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October 2020

Session Four | Covid-19: The economic impacts of learning losses? How do we evaluate learning?

October 27, 2020
Online Webinar

Time: October 27th 9:30 am EDT (UTC-4) The economic crisis following the pandemic will push policy-makers to think harder about how to invest limited resources best, and how to strike a balance between resourcing the present and securing the future. Inevitably, this will mean reconciling the needs of people by demographics, geography and social background. At the same time, the world shows huge differences in the educational outcomes achieved per dollar invested. What can we learn about making educational investment…

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January 2021

FWE Webinar | Lessons from How People Learn II: Opportunities and Imperatives for Education in a Post-COVID World.

January 26 @ 8:30 am10:00 am UTC-5

Date: January 26th, 2021 Time: 8:30 am EST (UTC-5) Meet the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to the future of our worldwide education infrastructure:   Link to the report Lessons from How People Learn II: https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24783/how-people-learn-ii-learners-contexts-and-cultures Heidi Schweingruber: Presentation PowerPoint Slides - HPLII Slides FWE overview Ken Koedinger: Presentation PowerPoint Slides - HowPeopleLearn2_Koedinger Nancy Law: Presentation PowerPoint Slides - Expanding Science of Learning Research to Multilevel aligned learning-final   Program Speakers Register

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February 2021

FWE Webinar | The Future of Teacher Education

February 23 @ 8:30 am10:00 am UTC-5

Date: February 23rd, 2021 Time: 8:30 am EST (UTC-5) Meet the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to the future of our worldwide education infrastructure: Program Speakers Register

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March 2021

FWE Webinar | Innovative Global Practices in Teacher Education

March 23 @ 8:30 am10:00 am UTC-4

Date: March 23rd, 2021 Time: 8:30 am EST (UTC-4) Innovative Global Practices in Teacher Education. Teaching is challenging in the best of times. Over the past year, teachers worldwide have been further challenged by the health, social, and economic fallout associated with COVID-19. As we emerge from the pandemic, it is more important than ever to marshal all the resources at our disposal to ensure that we maintain a strong teaching force through pre-service training and in-service professional development and support…

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Paul K. Kelly Memorial Webinar

March 31 @ 9:00 am10:00 am UTC-5

Date: March 31st, 2021 Time: 9:00 am EST (UTC-4) It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Paul K. Kelly, one of Forum for World Education’s founders. Paul was an inspirational leader and dedicated philanthropist, having served as a pioneer in the field of international finance and a generous board member at the University of Pennsylvania, the New York Film Academy, the Yale Cancer Center, and the MIT Collaborative Initiatives. Moreover, he was staunch supporter…

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April 2021

FWE Webinar | Business Approaches to Preparing Employees (Induction, Training & Development)

April 27 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-4

Date: April 27th, 2021 Time: 9:30 am EST (UTC-4) Business Approaches to Preparing Employees (Induction, Training & Development). The webinar will showcase three multinational firms discussing their strategies for preparing employees from induction through training and on-going professional development. The session will be moderated by Dane Linn, VP of the Business Roundtable, who will ask what commonalities exist among the companies and with advice to educators in initial preparation of the prospective employees.   Program Speakers Register Presentations: 1. Heather Stefanski…

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May 2021

FWE Webinar | Global Perspectives on Strategies for Strengthening Education to Employment Pathways

May 18 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-4

Date: May 18th, 2021 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST (UTC-4) Global Perspectives on Strategies for Strengthening Education to Employment Pathways This panel will discuss the range of common challenges in preparing young people for the rapidly changing needs of employers, both locally and globally. Panelists will consider both common and location-specific conditions that prevent many young people from achieving their potential and hamper the economic development and productivity goals of employers and regions. The panel will showcase a…

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July 2021

FWE Webinar | Supporting Public Education in the U.S.

July 13 @ 9:30 pm10:30 pm UTC-4

Date: July 13th, 2021 Time: 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm EST (UTC-4) Supporting Public Education in the U.S. Join us for an in-depth discussion on supporting U.S. public education with thought leaders in business, government, and higher education. Led by President Emerita of Teachers College, Columbia University, Dr. Susan Fuhrman. Watch Webinar: Watch the U.S. trailer video: Watch the China trailer video: Program Speakers Register

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September 2021

FWE Webinar | What is PIAAC and what can it tell us about the importance of skills?

September 21 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-4

Date: September 21st, 2021 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST (UTC-4) Watch Webinar: Presentations: - William Thorn: FWE_Thorn Sept 2021 - Guido Schwerdt: FWE_Schwerdt_Sept 2021 - Alexandria Valerio: FWE_Valerio Sept 2021 Click Here for Webinar Registration Topic: What is PIAAC and what can it tell us about the importance of skills? Abstract: During the past 60 or so years we have seen a significant growth in the number of large-scale international assessments, including the development of PIAAC or the…

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October 2021

FWE Webinar | Building a Future Workforce: Who is Getting It Right?

October 19 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-4

Date: October 19th, 2021 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST (UTC-4) Topic: The role of post-secondary education institutions in meeting future workforce needs Watch Webinar: Presentations: Will be shared here Click Here for Webinar Registration Abstract: What’s the real purpose of a high school education? Do “college-ready” and “career-ready” mean different things? What can we learn from nations such as Singapore, which has invested in a comprehensive system for constant upskilling and reskilling? What do new workplace technologies imply…

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