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【Lecture】Education for the 21st Century Published:2017-12-14 15:51:29  Views:10

Education for the 21st Century

by Prof. Fernando Reimers (Harvard University)
Host: Prof. LI Qi
Time: 10:30 am-12:00pm, December 15, 2017
Room: R822 Yingdong Building, BNU

Brief Introduction about Prof. Fernando Reimers:

•Ed.D., Harvard University, (1988)
•Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education
•Faculty Director, International Education Policy Program
•Director, Global Education Innovation Initiative
•Faculty Chair, Think Tank on Global Education

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century. He works also in the area of global citizenship education and in how to align education policies with the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

He directs a cross-national effort to advance the improvement of public education towards greater relevance in supporting students to gain the cognitive and socio-emotional competencies essential to thrive in the 21st century Global Education Innovation Initiative.

Outline for the Lecture:
1. Why rethinking education for the 21st century is necessary?
2. What is the Global Education Innovation INitiative and what is our theory of action?
3. What do we do on research and what are our key findings?
4. What is the theory of Informed Dialogue and what have we done in that domain?
5. Why do we think developing practical tools and protocols can help close the gap between research, policy and practice?
6. What have we done developing global citizenship curriculum?
7. What are we learning from the global community of school leaders and teachers we are supporting as they work in global citizenship education?


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