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2020 Annual Conference on Global Education

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Harvard Graduate School of Education

6 Appian Way

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Learn reforms, challenges and trends in improving global education as discussed by leaders in international development.

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Join us for a conversation on Global Education at the Annual Conference on Global Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Friday, January 31st 2020. At this conference, graduate students in Professor Fernando Reimers' course Education Policy Analysis and Research in Comparative Perspective present their work examining options to address key education challenges in the developing world and proposing avenues to address climate change through education. These presentations are discussed by leaders in the field of international education and by the audience.

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Global Education Conference

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Gutman Library Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge MA

January 31, 2020

8.00-8.15 Introduction to the Conference. Fernando Reimers

8.15-9.10 Panel 1. Improving access and quality of basic education

Chair and Discussant: Aurelio Nuno, former Secretary of Education of Mexico. Visiting Practitioner Harvard Graduate School of Education

Curriculum reform in Zimbabwe

Djeneba Gory, Jayanti Bhatia, Lucy Duan, Venkatesh Reddy Mallapu Reddy, Vishal Vasanthakumar

Curriculum reform in Kenya

Jelena Fomiskina, Eve Woogen, Ama Peiris, Somaia Abdulrazzak and Emma Cameron

9.10-10.20 Panel 2: Improving teacher education

Chair and Discussant: Michael Sinclair, Director Harvard Ministerial Program

Developing teacher capacity in Niger

Austin Gragson, Grace Ansah and Yutong Lu

Preparing teachers for 21st century education in Zimbabwe

Maryam Farooq, Naadir Ahmed Mustafa and Zihan Zhang

Singapore’s Teacher Education Model for the 21st Century (TE21)

Durgesh Rajandiran

10.20-11.15 Upper Secondary Education Reform

Chair and Discussant: Charito Kruvant, President of the Board Creative Associates International.

Analysis of Ghana’s Free Senior High School Policy

Ellen Eun, Yitong Hu, Garett Hueffed, Yong Lee, Vatsala Misra Sharma

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Upper Secondary Vocational Schools in Indonesia. The Case of the Lampung Province

Shafira Dini and Wura Mosuro

11.15-12.15 Discussion UNICEF Education Strategy

Chair: Robert Jenkins Director of Education UNICEF

12.15-1.15 Lunch

1.15-2.25 Panel 3. Improving Higher Education

Chair and Discussant: Manuel Cardoso, UNICEF

Recommendations for Expansion of the Institute of Distance Education (IDE) at the University of eSwatini (UNISWA)

Rachel Chuang, Gabrielle Molina, Hanze Song, Sangay Thinley, and Jiwon Woo

University-Industry Partnerships in Burkina Faso:

Aligning Competencies for University Graduates with Labor Market Needs

Felicity Burgess, Brittney Kapustina, Karen-Lise Krog and Dagan Rossini

Graduate Unemployment and Higher Education in Ethiopia

Kunbi Adeoye, Bruck Kebede, Gopika Mavalankar, Buay Tut and Bingran Zeng

2.25-3.20 Comprehensive system level reforms

Chair and Discussant: Atif Rafique, UNICEF

Education reforms in Ontario

Taylor Boyd

Assessing the contribution of the Global Partnership for Education to systemic education reform

Jingxin Bao, Heather Driscoll and Supriya Tamang

3.20-4.40 Climate Change and Education in formal settings.

Chair and Discussant: Bassem Nasir, UNICEF

Using Education as a Tool for Creating a Culture of Shared Responsibility and Climate Action in Guatemala

Lina Lopez Lalinde and Carrie Maierhofer

The Climate Change Leadership Curriculum: Fostering Environmental Leaders in the New Generation

David Rhodes and Margaret Wang

Implementing Climate Change into the Curriculum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Annie Nam

Sueyoon Lee

4.40-5.45 Climate Change and Education in non formal settings.

Chair and Discussant: Atif Rafique, UNICEF

Rezistans Kimatik. Building Climate change resilience in Haiti through educational radio programming.

Ashley Bazin and Christelle Saintis

Adaptation, Migration, Advocacy

A Climate Change Curriculum for Out-of-School Children in Badin, Sindh

Natasha Japanwala

5.45-6.00 Conference Closing

Fernando Reimers

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