Japan Prize 2020
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November 2 (Mon)
Venue & Online
(WITH HARAJUKU HALL / Zoom webinar)

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6:00P.M. – 7:30P.M.

Keynote Session:
Educational Media in the Time of COVID-19

Educational media is encountering multifaceted challenges brought forth by COVID-19 ranging from cancelled productions to rapid spread of disinformation on popular platforms. What is expected of educational media and what are opportunities for continuing to provide quality learning during this pandemic? Join our panel to learn about some of the best practices from around the world and discuss how we respond to this new reality.

  • Keynote Session: Educational Media in the Time of COVID-19
Keynote Session: Educational Media in the Time of COVID-19
Audrey Tang
Keynote Speaker

Audrey Tang

Digital Minister

Served on Taiwan national development council’s open data committee and K-12 curriculum committee; and led the country’s first e-Rulemaking project. Audrey worked as a consultant with Apple, Oxford University Press, and Socialtext. Audrey actively contributes to g0v (“gov zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil society, with the call to “fork the government.”

Benjamin Lehmann
Benjamin Lehmann VP, Executive Producer
Sesame Street
<United States>
Jacquline Hlongwane
Jacqueline Hlongwane Programme Manager SABC2 /
Acting Programme Manager SABC3
South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
<South Africa>
Tshilidzi Davhana
Tshilidzi Davhana Commissioning Editor SABC Education
South African Broadcasting Corporation
<South Africa>
Lisa Percy
Lisa Percy Executive Editor, Education
BBC Children’s & BBC Learning
<United Kingdom>
Emmeline Zhao
Emmeline Zhao Projects & Multimedia Director
The 74
<United States>
Yasuda Shin
Yasuda Shin Senior Producer, Unit 6 (Media Design) Program Production Department
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
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