AJMAN UNIVERSITY TO SPONSOR EDUCATION’S “OSCARS”
PRINCE MOHAMMAD BIN FAHD UNIVERSITY TO SPONSOR EDUCATION’S “OSCARS”
There’s only one month left if you want to take your shot at winning one of 2019’s “Oscars” of Education: our call for submissions closes on September 1st at 23:59 BST. Don’t miss out on your chance to capture the attention of the world’s faculty, investors, edtech specialists, and students: apply today!
We’re also delighted to announce two more speakers for the event: Kathy Pugh, Vice-President of Education Services at edX, and Elmarié Potgieter, Founder & Managing Director of RITE International. Meet them, and find out about their sessions, in this week’s newsletter.
INTRODUCING: KATHY PUGH
As vice president of education services at edX, Kathy directs and oversees the management of the course development teams and is responsible for university relations with edX consortium members. At Reimagine 2019, Kathy will be leading our panel on the future of online education alongside Simon Nelson, CEO of FutureLearn, and MIT’s Justin Reich.
INTRODUCING: ELMARIÉ POTGIETER
Elmarié Potgieter is Founder and Managing Director of RITE Education, with extensive experience of leading large-scale education transformation programmes. At Reimagine 2019, Elmarié will be speaking alongside Louise Dube of iCivics and Harvard’s Julie Reuben about the relationship between educational theory, educational praxis, and democracy.
SPONSOR ANNOUNCED: PRINCE MOHAMMAD BIN FAHD UNIVERSITY
Since its inception in 2006, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) has aimed to foster high-quality teaching and learning at international standards, thus driving the development of the Saudi workforce. Recognising the work done at Reimagine to platform and promote employability-enhancing pedagogy, they’ve chosen to join the Reimagine mission as Gold Sponsors. Learn more about them here.
THE EDTECH PODCAST: PIONEERS AND SETTLERS
In this penultimate episode of the EdTech Podcast’s Education 4.0 series with their friends at Jisc, Sophie Bailey looks at the changing world of education in the fourth industrial era.
This week she asks “Who can help embed new technologies and working practices?” as she examines the pioneers and settlers needed to create change in education.
Listen to the full episode here
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: $50,000 PRIZE FUND
The 2019/20 Reimagine Education Awards are still open to all pedagogical innovations and cutting-edge edtech solutions.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re improving learning outcomes in the secondary or tertiary education space, or if you’re at a university or edtech company: all are welcome.
Apply today for your shot at $50,000 in prize funding!
SUPPORT EDUCATION’S “OSCARS”
With an Awards program contested by over 1,000 top academic faculty and edtech companies, and an international event attended by over 500 pedagogical pioneers from across the globe, Reimagine Education is at the very forefront of cutting-edge approaches to education.
Supporting Reimagine means supporting one billion future learners. Supporting Reimagine means placing your institution in front of education’s finest change-makers. Supporting Reimagine means emphasising your deeply-held institutional commitment to educational change. If you’d like to join our global group of esteemed sponsors and partners, contact us today.
LEAD THE REIMAGINE AGENDA!
If you’d like to speak on interdisciplinarity in higher education, blockchain innovation in education, or the future of liberal arts in HE, we want to hear from you! If you’ve got a workshop proposal, or want to lead the speaking agenda, you can submit your abstract here!
Last year, Reimagine delegates enjoyed the elegance and convenience of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. This year, our new venue continues to prioritise prestige and accessibility: the 2019 Reimagine Education event will be held at Imperial College Business School on December 8th 2019, and at London’s Queen Elizabeth II Centre on December 9th-10th 2019, a stone’s throw from the Palaces of Westminster and the London Eye.
To join education’s premium event at London’s premium venue, get your conference pass now!