ECOSF attended the Yidan Prize Conference: Europe 2021
The Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2021 event, held in partnership with the Department of Education, University of Oxford, was a half-day virtual session on May 28, Friday.
The conference honored the achievements of the Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2020, Professor Carl Wieman, and the Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureates 2020, Ms Lucy Lake and Ms Angeline Murimirwa from CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education). On behalf of ECOSF, President Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro participated in the event.
The conference also featured speakers including Dr Sobhi Tawil, Director, Future Learning and Innovation at UNESCO, members from the Yidan Council of Luminaries, Ms Vicky Colbert, Professor Larry Hedges, and Professor Thomas Kane; and speakers from the University of Oxford, Professor Sibel Erduran, Professor Harry Daniels, and Dr Susan James Relly.
The conference was a packed schedule that included insights from Dr Sobhi Tawil, Director, Future Learning and Innovation at UNESCO. It featured a panel discussion on how motivation affects behavior and taking a scientific approach to improve teaching.