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[Lecture] Lecture Series by Director of UNESCO-International Bureau of Education​

Date: Jan. 9th, 2020

Venue: Lecture Room 1, Jingshi Hall

Guest Speaker: Dr. Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of IBE-UNESCO

Sponsored by: China National Commission for UNESCO; IBE-UNESCO; Beijing Normal University

Organized by: Faculty of Education, BNU; UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural  Education (INRULED)


Introduction to the Speaker:

Dr. Mmantsetsa Marope is the Director of UNESCO-International Bureau of Education (IBE) in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Chicago. Her professional career includes: 11 years university professorship; 10 years at the World Bank; 10 years in the United Nations; extensive advisory and consultancy services for governments, regional economic communities, regional research networks, ministries of education, bilateral and multilateral agencies; managing international research capacity development networks; and the civil service.

Throughout her career, Dr. Marope has built extensive experience at all levels and types of education, learning, and training systems. Her publications cover a wide range of areas including: global norms and standard setting tools; system diagnostic tools; system prototypes; all sub-sectors of education, learning, and training systems; future global competences; education and development; capacity development; and award-winning Setswana novels.



Lecture 1: Reconceptualizing and Repositioning in the 21st Century : A Global Paradigm Shift

Time: 11:00AM-12:30PM

Lecture 2: Addressing the Global Learning Crisis : What can Neuroscience offer?


Lecture 3: Building Resilient System for Effective Delivery of Holistic Quality ECCE Service