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May 2021

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

May 18, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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: Bob Schwartz - Leonhardt Slide Wallace Lim - Progressive Framework for I&E Training in Temasek Polytechnic 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…

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January 2022

FWE Webinar | What Works: Lessons on (Post-) Secondary Vocational Education Worldwide

January 18 @ 9:30 am UTC-4

Date: January 18th, 2022 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST (UTC-4) Topic: Lessons on (post-) secondary vocational education worldwide Click Here for Webinar Registration Watch Webinar:   Abstract: The Forum for World Education has been discussing alternative paths to careers in different countries. In this webinar, we are continuing this theme with efforts to create new pipelines from secondary to postsecondary institutions in Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. All our participants focus on preparing young people for successful…

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March 2022

FWE Webinar | Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic About Ways to Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Education Systems: Part 1 What the Policy and Practice Responses of Secondary School Systems Around the World Have Taught Us

March 15 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-5

Date: March 15th, 2022 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST Topic: What the Policy and Practice Responses of Secondary School Systems Around the World Have Taught Us Click Here for Webinar Registration Watch Webinar:   Abstract: The Forum for World Education is conducting three successive webinars focused on what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. This first of the three webinars will focus on the UNESCO/IEA report on what happened during the first year of the pandemic– the…

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April 2022

FWE Webinar | Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic About Ways to Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Education Systems: Part 2: Challenges, Responses and Lessons for the Future

April 19 @ 9:30 am10:45 am UTC-4

Date: April 19th, 2022 Time: 9:30 am - 10:45 am EST Topic: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic on Ways to Improve the Efficiency & Effectiveness of Education Systems, Part 2: Challenges, Responses and Lessons for the Future Click Here for Webinar Registration Watch Webinar:   Abstract: The Forum for World Education is conducting three successive webinars focused on what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will center on the experience and outcomes of school children and what…

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May 2022

Beethoven in Beijing – A Film Screening & Conversation with the Director

May 3 @ 4:30 pm6:00 pm UTC-4

Join the Forum for World Education (FWE) and Pace University’s Global Asia Institute for a free viewing of Beethoven in Beijing, followed by a live Q&A with the director and producers of the film on May 3rd, 2022 at 4:30-6:00pm EDT. Experience the international impact of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s historic 1973 trip to China, offering a story of cultural reversals and a glimpse into the worldwide future of classical music. Watch the documentary Beethoven in Beijing Watch on Show & Tell Website…

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FWE Young Leaders Webinar | The Value and Impact of Study Abroad Experiences in Fostering Leadership, Passion, and Vision

May 5 @ 9:00 am10:15 am UTC-4

Date: May 5th, 2022 Time: 9:00 am - 10:15 am EDT (UTC-4) Topic: The Value and Impact of Study Abroad Experiences in Fostering Leadership, Passion, and Vision Click Here for Webinar Registration Watch Webinar:   Abstract: Cultural exchanges have always been an important pillar of the World relationship, and the large number of international students is the most important part of these exchanges. The webinar intends to explore the stories of the study abroad experiences of 4 outstanding FWE Young…

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Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic on Ways to Improve the Efficiency & Effectiveness of Education Systems, Part 3: Lessons from the U.S. Experience for Building a More Effective and Resilient Education Eco-system for the Future

May 17 @ 9:30 am11:00 am UTC-4

Date: May 17th, 2022 Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am EDT (UTC-4) Topic: Lessons from the U.S. Experience for Building a More Effective and Resilient Education Eco-system for the Future Click Here for Webinar Registration Watch Webinar:   Presentations: Matt Dawson - Presentation 5/17/2022 Karyn Lewis - Presentation 5-17-2022 Fenot Aklog - Presentation 5-17-22 Abstract: The Forum for World Education is conducting three successive webinars focused on what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. This third webinar will center…

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