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[Webinar] How is the Swiss Education sector adapting to meet the Future of Work?
February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Dear members and friends of SwissCham,
We are pleased to invite you to the Online Panel Discussion “How is the Swiss Education sector adapting to meet the Future of Work?”
In this seminar, we will be exploring this question with an expert panel representing 3 different perspectives in the sector: High School (Montreux International School, Oriental Education), Higher Education (Swiss Education Group), and Vocational Education (Global Swiss Learning).
The seminar will initially outline the context of the Future of Work and then invite the panel to outline the impact of COVID on their organisation, what lessons they have learned, what new gaps in the market they have identified, and what they have done to adapt their product or services in response to the changing environment.
We look forward to e-meeting you.
Your SwissCham Team
About the Speakers
Managing Director of VIE Education
Damian is currently the Managing Director of VIE Education, a Swiss-based education company that is focused on opening new career-focused International Baccalaureate schools in Switzerland. Previously, Damian held the prestigious role of Global Head of the Diploma and Career-related Programmes for the International Baccalaureate, based out of The Hague. Damian has also been Principal of a large international school in Dubai and also served as a British Army Officer for several years as a career-education specialist.
Managing Director of Oriental Education
Jon is an inspirational educationalist, with a broad and varied school leadership background in international education accumulated over the last 30 years. Prior to joining Oriental Education, Jon was the Global Head of Development & Recognition for the International Baccalaureate, where he worked with multiple governments, ministries and leading school groups, guiding and facilitating major IB implementation projects globally.
VP Academic Excellence & Innovation at Swiss Education Group
David is a member of the SEG Executive Team and lead the academic community to ensure excellence and innovation in their curriculum and educational propositions to their students as well as drive development in academic partnerships and blended learning.
During his nearly 20-year career in higher education, David has established himself as an innovative academic leader, student advocate, and community builder. Most notably he has led curriculum revisions, engaged technology to create mentorship opportunities between alumni and students, led the development and delivery of an online MBA program (at one point ranked #1 by US News and World Report), established multiple global strategic partnerships, built executive education experiences, established student leadership programs, and driven positive organizational change. David’s Ph.D. and research interests are in the field of marketing and consumer psychology.
CEO & Founder of Global Swiss Learning
Samuel was born in Switzerland and grew up in Zurich where he also did his Master in Economics at the University of Zurich. He spent 27 years in the banking sector with UBS & EFG Bank, thereof 7 years in Hong Kong 1997-2004. He is the founding partner of BRASIA Ltd., a business consulting company in Hong Kong that has given large international companies access to the Chinese markets since 2005. In 2019 he founded Global Swiss Learning, a company dedicated to bring Swiss education to the world.
Global Swiss Learning, a company registered in Switzerland brings Swiss vocational and technical education to the world through blended learning. By translating a major part of traditional education to online we make it scalable, transportable and more affordable. In creating a complete professional world, we create what most foreign students are lacking today: access to high quality Swiss education, top diplomas and the possibility to evolve their career within our education world to follow their professional dream.
Time: February 2, 2021, 18:00 – 19:00
- Member Price: Free.
- Non-member Price: RMB 50.
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