Panels and Debates
The Role of Digitalision in Shaping an Education-led Recovery for High-quality and Resilient Education
Date Friday, Dec 3 Time –
This panel discussion brings together the perspectives of teachers, students, employers, and policymakers at the European level.
Drawing on lessons from emergency online teaching and learning, participants will address a question that is crucial to the future of education: “How to support a systemic education led recovery for a resilient and high-quality education in a digital area through the participation of all the stakeholders in education?”.
Building on the different perspectives, the panel discussion will provide concrete ideas and policy recommendations.
It will provide you with hands-on experience on how to implement a decision-making process that uses the method of the whole-school approach in education. Furthermore, you will get an in-depth understanding of the challenges, opportunities, and future perspectives of digitalisation in education, by discussing concrete testimonies and experiences from the speakers.
Member of the Executive Committee European Students’ Union (ESU), Ghent University., Belgium
Ruben Janssens is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union. He works on topics concerning the quality of higher education in Europe, with a particular focus on learning & teaching, digitalisation of education, the European Universities Initiative and mental health. Ruben is also a PhD researcher in artificial intelligence and social robotics at Ghent University in Belgium.
Programme Officer on Occupational Health and Safety & Digitalisation, European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE), Belgium
Larry Flanagan is President of ETUCE and General Secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland, the country’s largest teacher union. Prior to taking up this post, Larry had 33 years of experience as a practitioner across a variety of roles but primarily as a Principal Teacher of English. He is a Council member of both the UK and Scottish Trades Union Congresses.