Digital Education: Creating the Next Generation Society

Date: 19 May 2021
May 19th, 2021, 5:00 PM (KGT, GMT +6)
 
Speaker
Dr. Ineta Kristovska, Head of Administration at the Ministry of Education and Science, the Republic of Latvia.

Abstract
The 21st century key competences, such as problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, learning to learn, digital and media literacy, civic responsibility, and personal cultural expression, clearly point to the need for strong individuals.
With regard to digital competence, it requires new knowledge which is evidently possessed by the younger generation. The problem of an aging population is a Europe-wide problem. Therefore, the development of a clear and effective direction for digitalization is one of the most important keys to a modern and quality education in Europe and the world at large.

About the Speaker
Dr. Ineta Kristovska is the Head of Administration at the Ministry of Education and Science, the Republic of Latvia, Assoc. Professor, RISEBA University, expert on Distance Education, member of the Board of Distance Education Centre of Latvia. She is also a former Vice–Rector, and Member of Association of University Professors of Latvia.
Her research areas include Change Management, Education Management, Distance Education, and Education Export.
Dr. Ineta Kristovska is the author of more than 30 scientific articles, study materials, leader of more than 20 international projects, guest lecturer in HEIs in Europe and CIS countries. 

Moderator 
Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at the University of Central Asia.

Format
This lecture will be conducted on Wednesday, May 19, 5:00 PM (KGT, GMT +6) | 4:00 PM (TJT, GMT+5), via Zoom (Passcode: 482073) and Facebook Live.

If you do not already have Zoom installed on your computer, visit: https://zoom.us/freesignup

Language
The online lecture will be in English with simultaneous Russian translation.

Past online lectures are available on the University of Central Asia's YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/ucentralasia 

Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees.

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