SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Current pedagogical approaches are insufficient for preparing billions of students for the needs of the global job market. To tackle this challenge, the world’s education leaders gather on December 5-6 at the Wharton-QS Stars: Reimagine Education Awards & Conference in Philadelphia to face the challenges and reimagine education in the 21st century. Jerry Huang, chief operating officer of iTutorGroup, a global leader in online education, will be speaking on a panel on 21st Century Skills Gap.
Reimagine Education identifies those most successful in creating transformative educational initiatives, and provides key stakeholders the opportunity to collaborate, network and invest. This event serves also as a global competition for innovative education pedagogies that enhance learning and employability. In this competition, qualified education startups compete for a $50,000 cash prize, with the winner is to be announced at the Award Ceremony on December 6. This event is co-organized by the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and QS Stars.
iTutorGroup has dedicated over two decades to changing the way people learn by providing access to personalized learning experiences across variety of subject matters. Jerry Huang says: “We have embarked on a journey of transforming education for the learner, however, to achieve a lasting change, we need support of many entrepreneurs around the world. I am excited to be speaking at Reimagine Education and contributing to the dialog of bridging the 21st century skills gap. The future of education partially depends on partnerships and agreements we make today, as well as our commitment for positive change in education. This is not the job of one company but an entire ecosystem, and this is why we are here today,” said Huang.
Huang will speak on December 6 at 10:00 am ET at the Regent & St. Mark’s Room, The Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Hewill be joined by Matt Sigelman, chief executive officer, Burning Glass Technologies; and Roger Berry, chief executive Officer, Fullbridge Inc.
You can find more information about the conference agenda here.
iTutorGroup is the global leader in online education providing individualized, personalized learning experiences to hundreds of thousands students & business professionals in countless subject matters through its network and sourcing of experts and teachers in thousands of centers, institutions and cities around the world. We do this by leveraging big data analytics and utilizing advanced algorithmic matching between students, classmates, teaching consultants and digital content. Since its inception in 1998, iTutorGroup has grown into the biggest online platform driving live human-to-human interactions worldwide. iTutorGroup leads the revolution of education and live interaction with its human-to-human platform and service model. With iTutorGroup, anybody can learn anything from any device, anytime, 24-7.
iTutorGroup's award-winning education products include vipabc, TutorABC, vipabc junior and TutorABCJr for English-language learning, TutorMing for Mandarin Chinese language learning, and LiveH2H - a robust, global and open platform for live interactions and experts-on-demand. To learn more about iTutorGroup and its products, visit www.itutorgroup.com.