Date: 29 November 2022
Organiser (s): The Gulf Arab States Educational Research Center – Kuwait, Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States
Activity: Delivering a speech entitled “Educational futures in times of disruption: The break-out or back to business as usual?” at the International Conference on: Innovative Education in an Era of Change
Speaker: Professor Sohail Inayatullah (UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies, IIUM)
Abstract: In the presentation, Prof. Inayatullah presents ten ways in which the future is used. These range from imaginging the impossible to challenging used futures, to making visions real. Case studies from interventions in educational futures with numerous groups including the PRC, the Government of Norway, the Asian Development Bank, OECD, Edmund RIce Education, the Government of Malaysia, among others, will be used to illustrate challenges and solutions ahead.