“Covid-19 – Vocational Education and New Normal” event was organized by DVV International Georgia Country Office and held at The Terrace Hotel on October 15. Workshop was led by the Analyst, Concept Designer and Crypto-Evangelist David Kiziria, who at the request of DVV International, has prepared a digitalization strategy for education that state can apply in crisis and post-crisis situations. Among the participants were the representatives of the DVV International Georgia Country Office, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia (MoESCS) and National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement (NCEQE).
The aim of the workshop was to provide an overview of global megatrends, educational system, latest challenges and approaches activated as a result of Covid19, as well as, future of education in Georgia and focusing on specialists involved in policy development.
Mr. Kiziria shared recommendations for transforming life in the real world using virtual and augmented reality resources, identifying development alternatives based on several mega-factors and analysis, developing strategy for digital transformation in educational system not only in establishment new technologies and enriching business processes through them but also, transforming the system at the level of a radical, business model. Other recommendations were to modernize regulations according to new business model of vocational education and to adopt policies to encourage innovation.
Participants expressed interest and readiness to cooperate in the future and to involve stakeholders in developing new business models and regulations.