Difficult Dialogues partners with Oxford University

By on January 01, 2019
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Difficult Dialogues partners with Oxford University

Eminent speakers from the world of education, which includes professors from the highly esteemed Oxford University, will be part of the Difficult Dialogues event which will take place from the 31st of January till the 2nd of February 2019, at the International Centre, Dona Paula. Difficult Dialogues is an annual forum examining issues of contemporary relevance in South Asia.

The conference will bring together civil society, media, academic experts, activists, and people working at community level in education, health, labour and law, with the government and non-government entities. It is hoped that these discussions will bring about fresh perspectives in the field of education and ignite minds to create positive change. 

The topics to be discussed will include value education, inclusive education, building world class universities, primary education, new threats to academic freedom, education and finance, role of digital literacy and technology in contemporary times; and curriculum and pedagogy. 

Some of the prominent panel speakers include Associate Professor (Pedagogy and Social Sciences) at the University of Oxford department of education, David Mills; Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford University, Paul Flather; faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Dr. Arathi Sriprakash; World Bank’s lead higher education specialist for India, Francisco Marmolejo; fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Asiatic Society, Andy Gray, who has headed five Schools in the UK and India, Chairman of Dempo Group Shrinivas Dempo; Secretary of Education, Goa Government, Nila Mohanan, and Director, ICG, Dr Pushkar Sinha.

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