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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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