Transforming Education for the 21st century

A high-level webinar organised by PwC and Microsoft

Brought to you by PwC and Microsoft, in collaboration with:

Why does education need to embrace transformation? What is the relevance of education to industry, and how can education handle the increasingly rapid rate of technological change?

Date
2 July 2020

Time
9am till 11am

CPD
120 minutes

These are just some of the questions that were explored by thought leaders and stakeholders from PwC, Microsoft, MEDE, MUT, Malta Enterprise, the National Skills Council, other social partners and industry representatives. The event was targeted towards the education institutions and educators across both private and public learning organisations, and all participants were actively involved in the discussions through highly interactive surveys and QA sessions. 

The webinar provided exposure to technology complemented by practitioner best practice in the field of education. Given the knowledge sharing potential and technical nature of this session, the event contributed 120 mins of continuous professional development (CPD) time to all educators. 

 

Agenda

9 am Welcome & Introduction
  Experiences with remote learning and teaching from around the world during COVID – what did we learn about digital competencies in education?
  The role of education in ensuring lasting prosperity and economic development
  Panel Discussion and Q&A
  Digital Transformation in schools – the need for a holistic approach
  Flipped Classrooms: the experience from Germany
  A best practice example of a blended approach to learning
  Optimising workflows and improving the teaching and learning experience using digital tools
  Q&A Session
11 am Conclusion

Speaker lineup

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Dr Owen Bonnici
Minister for Education and Employment

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Ferdinand Stipberger
German National Teacher Prize Winner 2019

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Niclas Walter
Beedle

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Oliver Zofic
Microsoft, Central and Eastern Europe

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Melanie Schneider
Beedle

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Alexa Joyce
Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Nikolaus Conrad
Headstart Technology Ltd

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Ploutarchos Rigas
Microsoft Greece, Cyprus & Malta

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Grazio Grixti
Ministry for Education and Employment

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Darren Hemming
Cloud Design Box Ltd

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Barry Vorster
PwC, South Africa

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Lisa Pullicino
PwC, Malta

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Robert Debono
PwC's Academy, Malta

Alexa Joyce Microsoft, EMEA Future Ready Skills Lead

Pamela Mamo
PwC's Academy, Malta

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