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Rethinking Education, Shaping the Future

IFC’s 6th International Private Education Conference

IFC’s 6th International Private Education Conference, Rethinking Education, Shaping the Future, brought together more than 360 education professionals, thought leaders, academics, entrepreneurs, innovators and investors from almost 230 companies representing 55 countries from around the globe. 


On April 1-2, 2014 in San Francisco, USA, the delegates participated in stimulating discussions and dialogue on how innovation and technology in education delivery and results measurement are giving new tools for broadening access to quality education for millions of students around the world.



Interactive e-Magazine about the conference


Videos of main sessions and interviews with participants


Related blogs and articles


Rethinking Private Higher Education, by University World Press


Big Data for Poor Students, by Jin-Yong Cai, CEO, IFC


IFC on Rethinking Education, by Tom Vander Ark, CEO, Getting Smart


Industry Relevant Education, by International Technology University


Teaching 21st Century Skills to Ready Students for the World of Work, by Mohammed Ali Khan, Sr. Education Specialist, IFC


Are Children Learning Anything in School?, by Harry Patrinos, Education Manager, World Bank


Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?, by Maryanna Abdo, Director Emerging Markets Education, The Parthenon Group; Ashwin Assomull, Partner, International Education Practice, The Parthenon Group; and Svava Bjarnason, Principal Education Specialist, IFC


Why Engage the Private Education Sector?, by Harry Patrinos, Education Manager, World Bank  



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