Session Intro

| Session Goals

The goal is to recognize the importance 

and necessity of public-private- academic

cooperation to create and promote an educational innovation ecosystem and to discuss the role of edtech in the educational innovation ecosystem and its expansion possibilities by sharing best practices from private enterprises.

| Contents of Discussion


The role and tasks of edtech as a main agent of innovation in digital education transformation 

- Discussing edtech's role in creating a new technology-based innovation ecosystem as non-state actors in education, with many private enterprises leading the digitalization of educational content after the pandemic.

- The challenge of edtech to improve the efficiency of the education system and promote innovation in teaching and learning by combining private creativity and innovation with public functions.


Factors for edtech development and overcoming limitations in the innovation process

- Discussion of public-private cooperation policy measures to solve difficult problems such as bureaucratic limitations, gaps in organizational capacity, and limitations in financial means of the existing public education system. In particular, as a main agent and facilitator of innovation, edtech seeks ways to improve regulations and change funding methods necessary for edtech to enter the education fields such as schools.


Establishment of partnerships between innovation entities to create a virtuous educational innovation ecosystem

- Based on organic partnerships between the public-private-academic, digital education innovation policies are shared to promote innovation in education, and the government and private discussing strategies to foster new technology companies and promote R&D investment to create a virtuous cycle of educational innovation.

- Share connectable cases (funding, corporate cooperation, R&D, angel investment, etc.) that enable edtech startups to create sustainable business models based on educational innovation ideas and differentiation within complex and interdependent ecosystems such as education, technology, and financial investment. 

- Discussion of areas where the private, public, and education sectors can cooperate to create examples of innovation, and new ethics and publicness that must be considered along with technological development.

| Speaker


Larry Nelson 

Regional General Manager of Education at Microsoft Asia  


Fengchun Miao 

Chief of the Unit for Technology and AI in Education at UNESCO

Avi Warshavsky  


Lee Soo-Inn 

Eunma CEO

Yoon Dong-sig 

KT Cloud CEO

The goal is to recognize the importance and necessity of 

public-private-academic cooperation to create and 

promote an educational innovation ecosystem 

and to discuss the role of edtech 

in the educational innovation ecosystem and 

its expansion possibilities by sharing best practices

 from private enterprises.