Educon 2014 Paris

Celebrating a decade of making education a richer experience, Sakal Educon 2014 was organised in the city of lights, Paris (France) and attended by a delegation of 60 Educationists from across India. The delegates came together to contribute their opinions on the year’s theme, ‘The Higher Education System’. Several reflections on sub-topics such as ‘Quality of higher education’, ‘Skill & Personality Development’, ‘International Element and Transparency & Accountability Management’ were made. Many prestigious and influential individuals including Vice Chancellors of leading Central and State Universities as well as premiers of prestigious Institutions like IIT, AICTE, MSBTE, etc. graced the occasion. The delegates also visited University of Paris Sorbonne 2014 & The Paris Institute of Political Studies, simply referred to as Sciences Po which is a public research and higher education institution in Paris, France.

Theme

  • Quality in private sector higher education in India
  • Skills and personality development in higher education
  • Internationalization element of higher education
  • Transparency and accountability in management of higher education

Agenda

a) Speaker sessions on
  • Analysis of higher education – Indian status, International status, Qualities of world-class universities, Academic programs, Quality of human resource, Quality of infrastructure
  • Pedagogy innovations
  • Curriculum design
  • Governance and administration
  • Financial administration
  • Culture and sports in academic institutions
  • Skill development
b) Working sessions on
  • Faculty, curriculum and pedagogy
  • Finance & Automation, Governance and Administration in Private and Public Universities

Dates and Venue

–from 11th to 15th September 2014 in Paris, France.

Summary of Discussions in Educon 2014