Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Policy Roundtable: Making Education Relevant


Monday, September 25, 2017, 2:30pm to 5:00pm


Instituto Singularidades - R. Dep. Lacerda Franco, 88 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP

At the time of his book launching, One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement, Professor Fernando Reimers will facilitate a discussion of the role of education leaders in enhancing the relevance of education and the challenges of collective leadership.

The conversation will be divided in two parts and participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Professor Manuel Palacios, from the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora and Teca Pontual, Director of Curriculum at the Ministry of Education, will contribute as discussants.
2.30-3.30 PM – The Role of Leadership in Enhancing the Relevance of Education
This session will discuss the recent book One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement, a study of the leadership challenges faced by the graduate of Harvard’s Program in International Education Policy as they advance bold education reforms around the world.
3.45-4.45 PM – The Roles of Collective Leadership as They Apply to The Improvement of Teacher Quality
This conversation will build on the report of the Global Alliance to Improve Teacher Quality, just published in Portuguese by UNESCO and the Federal Ministry of Education.

See also: Brazil