last week, i shared that UNESCO has so wonderfully graciously invited me as a plenary speaker at the Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) conference next month.
the list of my fellow plenary speakers is out, but first, the Raja Roy Singh lecture will be given by Kishore Mahbubani, Professor in the Practice of Public Policy and Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, and the keynote addresses will be by Sean Slade, Senior Director of Global Outreach, ASCD, and Dina Ocampo, Deputy Education Under Secretary, the Philippines.
my fellow plenary speakers (whom i am so looking forward to meeting and interacting with) are:
Madhav Chavan, Co-Founder of and former CEO of Pratham, India;
Kuroda, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies and Director, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Waseda University, Japan;
Manzoor Ahmed, Professor Emeritus, BRAC University, Bangladesh;
Dina Joana S Ocampo, Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction, Department of Education, Philippines;
Sean Slade, Senior Director of Global Outreach, ASCD;
Esther Ho, Director of Hong Kong Centre for International Assessment, the Faculty of Education, the Chinese University of Hong Kong;
Jim Tognolini, Director of the Assessment and Educational Measurement and Hub, University of Sydney, and Distinguished Research Scientist at Pearson;
Jimin Cho, Senior Researcher and Director, Division of Global Education, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Republic of Korea;
Suzanne Grant Lewis, Director, International Institute for Education Planning, France;
James H Williams, Professor of International Education & International Affairs, George Washington University; and
Manju Balasubramanyam, Principal of Delhi Public School, Bangalore, India.