THE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION & SKILLS SUMMIT (TIESS)
The eigth chapter of The International Education & Skill Summit (TIESS), held from 28th to 30th September 2016 at the BIEC, Bengaluru, India, witnessed the presence of more than 500 delegates comprising of influential leaders, policy makers, eminent educationists and key stakeholders from the education and training sector. The delegates at the summit included the various international education minister, Indian ministry representative, owner & senior management of education institutes, vice chancellors of universities and principals of schools & colleges from India as well as from other countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, France, Germany, Iraq-KRG, Jordan, Lao PDR, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Switzerland, UK, etc.
The 3 day summit covered a wide range of topics like digital education, technology, capacity building, STEM education, quality in education, sports, etc. The summit also discussed and deliberated upon the implementation of policies and best practices in teaching & learning and indicated new growth drivers that are revolutionising the education and training sector in India and around the world. Each session had a good mix of international and domestic speakers, who shared their visionary inputs at the summit, thus creating a valuable exchange of ideas & future practices with the aim to arrive at consensual solutions for taking the education & training sector to the next level. The event was supported & presented by Microsoft, BharatBenz, BESA and British Council.