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[Conference] International Conference on More and Better Investment in Global Education

Type Conference
Venue Lotte Hotel, Seoul, Korea Date 2016-06-14 ~ 2016-06-14
Sponsor Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea Contact

International Conference on More and Better Investment in Global Education

(Jun 13-14, 2016)

 
Time Description
Monday, June 13th

Reception

18:30~19:00 Venue: Peacock Suite, Lotte Hotel Seoul, Korea
Welcoming Dinner
19:00~21:00

Welcoming Remarks

  • Ju-Ho Lee, Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Toast Proposal

  • Justin W. van Fleet, Chief of Staff, Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education 
Tuesday, June 14th

Registration

08:00~10:00 Venue: Sapphire Ball Room, Lotte Hotel Seoul, Korea
Opening Session
10:00~10:20

Opening Remarks

Joon-Kyung Kim, President of Korea Development Institute [10 min]

Welcoming Remarks

Young Lee, Vice-Minister of Education, Korea [10 min] 
SESSION1: Education for Sustainable Development

Moderator: Glenn Alexander Withers, Distinguished Professor, Australian National University

10:20~11:50

Strategies for More and Better Investment in Education

  • Presenter 1: Michael Kremer, Professor, Harvard University [20 min]
  • Presenter 2: Miguel Urquiola, Professor, Columbia University  [20 min]

Comprehensive Discussion Session  [50 min]

  • Dankert Vedeler, Assistant Director General, Ministry of Education and Research of Norway
  • Kostadin Grozev Kostadinov, Former Vice-Minister of Education and Science of  Bulgaria
  • Kaba Urgessa, State Minister of Education of Ethiopia 
11:50~14:00 Lunch
SESSION2: Korean Experience

Moderator: Mayanja Teopista Birungi, Founder & General Secretary, Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)

14:00~15:40

Accumulating Human Capital for Sustainable Development in Korea

Turning Around Failing Vocation High Schools into Meister Schools

Presenter: Ju-Ho Lee, Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management [30 min]

Nuts and Bolts of the Aid for Vocational Education: Insights from a Good Practice

Presenter: Hyeok Jeong, Professor, Seoul National University [20 min]

Korea’s ODA Strategy in Global Education

Presenter: Booyuel Kim, Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management [20 min]

Comprehensive Discussion Session  [30 min]

  • Justin W. van Fleet, Chief of Staff, Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education
  • Kilaparti Ramakrishna, Director and Head of Sub-regional Office for East and North-East Asia, UNESCAP
  • Michel Welmond, Practice Leader for Human Development Unit of World Bank, Vietnam
15:40~16:00 Coffee Break
SESSION3: Panel Discussion Session
Moderator: Ju-Ho Lee, Professor, KDI school of Public Policy and Management
16:00~17:30 •    Panel Discussion Session [80 min]
Discussants:
•    Michael Kremer, Professor, Harvard University 
•    Miguel Urquiola, Professor, Columbia University 
•    Hyeok Jeong, Professor, Seoul National University 
•    Mayanja Teopista Birungi, Founder & General Secretary, Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) 
•    Soo Hyang  Choi, Director of Division for Inclusion, Peace and Sustainable Development at UNESCO 
•    Ee Ling Low, Associate Professor and Head of Office of Strategic Planning and Academic Quality at National Institute of Education(NIE), Singapore 
•    Glenn Alexander Withers, Professor, Australian National University 
•    Photo Session [10 min]