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Annual Conference 2021

Education, the Pandemic and Global Solutions for a Sustainable Future

Dates: 29 and 30 July 2021 | Times: 11:00 to 13:00 (GMT+1) each day | Venue: Virtual

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The CEC Annual Conference 2021 will showcase innovative approaches developed by teachers and educational professionals, in the face of the pandemic, to deliver education to young people, wherever they might be located.

The conference will:

  • Offer a wide range of examples from a mix of countries including Ghana, India, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Zambia
  • Provide a forum for delegates to discuss and contribute from their own experiences, including through parallel workshops
  • Review the impact of Covid on the delivery of education and the implications for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals for education
  • Consider how to encourage the global dissemination of innovations and facilitate the sharing of ideas for the benefit of students, wherever they might be located

The conference will be virtual and will run for two hours on each of two days. The programme content for each day will be different.

The conference welcomes all delegates: teachers, education professionals, policymakers, NGO staff, government representatives, companies involved in developing educational solutions and the general public – wherever in the world you might be located.

DAY 1 (29 July: 1100 to 1300 GMT) - Delivering change: recent practitioner experiences and their implications

DAY 2 (30 July: 1100 to 1300 GMT) - Beyond the crisis: innovations, ideas and longer-term implications

Speakers include:

  • Eric Mawuko Agbanyo, Nii Okine Basic School, Ghana
  • Akwasi Addae Boahene, Policy Advisor Education, Ministry of Education, Ghana
  • Ruth Dorrell, Programme Manager, Warwick in Africa, UK
  • Nabeel Goheer, Assistant Secretary-General, Commonwealth Secretariat, UK
  • Professor Geeta Kingdon, CEO City Montessori Schools, Lucknow, India and Professor of International Education, University College London, UK
  • Francis Kpodza, Education Directorate, Ghana
  • Zayana Njalambaha, Sua Secondary School, Morogoro, Tanzania
  • Chris Nutman, Founder & Designer, Global Teacher, UK
  • Carlos Vargas-Tamez, Head, Secretariat for the International Taskforce on Teachers for Education 2030, UNESCO, Paris
  • Jyoti Thyagarajan, Founder and Executive Trustee, Meghshala Trust, India


Attendance at the event is strictly by invitation only and early booking is essential as the number of places is very limited.
Invitations will be sent to individuals who have registered their attendance.

To avoid disappointment, please RESERVE your place now on Eventbrite HERE, or email us at [email protected] 

Once you have registered you will be sent a Zoom link to allow you to participate nearer the conference date.

Any queries please contact: Dr Neil Kemp at [email protected]

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