Tec de Monterrey opens spaces for dialogue on innovation for the new era of education at CIIE 2021



MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec. 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – From December 13 to 16, the 8th edition of the International Conference on Educational Innovation (CIIE) organized by the Tecnológico de Monterrey will take place. The main objectives of this event are to discover the trends and practices in pedagogical innovation that are transforming education around the world, as well as to identify resources to improve teaching-learning processes, to connect with world-renowned experts and share experiences in teaching practices. .

The CIIE continues its consolidation as one of the most important events on educational innovation in the Spanish-speaking world, being a space where conferences, panels and discussions have focused on reflection and sharing of knowledge and experiences. on the challenges facing education in a changing world where innovation will be the key to achieving education that is more accessible, equitable, ethical and committed to human development.

The keynotes will revolve around several main themes: educational trends, technologies for education, management of educational innovation, lifelong learning, academic innovation for health and EdTech entrepreneurship. The 2021 edition of the Conference will feature more than 250 presentations with the participation of scholars, education ministers and university presidents. There will also be networking, book presentations, special events and a virtual exhibition in which renowned companies from the education sector will participate.

Some of the outstanding speakers include: on behalf of the hosts, David Garza, President Tecnológico de Monterrey; Juan Pablo Murra, rector of higher education of Tecnológico de Monterrey; José Escamilla, Associate Director of the Institute of Higher Education, and Beatriz Palacios, Director of Educational Innovation and Digital Learning. The Mexican government’s Under-Secretary for Education, Luciano Concheiro, Colombia’s Minister of National Education, María Victoria Angulo, as well as Raquel Bernal, President of the Universidad de los Andes, and Ignacio Sánchez Díaz will also be present. , president of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, among other university leaders recognized for their innovative systems.

In addition, keynote speakers will include Jeff Selingo, New York Times bestselling author with a focus on educational research; Eva Fernández, FEMSA Foundation, who will discuss the topic of social investment in early childhood; George Siemens, specialist in how human and artificial cognition intersect in knowledge processes; and Masha Ibeschitz, bestselling author and founder of Think Beyond Group.

Now more than ever, it is time to reflect on the great challenges that the world presents in education, such as the digital divide, the digitization of content, new teaching-learning strategies and methodologies and the role of teaching in their implementation. the 8th International Conference on Educational Innovation by Tec de Monterrey will be the fertile ground for dialogue, collaboration, experimentation and entrepreneurship to build the future of education together.

About Tecnológico de Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey (http://www.tec.mx) is a private, not-for-profit, multi-campus university system. Since its founding in 1943, it has stood out for its academic excellence, its educational innovation, its entrepreneurship and its internationalization, as well as its links with industry and employers, and its great capacity for execution. It has campuses in 29 cities in Mexico; a staff of over 67,000 professional and graduate students, and nearly 7,000 professors; in addition to more than 26,000 high school students and 2,000,500 high school teachers. The institution has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) since 1950. According to the QS World University Rankings (2022), it occupies 161st place, ranking 30th among private universities in the world ; and in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2022) as number 1 in Latin America and 26th in the world. In the Times Higher Education Latin American University Rankings (2022), it is ranked 4th in Latin America; It is also the only university outside the United States in Princeton Review and Entrepreneur’s Best Schools for Entrepreneurship (2022) ranking, ranking 6th in undergraduate-level entrepreneurship programs. It belongs to several prestigious international networks such as the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Universitas 21 (U21) and The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), among others.

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