Indian professionals discuss the future of education

Under the third edition of the “Indian Leaders Program” and in collaboration with the Alliance 4 Universities, a delegation of leading professionals of the Education sector will visit UPF on Thursday, May 29th to participate in the roundtable discussion “The Future of Education: MOOCs, Internet Platforms and Online Communities” and “Teacher Education”.

The main activity of the program, organized with UAM, will consist of a roundtable discussion held at the TV studio of the Poblenou Communication Campus. Starting at 9:30 am the event will be broadcasted live via streaming through the website:

Among the participants there will be:

·Josep Ferrer, Vice-Chancellor of International Relations at UPF.

·Montserrat Alegre, Institutional Relations Officer at UAB.

·Daniel Cassany. Professor of the Translation and Linguistics Department at UPF.

·Daniel Franco. Director of the School of Engineering at UAB.

·Juan Antonio Martínez. Director of the Information System Planning Unit at UAB, President´s Commission for Society and Information.

·Carlos Scolari. Professor of the Communication Department (UPF).

·Daniel Serra. Director of the Barcelona School of Management (UPF).

·Xavier Serra. Director of the Music Technology Group, MTG (UPF).

·Pawan Agarwal. Adviser, Higher Education, Indian Government Planning Commission

·Ayesha Banerjee. Editor-Education. Hindustan Times

·Anustup Nayak. Vice President. XSEED Education

·Ajay Pandey. Dean (Programs). Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad

·R K Shevgaonkar. Director. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Delhi

·Vidya Yeravdekar. Principal Director. Symbiosis Society

·Rajiv Yeravdekar. Companion with allowed participation. Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences &Bio Medical Sciences. Symbiosis International University.

Moderador: Manel Jiménez. Profesor del Departamento de Comunicación (UPF).