
The conference gathered over 100 participants, including secondary, high and vocational schools teachers, policy-makers, scholars, pedagogical experts, education and EdTech leaders. The conference promoted a deeper discussion on ESD and provided a brief introduction on emerging AI technologies in education. It facilitated a robust action-oriented dialogue on ESD, AI, and the role and readiness of teachers by providing a multi stakeholder platform for secondary/high schools and vocational school teachers, researchers, policy makers and EdTech leaders. Clickhere to know more about the 15th ASEF Classroom Network Conference.
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