mUni, an end to end higher education solution and digital infra provider successfully concluded EduTech Congress 2018 for various stakeholders in Indian higher education system on May 12, 2018 at Mumbai. The guest of honor at this event was Mr. Simon Hunter, Executive Chairman, International Screen Academy and Sydney Film School and was spearheaded by Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, Founder, mUni.
While Mr. Hunter spoke of New Horizons in Hybrid Learning, Mr. Daheria spoke on the future of Indian higher education under the backdrop of artificial intelligence. Making academic partnership work in emerging trends was discussed by Sheetal Soni, Country Channel Manager – IBM Career Education Software Group – India/SA,
Dr P. D Jose, Chairman, Digital Learning IIM Bangalore, spoke on the 20th century learning model with intense faculty – student interactions in a brick and mortar class room model as well as future of classroom education.
Prof. Bhavani Prasad Panda, Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University shared insights on the importance of creating quality institutions, creating space for classroom teaching and how industry need to fulcrum the students by providing good courses, classroom environment and quality education. He also shared the role of a teacher as a facilitator and as a skill trainer.
Dr. Hema Date, Dean – Students Affairs, NITIE share the challenges faced for the placement of the students by sharing few examples and how NITIE has come up with a new model named Industry Institution Research Collaboration and how NITIE can work more on smoothing of the placement process with the help of AI and ML.