Categories: Latest News


Beaconhouse is launching its first fully virtual School of Tomorrow (SOT) Conference: A World of Tomorrow: Negotiating a Better Future on July 10-12, 2020, made possible by the generous support of lead sponsor UBL.

Targeting a global audience of over 500,000 people, the SOT seeks to understand how Covid-19 is shaping important global conversations about safer and more balanced futures, as well as pushing educators to reimagine the future of education at both school and university levels.

Read More : Beaconhouse launches Beaconhouse International Colleges

The conference opens with a special message by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organisation. The Federal Minister of Education, Shafqat Mahmood, and Sindh Minister of School Education, Saeed Ghani, are amongst key Pakistani speakers. Global participants include Andreas Schleicher, OECD’s Head of Education & Skills, Carla Rinaldi, President Fondazione Reggio Children, and Lord Jim Knight, UK’s former Minister of State for Schools along with 2 other members of UK’s House of Lords, Lord David Puttnam and Baroness Nosheena Mobarik, a life peer of Pakistani origin. Other key speakers include Professor Maggie Atkinson, former Children’s Commissioner for England, and Dr. Siva Kumari, Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organization, amongst many others.

Related Post

The 3-day virtual conference is anchored on the idea of a ‘brave new world’ being shaped by our response to the pandemic and will be streamed live on along with Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube, and is primarily aimed at parents, educators, and policy-makers. Registration is free of cost for all.

Speaking about the conference, Kasim Kasuri, Event Chair and CEO of Beaconhouse, said “The present crisis presents an unprecedented opportunity to us to reimagine the kind of future we truly want, and what we need to do to get there.”

SOT Events are made possible by the generous support of corporate sponsors. The organisers acknowledge the support of United Bank Limited as the Lead Sponsor for SOT Edition XI.

The non-profit School of Tomorrow Event Series was launched in 2000 and is organised by Beaconhouse as part of its ongoing commitment to its social responsibility.


Recent Posts

  • Latest News

Tax return filing deadline extended

The tax return filing deadline has been extended till 31st October 2023! The Federal Board…

1 hour ago
  • Latest News

Govt slashes petrol and diesel prices

The government announced a reduction in the prices of petroleum products for the first fifteen…

2 hours ago
  • Latest News

Karachi records the hottest day of the year on Sep 30

Karachi recorded the hottest day of the year on September 30, Saturday. On Saturday, the…

2 hours ago
  • Sports News

Rizwan weighs in on loss against New Zealand in warm-up fixture

Rizwan weighs in on loss against the New Zealand in the World Cup 2023 warm-up…

2 hours ago
  • Celebrity News

Agha Ali’s solo Europe trip sparks separation rumors

Agha Ali's solo Europe trip sparks separation rumors! Singer-turned-actor and host Agha Ali has been…

6 hours ago
  • Latest News

Viral conjunctivitis cases surge to near 100,000 in Punjab

Viral conjunctivitis cases have surged to nearly 100,000 in Punjab, raising alarms over the extremely…

7 hours ago