Education Transformation: How visionary leadership and policy reform drive lasting achievement

Ms Martina Roth | Presentation (PDF)



At Intel, we know that a comprehensive approach is necessary to transform education. That’s why we have invested over one billion dollars and close to three million employee volunteer hours to improve teaching and learning environments in 70+ countries over the last decade. For that we are working closely together with governments, NGOs, academia, industries and multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Our systematic approach: Through our long-standing dedication to education, we’re delivering fresh insights, unique programs and holistic solutions to help government officials, educators, IT professionals, and other leaders inspire excellence in students. For that, we collaborate closely governments, NGOs, academia and industries in multi-stakeholder partnerships.

The 7 Essential Components of Education Transformation we developed with leading international experts and organisations and provided substantial material, programs and resources for, are : (1) Leadership; (2) Effective policies; (3) Professional development; (4) Curriculum standards and assessment; (5) Information and communications technology (ICT) programs; (6) Research and evaluation; (7) Sustainable resourcing

In this break out session, we will discuss why and how visionary leadership and policy reform drive lasting achievement. We will share and make use of research, blue prints and practical resources, like the Intel Education Policy Guide and Tools, developed with six rewarding international policy experts.

Focus areas include:

1. Defining the vision

2. Develop a master plan

3. Implement Initiatives

4. Evaluate and assess

5. Adopt



Ms Martina A. Roth is the Senior Director of Global Education Strategy, Research and Policy at Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group. In this capacity, she drives Intel’s education engagement with strategic alliance partners like UNESCO, OECD, IEA, the WEF, GPE, World Bank and governments and industry partners. She drove Intel’s internal research for education and initiated new research alliances like ATC21S (Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills). She is member of various global and regional education and research boards and author and co-author of various publications in the field of education research and policy.

Ms Roth joined Intel in 1997 as Program Manager for ‘Kids and Creativity’ at Intel’s Content Group, managing Intel education software developers throughout Europe. From 1999 to 2002 she led the Intel Education Group and programs for Central Europe, from 2002 to 2007 for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Prior to joining Intel Corporation Ms Roth was Methodic Director of the Management Training Center at Carl Zeiss Germany, Learning System and Multimedia Manger at the Start up 3V Multimedia in Munich, Germany and a Lecturer and Scientific Collaborator at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

Ms Roth holds an MA in Pedagogy and a PhD in Philology from the University of Jena/Germany. She holds a Certificate as Media-Didactic and Lecturer for Learning Systems from the IBI, Munich/Germany, a Certificate on Market Strategy from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France and a Certificate for Entrepreneurship from the University of California at Berkeley.



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