The 2nd City for Education Moscow
Global Forum will take place
August 30th – September 2nd, 2018

Modern school is the ecosystem aiming
to provide skills for future professionals
– the big idea of the forum in 2018

Sugatam Mitra
«The school must teach us the things we don’t know, not the things we already know»

Sugatam Mitra
Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University

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Forum topics in 2018

Contemporary monitoring research (Pisa, Pirls, Timss, etc). How to evaluate skills in the 21st century and what tools does it take?

Essential task of modern education is to prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century. We should provide them with effective tools that help to think critically, reason logically, defend their position, be creative and communicative. Many people acknowledge the benefits of so called ‘21st century skills’ but are they being properly assessed and recognised?


Activities

  • Round tables on innovative technologies in the learning process.
  • Public discussion of world experience in assessing the quality of education.
  • Workshops on modern competitive and assessment mechanisms developed by students to assess personal achievements.

Effective ways for teachers’ re-training based on demands of modern education.

Training and retraining of teachers through upgrading of their qualifications, capacity`-building through workshop and seminars is a must for a nation. How to ensure that teachers receive the best available training programmes and enable them to deliver the best method of classroom and out-of-classroom teaching techniques?


Activities

  • Workshops and soft skills challenges for teachers.
  • Master-classes on learning - technology in skills development.

Educational inequality growth, stratification of society. Social adaptation and inclusion.

We are interested in new ideas and solutions for the equality of opportunities for children with SEN, gifted children and those for whom social adaptation and socialization is important. How technology development in ensuring equal educational opportunities for schoolchildren and students? What are key vectors of development for companies that create products and solutions for inclusive education?


Activities

  • Public discussions on tools and technologies that can ensure the organization of an open educational space on equal conditions.
  • Round table discussion “Inclusive education - equality of the educational opportunities”.
  • Public discussions on school bullying.

Forming of a multicultural personality

Personality traits play a significant role in facing intercultural challenges. How to build network-based international schools? Is it possible to create a curriculum for children, who go to different online schools all over the world simultaneously?


Activities

  • Keynote on the prospects of technology development in ensuring equal educational opportunities for students.
  • Round tables on robotization in the educational process.
  • Public discussions on development of the LMS system and techniques.

Career internship (suitable for teens) in the form of field experience and on-site trainings, governmental body internship (school-business interaction).

For some teenagers, the road to a lucrative first job may not involve flipping burgers or bagging groceries but rather getting an internship in their career of choice. How to combine a typical teen summer job and professional development?


Activities

  • Pitch-session and master-classes on entrepreneurship.

Forum in 2017 - what was it like?

35К Participants in 3
days of the Forum
40 Foreign experts
and presenters
146 Events
Sylvia Duckworth
«The inaugural Moscow Global Forum was one of the best organized conferences I have ever attended, with 20,000 delegates»

Sylvia Duckworth
French teacher and technology
coach from Toronto, Canada

Sergey Kravtsov
«Such a large-scale forum in the field of education is held for the first time»

Sergey Kravtsov
Head of the Federal Service for
Supervision in Education and Science

Isaac Kalina
«At first, I was surprised by the unipath of all presenters. But then, I realized, there is no surprise here.»

Isaac Kalina
Head of the Department of Education
of Moscow

Andreas Schleicher
«In Russia we see many positive changes in education, which we have yet to discuss»

Andreas Schleicher
Director of the Department of Education of the
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

successful projects
Moon Odyssey

Moon Odyssey – collaboration of Roscosmos and LEGO Education

The kit is based on Education EV3 for 5-9 grades. With this kit, developed with LEGO MINDSTORMS, the students can improve their knowledge, obtained in arts and crafts, physics class, IT, and solve everyday space problems.

successful projects
Young Innovators Challenge

Young Innovators Challenge

120 Moscow students from 110 schools showed off their IT skills at the Young Innovators Challenge and raised awareness of the school entrepreneurship phenomenon.

successful projects
The first school Internet of Things Hackathon

The first school Internet of Things Hackathon

The main aim of the hackathon was to solve modern city problems with the help of imagination, robots, prototypes and programming.

successful projects
StartupCityChallenge

StartupCityChallenge – first ecosystem for educational start-ups

A collaboration of EDexpert and the Forum, aiming at creating a network or educational start-ups and sharing experiences.

329 Cities (40 foreign,289 Russian)
100 Participants of the exhibition
247 Workshops

Key projects of Moscow Education to be
presented in 2018

Moscow E-School

Moscow E-School

Launched in 2016 Moscow Online School represents a new solution to learning, balancing the use of modern technologies and traditional education. The online education platform has thousands of up-to-date learning materials, including texts, lessons and e-textbooks.

WorldSkills Russia

WorldSkills Russia

Is meant to improve and develop skills. International collaboration and increased ties between productions, governments, and institutions has helped show the need for qualified specialists through competitions, joined projects and experience exchange.

My Skills

«My Skills» - Online Self Study Service

The evaluation service for educational achievements allows students to test their knowledge at any convenient time and location. Students can test their knowledge on liberal arts. Service includes not only disciplinary and metadisciplinary.

Key persons of the forum

Isaac Kalina

Isaac Kalina

Moscow city government minister, Head of the Department of Education of Moscow

Sergey Kravtsov

Sergey Kravtsov

Head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science

Sergey Cheremin

Sergey Cheremin

Moscow city government minister, Head of the Department for external economic and international relations

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Moscow Global Forum 2018