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Global Education Leaders Set to Drive Urgent Change at the RewirEd Summit

by Eddie Rayner

Taking place over three days between 12-14December, during Expo 2020 Dubai’s Knowledge and Learning Week, the RewirEd Summit will provide a platform to drive the transformational change that education needs.

The intensive debate, workshops and transformative initiatives that are being revealed will all focus on three key themes: Youth Skills and the Future of Work (Day One); Innovation in Education (Day Two); and Education Financing (Day Three).

The RewirEd Summit features a stellar line-up of speakers, including Gordon Brown,now theUN’s Special Envoy for Global Education; H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, Chair of the Board of Directors of Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and former President of Tanzania; Patrizio Bianchi, Italian Minister of Education; H.E Shamma bint Suhai bin Faris Al Mazrui, UAE Minister of State for Youth; Mamta Murthi, Vice President, Human Development, World Bank; Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of PwC; Alan Jope, CEO Unilever; and Dr Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares, hosts of the Summit.

400+ speakers to tackle the education crisis and drive a new wave of innovation

Joining these speakers for the much-needed conversation on the future of education are also youth change-makers, teachers and non-governmental organisations from all corners of the world. 

Over 100High Level Panels and break-out sessions will focus on pressing issues, such as:

  • Re-imagining Tertiary Education
  • The power of public/private partnerships to drive educational opportunities 
  • Girls’ Education: The Perspective of Islam
  • Education & its crucial role in combating the climate crisis
  • Building forward from Covid-19: financing catch-up education for the world’s most vulnerable children 

The RewirEd Declaration on Connectivity for Education: a framework for Action & Investment, developed by UNESCO & Dubai Cares, will also be launched at the Summit, aiming to build consensus and commitments through collective collaboration between key stakeholders, addressing key barriers to connectivity and highlighting the need for an ecosystem for meaningful connectivity that ensures affordability, usability and reliability for learners and communities.

Education to be ‘re-wired’ for an inclusive and sustainable future for all – 12-14December at Expo 2020 Dubai

The decisions and recommendations from RewirEd Summit will be presented to the UN and global stakeholders, forming a core part of the future education roadmap. 

To attend the Summit at the Dubai Exhibition Centre at the Expo 2020 Dubai site, please register at: https://www.rewired2021.com/summit/