Thursday, July 05, 2018

cfp: From Transmissive to Transformative Pedagogies

There is a call for proposals for a conference taking place 15-17 November 2018 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India: From Transmissive to Transformative Pedagogies: Digital Technologies for Fostering 21st Century Competencies (TECH2018) (TECH = Transforming Education Conference for Humanity). The proposal deadline is 1st August 2018. The conference "aims to showcase the role of games and digital learning in enabling a shift from “transmissive pedagogies” to “transformative pedagogies” to create peaceful and sustainable societies."
It is organised by the UNESCO MGIEP: The Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), which "is UNESCO’s category 1 Research Institute that focuses on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 towards education for building peaceful and sustainable societies across the world. In line with its vision of ‘Transforming Education for Humanity’, the Institute employs the whole-brain approach to education, with programmes that are designed to mainstream Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in education systems, innovate digital pedagogies and to put youth as global citizens at the centre of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development." The themes are:
Theme 1: Transformative Gaming and Digital Pedagogies for SEL
Theme 2: Beyond Four Walls of the Classroom
Theme 3: Transformative Gaming and Digital Pedagogiesfor STEM+
Theme 4: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Education
Theme 5: The Institutional Framework for Application of Digital Technologies in Education: Towards Surveillance or Collaborative Intelligence?
Further Details: Conference Website:
Application Form:
Photo by Sheila Webber: Brighton, July 2018

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