Panel Presentation SKL240
Global Trends, National Insights and Local Cases: Education for Industry 4.0
Date Friday, Nov 29 Time –
Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey
Building a Winning Workforce for the Digital Future: Experiences from Turkish Organisations
Tarkan GÜRBÜZ is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey.
He is a member of the coordinating committee of METU-BİLTİR Center Digital Transformation/Industry 4.0 Platform. He is the Representative of METU and Turkey in the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) European Central Asia Region.
He is a member of the Distance Education Standards Committee of Turkish ICT Foundation. He is also a member of Informatics Association of Turkey. He received his BSc. in Mathematics, PhD and MSc in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from METU. He also received an MBA in International Business from MIB School of Management in Italy.
His areas of research interest include distance education, open and distance learning, e-learning, innovative next generation learning environments, digital transformation, industry 4.0, knowledge management and adult education.
Christina Soegaard Jensen
Business Academy Aarhus, Denmark
Closing the Skills Gap of Data Literacy: Including STEM in Non-STEM Education
MA. Christina Soegaard Jensen is senior lecturer and project manager at Business Academy Aarhus, Denmark. Her focus is on the rapidly emerging skill gaps that forges digital upgrades of existing curriculums and the development of suitable didactics accordingly.
Christina is initiator and project manager of the research project Datacompetent Students. The project ensures a consistent line for teaching basic data competence across the diverse programmes and diciplines at the academy. Besides managing the research project Christina teaches both fulltime students and professionals enrolled for vocational training in the field of digital communication. She has both an extentive industry and teaching experience and is a coauthor of books and publications within innovation and communication.
In Denmark, Christina has given several talks og held seminars in the education sector on how to build in data competence in curriculums not previously reliant on data.
Moscow City University, Russia
National Curricula and Competencies in School Education: Russia Case and World Trends
Kirill Barannikova is head of the department of strategic growth in Moscow City University (MCU, www.mgpu.ru). MCU - is one of the leading teacher university in Russia. Working in MCU Kirill has led a number of project for Moscow schools and Moscow government.
Among the most striking projects are the online platform for teachers to create curricula (www.prok.edu.ru), the electronic platform for assessing the quality of the educational environment (www.ecers.ru, www.sacers.ru), internet service for supporting and developing initiatives (www.zamisli.pro).
Over the past ten years, Kirill headed the center for distance education of children with disabilities of the Pedagogical Academy of Postgraduate Education, the center of curricula design and standards of the Academy of Social Management, was deputy director at the Institute of System Projects of MCU. He coordinated over 40 research of the Department of Education of the City of Moscow, the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia.
In 2016-2019, he coordinated several big researches about the national models for school curricula regulation, competency models. The main areas of interest are competency models in school education, issues of standardization and curricula design in an international context, change management in schools and universities.