Eurasian Investment Platform took part in the first Kazakhstan international EdTech forum in Nur-Sultan at the second annual conference of Astana Finance Days on July 2, 2019 . The forum was attended by recognized world experts and local players in the field of educational technologies. Coursera, EdCrunch, Google, Microsoft, Accenture, ACCA, GARP international institutes confirmed their participation. It should also be noted that within the framework of the forum, the AIFC Bureau opened its offices and signed a series of memorandums with global partners.
The forum also hosted the EdTech Alley exhibition, where the top 20 companies that passed competitive selection took part in a mentor marathon in which international experts and world industry leaders gave feedback, shared their expertise and vision of the EdTech industry. For many, it was a unique opportunity to meet with international experts, listen to their vision of the EdTech industry, not only in Kazakhstan, but in the world!
The main topics for discussion were the development of human capital, education in the era of the 4th industrial revolution, digitalization of education and pedagogical reforms. According to many experts, education is an area where it is necessary to invest money today. By 2020, the market for educational technologies will already be 220 billion dollars. The main focus was on Internet technologies. The Eurasian Investment Platform expresses gratitude to the leadership and the entire team of the Astana AIFC International Financial Center for the high level of organization of the EdTech forum. The UISC appreciates the contribution of the AIFC to the development of education at the international level.