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Global Education Coalition – Annual Meeting

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12 November 2021   |   12:00 am
Download logoHybrid Side event of the 41st Session of the UNESCO General Conference UNESCO Headquarters, Room X, Fontenoy Building, Paris, France 12 November 2021, 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm (CEST) // 7:15 am to 8:45 am (EST) To attend virtually via Zoom, please register here (https://bit.ly/3c2ISVJ). After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing…

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
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Hybrid Side event of the 41st Session of the UNESCO General Conference

UNESCO Headquarters, Room X,
Fontenoy Building, Paris, France
12 November 2021, 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm (CEST) // 7:15 am to 8:45 am (EST)

To attend virtually via Zoom, please register here (https://bit.ly/3c2ISVJ). After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information for joining the session. For more information, please visit the website of the meeting (https://bit.ly/3c85CUc)

Agenda
1:15 – 1:30

Opening Session

  • Ms Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO 
  • Mr Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares

Presentation

General presentation of the work of the Global Education Coalition and its strategic directions. 

  • Mr Borhene Chakroun, Director, Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems and Coordinator of the Global Education Coalition
1:30 – 1:50

High-Level roundtable: What did we learn and what are the remaining challenges for digital transformation of education?

Moderator: Mr Dimitri Sanga, Director, UNESCO Dakar Regional Office

  • H.E. Mr Rabiou Ousman, Minister of Education, Niger
  • H.E. Mr Curtis King, Minister of Education and National Reconciliation, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • H.E. Mr Devendra Paudel, Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Nepal
  • Mr Samuel Sasu Adonteng, Programmes Coordinator for Tertiary Education, All-Africa Students Union 

1:50 – 2:15 

Partners’ roundtable: How to achieve digital transformation of education through partnerships?

Moderator: Mr David Atchoarena, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning 

  • Ms Ethel Agnes Pascua-Valenzuela, Director, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Secretariat
  • Mr Gustav Praekelt, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Praekelt Foundation
  • Mr Danny Gauch, Director-General, Worlddidac
  • Ms Marie Bancal, Director for Partnerships and Development, PIX
  • Mr Arman Rahmatullah, Chief Executive Officer, TeachforAll Afghanistan 
2:15 – 2:40

What should shape the future of the Global Education Coalition?

Moderator: Ms Maki Katsuno-Hayashikawa, Director, Division for Education 2030

  • Ms Alexa Joyce, Digital Transformation and Skills Director, Microsoft
  • Mr Robert Jenkins, Global Director of Education, UNICEF
  • Ms Serena Brown, Director of Sustainable Development, KPMG International
  • Mr Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi, Global Director Education, the World Bank Group
  • Mr Taguchi Yasushi, Assistant Minister & Director-General for International Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) / Secretary-General, Japanese National Commission for UNESCO
2:40 – 2:45 

Conclusion and next steps

  • Ms Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO  

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Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).