COVID-19 and education

Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) Event Report

Organised by the KIX Europe I Asia I Pacific Hub on 7, 14, 21, 28 October 2021, the first Education, Policy, and Innovation Conference aimed to create a forum for intensifying dialogue between researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from Caucasus, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and beyond.

KIX Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) Day 1

The first KIX EAP Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) was a 4-day conference held on October 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th. The conference created a forum for intensifying dialogue between researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from Caucasus, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and beyond.

Day one of EPIC paid attention to COVID-19 response and digital learning. The conference opened with a keynote address from Margarita Focas Licht, Manager of the Partnerships Team at GPE and Valtencir Mendes, Senior Education Programme Lead at UNESCO.