MCU at the World Digital Education Conference

Vice-Rector Ruslan Suleymanov and the Head of the International Cooperation Department Daria Milyaeva represented MCU at the World Digital Education Conference 2024, which was organised in Shanghai (China) by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.

The conference was opened by the Minister of Education of the People’s Republic of China Huai Jinpeng, emphasising the importance of the event and the goal of the future transformation of education. In turn, the rector of Beijing Normal University, which serves as the secretariat of the World Digital Education Alliance, congratulated the new members, among whom MCU has recently appeared.

More than 200 researchers from more than 20 countries shared their latest developments and effective practices in the digital transformation of education. MCU was the only participant from Russia. High-ranking officials also spoke at the event, including Shanghai Mayor Gong Zheng, Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the OECD Andreas Schleicher, Permanent Representative of the African Union to China Rahamtalla M. Osman, the Minister for Education of Singapore Chan Chun Sing, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science, Technology and Sports of New Guinea Don Polye and many others.

The key directions of the International Conference on Digital Education 2024 were:

  • joining efforts to promote inclusive, equitable and quality education through its digitalisation;
  • improving digital literacy and teacher competence;
  • digitalisation of education and the creation of a learning society;
  • global trends in the development of digital education and the assessment index;
  • artificial intelligence and digital ethics;
  • challenges and opportunities of digitalisation of general education and digital management in education.

During the event, Ruslan Suleymanov and Daria Milyaeva made a presentation on the digital transformation of education in Moscow and presented the latest developments and innovations of the University, including the Computer Vision and Digital Mirror systems, which allow you to track changes in the emotional state of students, assess their involvement in the educational process and predict their learning outcomes.

Participation in this conference allowed MCU representatives to get acquainted with the latest achievements in the field of digital transformation of education, exchange experiences and establish friendly relations with representatives of organisations from other countries.

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Photo: World Digital Education Conference, MCU