CityTech2023 conference explores the transformative role of technology in education
CityTech2023, the highly anticipated conference exploring the transformative power of technology in education, took place on March 18, 2023, at the City School PAF Chapter in Karachi. The event brought together a diverse group of educators, technologists, and industry leaders to share their insights and experiences on the role of technology in education.
According to Jehanghir Firoz, Board of Directors (BoD) City School Group and CEO of City School Holdings, “We believe that the conference has played an essential role in promoting the use of technology in education and preparing schools for the future demands of Education Technology. The conference was a great platform for educators, technologists, and industry leaders to share their experiences and insights on how technology can transform education. We are thrilled with the success of CityTech2023!”
The conference explored the numerous benefits of technology in education, including increased collaboration, student engagement, and improved teacher productivity. Keynote speakers, such as Rob Jamieson, Head of International Channels & Partnerships at Pearson Schools Qualifications, and Dr. Kevin Martin, Centre Manager, Digital Education Futures Initiative (DEFI), Cambridge, delivered inspiring speeches on how technology can transform education and how to overcome challenges faced in implementing Education Technology. Kashif Khan, Director of Strategy and Operations at The City School, and Jehanghir Firoz also shared their perspectives on the future of education through technology incorporation.
In addition to keynote speeches, the conference featured presentations and panel discussions on future technologies used in schools, such as augmented reality, virtual reality, flexible displays, smart desks, gaming, learning analytics, and AI. The speakers addressed the challenges and myths of Education Technology, such as distraction, lack of socialising, lack of creativity, and health issues. The attendees left the event with a better understanding of how to prepare schools for the future demands of Education Technology.
The speakers emphasised that Education must come before Technology in EdTech. Thus, education is at the forefront, assisted by technology. Attendees left the conference with a better understanding of the transformative power of technology in education and how to overcome challenges faced in implementing Education Technology. The City School Group plans to hold more such events in the future, aiming to promote the use of technology in education and prepare schools for the future demands of Education Technology.
For more information, visit the City School Group’s website at www.cityschool.edu.pk.
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