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Leveraging COVID-19 for the Future of Education and Work



IBE’s Director Professor Mmantsetsa Marope was joined on-line on 17 April 2020 by thought leaders from around the world, to consider how responses to the COVID-19 pandemic might be leveraged to influence the future of education and work. 

Over 8,000 listeners tuned into the event which was hosted by Professor Marope who was joined by Dr. Plamen Russev, Executive Chairman of Webit Foundation and included leading figures from education, the economy and work including: Dr. Dipu Moni - Minister of Education Bangladesh; Dr. Anthony Mackay - CEO & President National Center on Education and the Economy; Prof. Rolph Eric van der Hoeven - Emeritus Professor of employment and development economics ISS Hague; Dr. Yaacov Hecht - Founder Education Cities; and Jared Lindzon - Columnist Fast Company & The Guardian. 

Listen to the discussion (https://virtual.webit.org/event-2020-04-17.php)