Day 3

The Future of Policy and Practice in Education: How might we better collaborate to advance equitable quality learning journeys?

The third day of the Schools2030 Global Forum launched with an exploration into how we, collectively, might better measure what matters. Explore below and download a short learnings report for each session.

Plenary 7:

The Future of Policy and Practice in Education: How might we transform education systems that advance quality learning for all?

Facilitators: Dr. Andrew Cunningham, Global Lead for Education | AKF Dr. Daniel Baheta, Chief of Education, UNICEF Tanzania

Speakers: Simon Sommer, Co-CEO, Jacobs Foundation | Hon. Pamela O’Donnell, High Commissioner, High Commission of Canada, Tanzania | Rajdeep Chowdhury, Senior Communications Specialist, The LEGO Foundation | Hon. Prof. Adolf Mkenda, Minister of Education, Tanzania | Hon. Prof. Joao Costa, Minister of Education, Portugal | Hon. Lela Mohammad Musa, Minister of Education, Zanzibar

Showcase 1:

“We want to be happy in diversity” – transforming education from pluralistic outlook in Brazil and Portugal

Facilitators: Thaís Mesquita, Schools2030 Brazil Rita Alves, Schools2030 Portugal

Speakers: Adriana Ferreira Rebouças Campelo, Escola Pluricultural Odé Kayodê, Brazil | Juvêncio da Silva Cardoso, Escola Baniwa Eeno Hiepole, Brazil | António Castel-Branco, Agrupamento de Escolas Ferreira de Castro, Portugal

Respondents: Jieun Seong, Korea International Cooperation Agency | Faith Shayo, UNESCO

Showcase 2:

Supporting literacy through creative writing, communication and self-expression in Pakistan and Uganda

Facilitators: Janat Namatovu, Schools2030 Uganda | Shakoor Muhammad, Schools2030 Paksitan

Speakers: Jalia Nakyanzi, Mackay Memorial College Nateete Uganda | Sajida Baig, Headmistress, Karimabad Hunza High School, Pakistan

Respondents: Innocent Mulindwa, World Bank | Gemma Todd, World Bank

Watch: This presentation on the Word Card Game, developed by teacher, Sanobar Syed from Pakistan, who was unable to attend the Global Forum.

Showcase 3:

Holistic, playful approaches to foundational skill development in India and Tanzania

Facilitators: Shaibu Athuman, Schools2030 Tanzania | Kangkana Bodoloi, Schools2030 India

Speakers: Ajit Prabhakar, Madhya Vidyalay Nargada School, India | Wande Mkonyi, Toangoma Primary School, Tanzania

Respondents: Ravi Prakash, IAS, Director, Primary Education, Bihar Government, India | Rasmata Barry, Global Affairs Canada

Showcase 4:

Improving literacy and parental engagement through collaborative learning platformsin Kyrgyzstan and Kenya

Facilitators: Jamal Papieva, Schools2030 Kyrgyzstan | Halima Shaaban, Schools2030 Kenya

Speakers: Said Baya Kombo, Tom Mboya Primary School, Mombasa, Kenya | Gulburak Akynbek Kyzy, Zhoogazyn-Murdash Pre-school Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Respondent: Laura Kikuli USAID

Showcase 5:

Raising science and math outcomes through creativity and collaboration in Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Facilitator: Sherali Saidoshurov, Schools2030 Tajikistan

Speakers: Soro Saidmurodova, #5 School Khorog, GBAO, Tajikistan | Rayana Fazli, Schools2030 Afghanistan

Respondent: Colin Bangay, UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Plenary 8:

Schools2030 Global Forum Closing Ceremony: How might genuine dialogue between school and policy leaders catalyse quality learning for all?

Facilitators: Dr. Andrew Cunningham, Global Lead for Education, AKF | Alexandra Marques, Director of Education, AKF Portugal

Speakers: Riaz Nathu, CEO, AKF East Africa Ousmane Niang, Tanzania Country Deputy Representative, UNICEF | John Kalage, HakiElimu, Executive Director, RELI | Kate Ross, FCDO, What Works Hub | Bethiel Girma Holton, Programme Officer, Oak Foundation | Hon. Prof. Joao Costa, Minister of Education, Portugal