Education-2035: What, How, and Whom to Teach? Expert Discussion of the Valdai Discussion Club and RVC
Gagarinskaya ul. 3, Golden Hall of the Small Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

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?


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


• 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