Following their consultation report, Professor Heikki Lyytinen at the University of Jyväskylä explains why teachers need to have “the right training for teaching literacy in local African languages.”
Alibaba Executive Chairman and Commissioner Jack Ma convenes the inaugural Xin Philanthropy Conference in Hangzhou, China to discuss, among other topics, moving toward global education. Joining Mr. Ma will be Commission Chair Gordon Brown who will speak at a plenary session and on the education panel.
Five questions and answers from the Education Commission consultation at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific expert meeting on school finance
Bringing together 47 attendees from 12 countries, the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Expert Meeting on School Finance explored the Education Commission’s consultation questions ranging from education financing to technology in the classroom.
Youth Panel co-chair Rosemarie Ramitt discusses her journey as a member of the disabled community and explains why the quality of an education must never be compromised no matter the circumstances.
Advocating for a global education ecosystem “comprised of new partnerships between bilateral and multilateral donors, the philanthropic community, and global organizations” is Wendy Kopp, the CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For All and Founder of Teach For America.
Speaking with Devex, Commissioner Julia Gillard discusses the excitement around a “new information and data journey” and the need to expand education access and quality.
Following the International Conference on More and Better Investment in Global Education in Seoul, Korea, two Education Commissioners had the privilege of seeing firsthand the incredible work taking place at Mirim Meister High School.
As part of Handicap International’s consultation report, Julia McGeown and Colin Low make the case for optimizing the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the classroom to help empower learners with disabilities.
Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360 – a student engagement platform used by over 3 million students across the world – tells us about education transformations already underway and others to expect in the future. From the ‘Fitbit’ awareness paradigm to predictive analytics, read about the important trends to watch in the ‘Third Wave’ of education.
Commissioner Amel Karboul explores the teacher versus technology debate and how best to “harness technology to transform the role of the teacher, and thus transform learning.”