Forum: The vision of Education Reform in the United States of America

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Keeping the Eye on the Ball!    

“Keeping the Eye on the Ball! The Vision of Education Reform in the United States” is the title of an address to be given by Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education.
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and David Killion, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of the United States of America to UNESCO, invite all interested parties to this forum. Mr Getachew Engida, Deputy Director-General of UNESCO will present the speaker and Mr Qian Tang, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education, will moderate the discussion.
In his confirmation hearings, Mr Duncan called education "the most pressing issue facing America," adding that "preparing young people for success in life is not just a moral obligation of society" but also an "economic imperative."


Details

Type of Event Special Event
Start 04.11.2010 08:30 local time
End 04.11.2010 10:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point McOmish, Elspeth
Organizer Permanent Delegate of the United States of America to UNESCO
Contact
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters - Siège de l'UNESCO
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
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