Imphal / Mumbai, September 19, 2017 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh had participated in the Asian Summit on Education and Skills (ASES) Conference 2017, Mumbai, an annual event participated by leaders, experts, educators and policy makers dedicated to education and skills sector in Asia.

In today’s session of The International Education and Skill Summit 2017, Minister Shri Radheshyam spoke on the agenda ‘Education Policy Priorities on the next 24 months’. In the agenda, views and ideas of policy priorities were discussed focusing the rapid changes affecting technology’s impact, societal changes, balancing knowledge and skill developments and changing economies.

Among the speakers that had come from across Asia including speakers Md. Hadi Hedayati from Afghanistan, Ms. Kumari Weerasekara from Sri Lanka, Mr. Carl Johan Westring from Education First, Mr. Luis Pinto from Learn Capital, Education Minister Manipur, Shri Thokchom Radheshyam was the sole speaker from India.

ASES is a partner event of the Education World Forum in London. The organiser and region partner is India Didactics Association (IDA), the only exclusive membership association in India for the education and training fraternity.

The Asian Summit on Education & Skills (ASES) brings together influential leaders, eminent educationists and other key stakeholders to create an unparalleled platform for exchange of dialogues on policy, implementation of future practices and new growth drivers that are revolutionising the education and training sector in Asia.

ASES recognises the needs and desires of governments (national and state) in the Region to develop education at all levels; the ability of major industry players to play key roles in making change happen; and the value of a regional summit to build consensus and promote confidence among decision-makers in their routes to successful policies and in the industry partners who can help them.

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