NUR-SULTAN – This year, the fourth Intercontinental Forum of Academic Systems in Nur-Sultan held two important periods to handle issues relevant to human cash development and the electronic agenda in education and learning.
The EdTech Discussion board was held on June 27-29. The vital theme of the discussion board was M.E.T.A. (Mobility. Edutainment. Technology. Action.).
In the course of the session committed to the investments in education, Minister of Science and Increased Training Sayasat Nurbek said that it is necessary for universities to develop digitalization and instructional technologies, and collaborate with significant intercontinental companions.
“In our nation, I think the greater academic establishments are struggling with 3 major troubles,” reported Nurbek. “First, we see an elevated competition… We see major platforms like Coursera delivering educational products and services on the marketplace. The significant techs like Google, and Microsoft have joined this race. In the previous, we experienced an education which was qualified, licensed and it was typically furnished through universities or vocational educational institutions. Now we see that other non-classical educational facilities have joined that race.”
2nd, increased schooling faces the limits of infrastructure. While the huge tech businesses supply casual educational chances for millions of persons, universities now can enroll only a specific amount of people. The pandemic has been a catalyzer of this trend.
The landscape of the labor market place is speedily altering. This triggers a actual obstacle for academic institutions. To near the gap among industries and academia, there is a require to build versatile curricula and applications.
The minister also supports the promotion of academic autonomy. He advisable utilizing self-regulating universities that can adapt to the switching workforce landscape and discover alternatives rapidly.
The opening of prestigious college branches next the College of Arizona and the initially British College campus in Kazakhstan of De Montfort University will improve competitors in training.
Strategic advisor and community support reformer Jonathan Slater emphasised that a combination of literacy, numeracy, and digital competencies is essential for bettering the schooling system.
“We have performed an examination in England that seems at the mathematical capabilities of younger people and compares how considerably income they receive on the basis of how well they did in mathematics at university. There is a solid correlation. The greater you do at mathematics, the additional financial opportunity you have as an individual,” mentioned Slater.
The fundamental numeracy of all younger men and women has develop into a essential part of the reform in the United Kingdom in the last 20 a long time.
In regard to employment, basic electronic abilities are important for employers but much more than that, they have to have gentle techniques. “They want creativity. They want teamwork. They want individuals who listen to every single other. They want men and women who are kind to every single other and can operate collectively,” Slater mentioned.
The key difference concerning a human staying and a machine is the capacity to empathize, added Slater.
The influence of technologies and innovations on the finding out course of action was on the agenda of the Mobility. Edutainment. Engineering. Action session.
According to CEO of the AIFC’s Bureau for Continuing Expert Development (BCPD), TechWoman Elmira Obry, the formats, and possibilities of understanding are getting to be virtually limitless with the assistance of new systems. The digital agenda expands the boundaries for creativity and brings new options to improve training.
Kazakhstan’s robotics really should grow to be just one of the manufacturers of the country in the upcoming, reported Director of Robotics School Sanzhar Shalkarbekov. Gifted young children will add to this. The excellent of instruction is essential to employ this initiative. Teachers who are genuinely fascinated in this course need to also be associated in the understanding method.
The Robotics School has been now operating on methodological materials that will be distributed to rural spots. The textbooks will assistance academics to add robotics lessons to the educational course of action.
Director of Bilim Media Group Rauan Kenzhekhanuly spoke about the importance of instruction gifted experts with the support of new technologies.
Kenzhekhanuly is a person of the founders of the EdTech field in Kazakhstan. His company was at first involved in the informatization of training. When the company was established 10 yrs ago, there was no concept of EdTech at all.
“Our job was fairly basic. We helped lecturers to combine new technologies into instructional material. Now, we have a staff of more than 200 individuals, and our projects are offered in educational institutions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan,” said Kenzhekhanuly.
The skilled noted that the Kazakh legislation does not yet comprise the notion of distance mastering. There are no needs for either platforms or written content. This challenge need to also be dealt with. The material, methodology, and educational course of action continue to be the most crucial issue.