4 Dec 2023 (GMT+8)
Hong Kong & Virtual
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The future has never been harder to predict—and the urgency to catalyze change in education has never been greater.
Join us to hear perspectives from around the world on the ideas and practices already driving change at every level, from classrooms to systems.
The Hon. Dr David Moinina Sengeh, Chief Minister, Chief Innovation Officer, and former Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Sierra Leone and 2023 Yidan Prize laureates Professor Michelene Chi and Shai Reshef will discuss big ideas that spark change.
With panels featuring Yidan Prize laureates and other distinguished experts from across the education spectrum, we’ll talk about topics including:
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Founder, Yidan Prize
Head, Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in China
2023 Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate; Regents Professor & Dorothy Bray Endowed Professor of Science and Teaching, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
Honorary Professor, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong
Associate Professor, Academic Unit of Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences, The University of Hong Kong; Director, Doctor of Education Program, The University of Hong Kong
Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Education; Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education, The University of Hong Kong
Executive Director, International Education Funders Group (IEFG)
2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate; CEO, Pratham Education Foundation
2017 Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate; Founder and Director, Fundación Escuela Nueva (FEN)
CEO, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)
Former Global Education Director, World Bank
Member, Yidan Council of Luminaries; CEO and Co-Founder, Teach For All
2023 Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate; Founder and President, University of the People
Distinguished Scholar of Higher Education, New York University; President Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University
Chief Minister, Chief Innovation Officer, and former Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Sierra Leone
2020 Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate; Executive Advisor, CAMFED
2020 Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate; CEO, CAMFED
Chairman, Board of Governors, Our Hong Kong Foundation
3 Dec 2023
Opening keynote—Building skills in a world of change: a renewed focus on quality in education
Rethinking how we teach based on how students learn: putting theory into practice
Catalyzing systems change: meet the people putting big ideas into action
Reimagining higher education: a new model for accessibility and affordability
Putting the most marginalized at the heart of policymaking: radical inclusion in education