Reimagining Human and Social Development for Digitalized and Climate-Resilient Economies

Event: 10th ADB International Skills Forum: A New Era Digitalized and Climate-Resilient Human and Social Development

Reimagining Human and Social Development for Digitalized and Climate-Resilient Economies

17 October 2023
Author / Speaker: 
Fernando Reimers, Harvard Graduate School of Education - Other materials by the author
Romny Om, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Cambodia - Other materials by the author
Don Pomb Polye, Ministry of Higher Education of Papua New Guinea - Other materials by the author
Rukmini Banerji, Pratham Education Foundation - Other materials by the author
A. Lin Goodwin, Boston College - Other materials by the author
Ayako Inagaki, ADB - Other materials by the author

This plenary panel of policy makers and education leaders will outline a new vision for education in an increasingly technology-enabled world where economies face dire challenges of climate change and need to develop inter-sectoral solutions to complex development needs.     

For more materials from Fernando Reimers, please check the links below: 

Book on Education and Climate Change

Book explaining how to bring to scale reforms that promote climate resiliency

Here are a few publications on how to sustain education reforms at scale:

  1. Audacious​ Education Purposes
  2. Implementing Deeper Learning and 21st Century Education Reforms
  3. Empowering Teachers to Build a Better World
  4. Education and Climate Change

Recent book on the long-term impact of COVID-19 on education

This is a recent article on the relationship of education to democracy, and how the current challenges democracy is experiencing are affecting education

And then, there are these three curriculum resources aligned with the UN SDGs

  1. Empowering Global Citizens: A World Course
  2. Empowering Students to Improve the World in Sixty Lessons. Version 1.0
  3. Learning to Collaborate for the Global Common Good


Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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