The Basic Education Coalition will host a conversation on the World Bank’s World Development Report (WDR): LEARNING to Realize Education’s Promise on October 24th, 2017. The WDR is the World Bank’s flagship report, which is prepared annually on a specific topic of global importance. For the first time in almost 40 years of the WDR series, the focus is on education.
The objective of this WDR is to provide guidance on how to integrate education, learning, and skills with the drive to meet broader development challenges. The World Bank has reached out to BEC to organize an event that would provide expert technical feedback on WDR recommendations and next steps for implementation.
Participants will hear an overview of the WDR18, followed by remarks by the authors, BEC leadership, and USAID. There will be ample time for Q&A, and breakout sessions will convene around the topics of Early Childhood, Measuring Learning, Education in Crisis, and Advocacy. In this regard, we are pleased to invite BEC members to join the conversation and share thoughts/views.
*Invitations were recently sent to the point of contact at each of our BEC organizations. Space is limited, but we hope to see many of you on the 24th!