EDUsummIT 2017 is the fifth International Summit on Information Technology (IT) in Education (EDUsummIT 2017) to be held in Borovets, Bulgaria, on September 18-20, 2017. EDUsummIT 2017 is co-hosted by the University of Library Studies & Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria, and the Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development.
With theme “Rethinking learning in a digital age”, EDUsummIT 2017 aims at bringing together around 150 distinguished policy-makers, educators, researchers and representatives of the corporate sector from across the world to discuss key emerging issues concerning the use of IT in education. The Summit will look at various initiatives at regional, national, and international levels to address successfully the challenges educational systems face in the digital age.
The research process of EDUsummIT will begin online in March and culminate in the face-to-face meeting in Borovets, Bulgaria. Attendees are expected to actively contribute to one of the nine Thematic Working Groups before, during and after the EDUsummIT.
TWG1: Education systems in the digital age: The need for alignment
TWG2: Informal learning with technology
TWG3: Professional development for technology-enhanced Learning leaders
TWG4: Digital agency to empower equity in the education
TWG5: Formative assessment supported by technology
TWG6: Developing creativity in teachers and learners
TWG7: Learning from national policy experiences
TWG8: Upbringing in a digital world: Opportunities and Possibilities of schooling
TWG9: Sustainability and scalability in research approaches