The Future of Education and Skills in Asia

2:00 pm

Technological innovation is transforming education, and updating the skills required for modern work. Building the future of education systems requires curricula fit for the 21st century and a solid foundation of adapting and developing new abilities but it need to understand underprivileged, gender equality and disability to ensure inclusion and equity in Education.

This virtual conference will gather 12 Leaders from Asia (Cambodia, Japan, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) sharing their expertise in Education, Entrepreneurship, Skills and Technology for Good.



09:00 AM – 10:00 AM CET(+01:00)

Ensuring inclusion and equity in Education
The Asian Network, Sumit Argawal, Sorawit Paiboonrattanakorn, Angela Chen, Rubeena Singh, Sofia Shakil, Giulia Marsan

  • Disability can present further obstacles*.
  • Girls are still less likely than boys to start secondary education*.
  • Unequal access to technology has shown some limitation for the online education efforts during COVID19.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CET(+01:00)

Education and skills – What are the right skills to have in the future?
The Asian Network, Tippi Fernandez, Alina Amir, Dr Jessada Salathong, Giulia Marsan, Mariagrazia Squicciarini, Linh Hoang

  • The need to develop digital fluency and “STEM “skills from an early age.
  • The right soft skills can increase the adaptability to future jobs, but also for a generally improved quality of life.
  • Insights from Government, businesses, and civil society organizations when designing curricula.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET(+01:00)

The Future of Education in Asia : Challenges & Opportunities
The Asian Network, Giulia Marsan, SuFen Cheong, Neelesh Batia , Cheryl Ann Fernando, Ravindra Ngo, Yuri obara belfali

  • The “new normal” bring their own challenges, and may accentuate existing inequalities.
  • The ethical use of technology throughout an education and lifelong learning.
  • Data collection could help ensure effectiveness technological innovation.

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM CET(+01:00)

ASEAN Chairmanship what role to play in the education sector?
The Asian Network, Excellency Dr.Mengly Jandy Quach , Vannarith Chheang, Ravindra Ngo, Excellency Hang Chuon Naron , Giulia Marsan

  • Impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic on the education sector and stakeholders in ASEAN.
  • Cambodia’s priorities in the Education sector.
  • The Future of Youth in ASEAN knowing climate change issues, cyber threats and other socio-economic issues.