UNESCO office Director Eric Falt delivers special lecture at PU
Puducherry, Feb 10 (UNI) Mr Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka ,New Delhi addressed a special lecture at the Centre for South Asian Studies-UMISARC, Pondicherry University on “The Futures of Education” on February 7 2020.
A University release on Monday said, Mr Falt explained the importance of civil society and local communities on the future of education at global level and the development of educational strategies in South Asian countries.
He highlighted the five critical dimensions of sustainable goals like people, prosperity, partnership, planet and peace and expressed the UNESCO’s willingness to enrich the educational standards and regional development by the universities concerned.
Mr Falt emphasized on the need of acquiring necessary transferable skills such as critical thinking, emotional intelligence, creativity, digital literacy, innovation and entrepreneurship for getting employed in the future.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Gurmeet Singh welcomed the gathering