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EXPLAINED : INTERNATIONAL AKHAND CONFERENCE ‘EDUCON-2020’

EXPLAINED : INTERNATIONAL AKHAND CONFERENCE ‘EDUCON-2020’

Context

Recently, the Union Education Minister has inaugurated the two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON 2020’.

Key Highlights of EDUCON 2020

  • It is being organized by Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) in collaboration with the Global Educational Research Association (GERA).
  • Theme of EDUCON-2020 is Envisioning Education for Transforming Youth to Restore Global Peace.
  • It will pass on the message to the researchers and students across the globe that the research is a 24X7 exercise and requires strong perseverance.
  • It will help the prospective teachers to become familiar with different technologies and their functioning to bring transformational change in the field of education.
  • It is the first of its kind in India where scholars across the world would be continuously having non-stop marathon dialogue sessions for 31 hours exploring the possibilities of the use of ICT in the higher education.

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