Education-2035: What, How, and Whom to Teach? Expert Discussion of the Valdai Discussion Club and RVC

31.05.2017 18:00 Gagarinskaya ul. 3, Golden Hall of the Small Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia
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On May 31, 2017, the Valdai Discussion Club and RVC will hold an Expert Discussion, titled " Education-2035: What, Whom, and How to Teach?"

The development of society, its receptivity to progress is determined by the quality of education - it was in all times. However, in the coming decades, the importance of this factor increases even more. Global competition unfolds primarily for the ability to produce a complex, high-tech, intelligent product. The success in this competition is determined by the level of education. How should it be to meet the challenges of the mid-21st century? In particular, how to combine the universalism of the acquired knowledge with the focused and deep specialization that is necessary with the current complexity of science?

Moderator:

Fyodor Lukyanov, Research Director of the Valdai Discussion Club, editor in chief of Russia in Global Affairs journal.

Speakers:

• Veljko Vujacic, First Vice-Rector of the European University

• Mikhail Sokolov, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, European University

• Daniil Alexandrov, Deputy Director of the National Research University Higher School of Economics St Petersburg branch

• Ruslan Yunusov, Director General of the Russian Quantum Center

• Vitaly Fridland, VP at Fujitsu Technology Solutions

• Ilya Kurmyshev, Head of the RVC Media and Communities Development Division

• Oleg Malsagov, aide to the Rector of ITMO University for development

Time: 18:00-20:00

Venue: Gagarinskaya ul. 3, Golden Hall of the Small Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Working languages: Russian, English