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GEN Conference 1.0: A Gateway to 21st Century Education

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Gen Conference 1.0

GEN Conference 1.0: A Gateway to 21st Century Education

In an era where the digital revolution shapes our lives, the education sector is not far behind in embracing technological advancements to foster a modern, progressive learning environment. The GEN Conference 1.0, organized by Neema Academy, AdChange Nepal, and the GeoGebra Network of Nepal, stands as a monumental step towards this transformation. Scheduled for February 15 and 16, 2024, at the Hunch Complex in Kathmandu, this event promises to be a cornerstone for educators, aiming to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the 21st century.

Empowering Educators and Students with Modern Skills

The focus of the GEN Conference 1.0 is clear: to pave the way for 'Digital Education for Progressive Education of the 21st Century.' This initiative recognizes the urgent need to prepare students with competencies that match the demands of our time. The conference plans to address this through:

  • Expert-Led Presentations: Participants will have the opportunity to absorb insights from subject matter experts across four thematic areas, enriching their understanding and approach towards modern education.
  • Workshops and Paper Presentations: With 13 interactive workshops and 36 paper presentations, the event is designed to offer practical, hands-on experiences. These sessions cover a range of topics from meditation pedagogy and gamification to project-based learning, aiming to enhance classroom effectiveness and student engagement.

Keynote Speakers

The conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers such as Ong D Jean from Mahidol University, Thailand, and Assistant Professors Rajendra Kunwar and Jeevan Khadka from Tribhuvan University and Nepal Open University, respectively. Their expertise will shed light on innovative teaching methodologies and leadership in educational transformation.

For Whom Is This Conference?

While the primary audience for this event includes teachers of mathematics, computer science, and science, the doors are open to anyone passionate about or involved in education. This inclusivity underscores the conference's goal to foster a community-wide approach to educational reform.

Workshops Designed for Impact

  • Meditation Pedagogy and Gamification: Learn to integrate meditation into teaching practices and use gaming mechanics to enhance learning and classroom management.
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL): Gain insights into creating and executing projects that provide real-world learning experiences.
  • Development and Usage of Rubrics: Explore how to develop and apply rubrics for effective assessment.

Specialized Sessions for Enhanced Learning

  • Integrated Learning for Early Years: Focuses on developing integrated lesson plans for young learners.
  • GeoGebra Workshops: Offers both introductory and advanced sessions on using GeoGebra software to teach mathematics more effectively.
  • Coding and Robotics for Teachers: Designed to introduce educators to programming and robotics, enhancing their tech-savvy teaching skills.

A Comprehensive Approach to Education

The GEN Conference 1.0 is more than just an event; it's a movement towards integrating digital learning tools, innovative pedagogies, and leadership principles in education. By addressing themes like leadership in progressive schools, digital learning practices, and curriculum and instructional practices, the conference aims to build a foundation for a future-ready education system.

For educators, policymakers, and anyone interested in the future of education, the GEN Conference 1.0 offers a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge ideas and practices. It's a call to action for those ready to lead the charge in transforming education to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Visit Neema Academy's event page for more information and to participate in shaping the future of education.

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