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How to Realize Education’s Promise in MENA

December 13, 2017

Amman, Jordan

MULTIMEDIA



Join a live discussion from Amman with ministers from across the region and the authors of the World Development Report to discuss how to realize education’s promise, and follow the conversation on Twitter using these hashtags: #WDR2018 and #LearningCrisis.

  • Despite massive global gains in access to education, recent learning assessments reveal that many children around the world are leaving school unequipped with even foundational literacy and numeracy skills, let alone higher-order 21st-century skills.

    Join a live discussion from Amman with Ministers from across the region and the authors of the World Development Report to discuss how to realize education’s promise in the region.

    The event will open with remarks by Omar Razzaz, Minister of Education in Jordan and Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Vice President for the Middle East & North Africa.

    The agenda includes a presentation of the findings of the World Development Report featuring Deon P. Filmer and Halsey Rogers, co-directors of the report and a panel discussion with regional ministers on the current state of education in the Arab World, moderated by World Bank Education Practice Manager Safaa El-Kogali.

DETAILS

  • Time and location: Amman, Jordan - December 13th, 9:30 AM (local time)