Fernando M. Reimers, Professor of the Practice in International Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education: "Educating Students to Improve the World." (LALSES)


Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:30pm

Online Event

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Join us for a discussion with Fernando M. Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education

on his book Educating Students to Improve the World.

Hosted by Catherine Bartch, Associate Director LALS

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Bio for Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers isthe Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of the International Education Policy Masters Program at Harvard University. An expert in the field of Global Education, his research and teaching focus on understanding how to educate children and youth so they can thrive in the 21st century. He is a member of UNESCO’s high level commission on the Futures of Education. With colleagues at the OECD, the World Bank and the organization Hundred, he is leading an effort to support educational continuity during the COVID-19 Pandemic with applied research.

He has written or edited thirty-five books, of which the most recent include: Education and Climate Change: the Role of Universities, Implementing Deeper Learning and 21st Century Reforms: Building an education Renaissance after a Global Pandemic, Educating Students to Improve the World, Audacious Education Purposes. How governments transform the goals of education systems, Empowering teachers to build a better world. How six nations support teachers for 21st century education, Leading Education Through COVID-19. At the moment he is leading a large comparative study of how 25 universities around the world have partnered with elementary and secondary schools to sustain educational opportunity during the Pandemic.

More information about his work is available here https://fernando-reimers.gse.harvard.edu/

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