September 30, 2022

EduCity Iskandar hosts hybrid educators’ conference

TOUTED to be Asia's first multi-campus education city, EduCity Iskandar will be hosting a hybrid educator conference themed International Digital Classroom Conference (IDCC 2022) from Aug 19-23 at EduCity Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri in Johor and on its Fast Forward Future platform.

The five-day event will consist of workshops, keynote discussions, exhibitions and talks from IDCC’s technology and strategic partner, followed by two webinar sessions – which is divided into sessions for higher education institutions and schools.

The Fast Forward Future platform was created to help industry practitioners and educational bodies gain insights into the growing trends and best practices as the industry evolves, featuring local and international speakers for a global audience.

The “digital classroom” theme is to support the tackling of global issues such as the Covid-19 curveball in the teaching and learning universe where schools, colleges and universities struggled to adapt to the new normal of primarily online learning.

It also propelled institutions while educators had to ramp up their digital capabilities hastily to keep up with the changing learning trends.

Notable speakers at the webinars include University of Calgary Higher Education consultant Prof Michael Keppel, Northern Illinois University open and distance learning specialist, trainer, consultant and adjunct professor Prof Zoraini Wati Abas and INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance e-learning manager Dr Ng Huey Zher among others.

IDCC 2022 announced its technology partner, Lenovo and Microsoft and media partner, TikTok. The event strategic partner consists of the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT), MARA, MyNext, Iskandar Skills, Pandai Education Group, Imagine AI, RECQA, DRZ Iskandar, Ria Academy and Consultation, Creativa, Katapult Asia, Todak Academy, EduCity Academy, Netherlands Maritime University College, Kolej MDIS Malaysia, IDRISSI International School, Newcastle University of Medicine Malaysia, the University of Reading Malaysia and Raffles University among others.

Participants can attend discussions on digital classroom that will revolve along the scoping of the following sub-topics such as:

> Key trends impacting education.

> The ideal Digital Classrooms for K12, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning programmes.

> The impact of digital classrooms reimagining education.

> The visionary perspective of pedagogical learning design of the future.

For more information on the IDCC 2022 event schedule, speaker list and to register, visit

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