Date: 21 September 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 10am to 8.30pm
Venue: GEMS World Academy (Singapore)
GEMS World Academy (Singapore), The Embassy of Finland, SuomiFinland100 Singapore Association and City of Helsinki present:
A full day education and EduTech seminar focused on phenomenon-based teaching and learning, using the natural curiosity of children to learn in a holistic and authentic context.
This unique seminar will deliberate the “soft skills”, 21st century skills like critical thinking, creativity and communication.
We will discuss encouraging an entrepreneurial mindset and digital solutions as tools for educating our students and developing their skills for the jobs of the future.
This seminar will explore the Future of Education and more specifically education in Finland and Singapore, two education superpowers.
On the occasion of Finland’s centenary of independence, one of the common challenges for both Singapore and Finland is how to future-proof our children through education.
This event is perfect for educators (K-12), teacher-training institutions, Ministry of Education, interested government departments and anyone with an interest or a passion for education.
|10am||Registration and Refreshments|
|11am – 1pm||Module 1: Finland and Singapore – Two Super Powers in Education|
|1pm||Lunch at the School Canteen & Expo|
|2.30pm – 6pm||Module 2: Practical Solutions for Bringing up Lifelong Learners
Learning Cafe with City of Helsinki Nominated Start-ups
|6.30pm – 8.30pm||Module 3: Networking – GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Distinguished Speaker Series, in partnership with Finland100|
GEMS World Academy (Singapore), The Embassy of Finland, SuomiFinland100 Singapore Association and City of Helsinki are extremely excited to be bringing in some of the most international renowned experts in their respective fields to the Designing Future Education 2017 seminar & expo.
We are delighted to have them all on our stage to further explore and discuss the Future of Education and more specifically education in Finland and Singapore, two superpowers in education.