GPE at CIES 2016

More than 2,500 education professionals to meet in Vancouver for the Comparative and International Education Society’s annual conference

Learning materials at Wowetta primary school, Annai, Guyana Credit: GPE/Daisuke Kanazawa

This year, the Global Partnership will be joining the education research community at the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) Annual Conference to present its new Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. In addition, GPE partners will present the findings of research funded by the Global and Regional Activities (GRA) Program – six of these projects will be presented at the conference.

With over 500 sessions and 2,500 attendees the CIES Conference is a can’t-miss opportunity for education researchers and professionals to meet and share knowledge on what works in educational development.

In its 60th year, the 2016 Conference will take place in Vancouver from March 6 to 10 under the theme “Six decades of Comparative and International Education: Taking Stock and Looking Forward”.

GPE events at CIES 2016

CIES 2016 Program

DATE TIME EVENT MORE INFORMATION
Monday, March 7 8:00-9:30 Expanding Secondary Education for Development Ian Macpherson
(Discussant)
Description
Monday, March 7 9:45–11:15 Building institutional capacity for education in conflict affected and fragile states Raphaëlle Martinez
(Presenter)
Description
Monday, March 7 09:45 am-11:15 am GRA Program:
School grants: a successful strategy to contribute to quality education for all? Lessons from an intensive IIEP/UNESCO research program
Ian Macpherson
(Chair)
Description
Monday, March 7 11:30-13:00 GRA Program:
Enabling Quality Instruction, Empowering Effective Early Reading Acquisition: Lessons Learned From a Three-Year Partnership with Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal
Amapola Alama - UNESCO International Bureau of Education
(Presenter)
Description
Monday, March 7 16:45-18:15 Envisioning schools free from gender-based violence: Using evidence for action Presentation by Working Group to end SRGBV
Description
Tuesday, March 8 11:30-13:00 The role of learning in the SDGs: Research, policy and action With Ian Macpherson
(Presenter)
Description
Tuesday, March 8 13:15-14:45 GPE Panel:
Education sector planning in the Global Partnership for Education: technical perspectives
Talia de Chaisemartin
(Chair)
Raphaëlle Martinez
(Presenter)
Description
Tuesday, March 8 13:15-14:45 The Impacts of Strategic Litigation on Equal Access to Quality Education in Brazil, India and South Africa Ian Macpherson
(Discussant)
Description
Wednesday, March 9 08:00-9:30 Bridging the humanitarian-development divide: crisis-sensitive educational planning Raphaëlle Martinez
(Presenter)
Description
Wednesday, March 9 08:00-9:30 GRA Program:
Learning for All: Using assessment data for policy and planning in Asia
Ramya Vivekanandan
UNESCO Bangkok Office
(Presenter)
Description
Wednesday, March 9 9:45-11:15 GPE Panel:
Strategic planning in the Global Partnership for Education: Lessons learned, future directions
Karen Mundy
(Chair)
Ian Macpherson
(Presenter)
Raphaëlle Martinez
(Presenter)
Description
Wednesday, March 9 15:00-16:30 GRA Program:
Economics and finance of education SIG Highlighted Session: Better education financing data for better planning and monitoring: the role of National Education Accounts
Raphaëlle Martinez
(Chair)
Description
Wednesday, March 9 16:45-18:15 Policy-making and agenda-setting in global education: The roles, impacts and challenges of international organizations Karen Mundy
(Discussant)
Description
Thursday, March 10 16:45-18:15 GRA Program:
Understanding what works in oral reading assessments
Maya Prince - UNESCO Institute for Statistics
(Presenter)
Description

GPE Panels at CIES 2016

Strategic Planning in the Global Partnership for Education: Lessons learned, future directions

Wednesday, March 9. 09:45 – 11.15 AM, Pavilion Ballroom C

The Global Partnership is committed to playing an important role in achieving the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its 2016-2020 Strategic Plan aligns with SDG4. Throughout 2015, the Global Partnership developed a new five-year plan.

The Strategic Plan will guide GPE activities and set out key priorities for the next five years that aim to capitalize on its unique status as a multi-stakeholder partnership that provides financing, technical support and capacity building to partners in developing countries. The plan is accompanied by a results framework, a monitoring and evaluation strategy, and an implementation plan.

Karen Mundy, GPE Chief Technical Officer and GPE Secretariat staff will be joined by Nick Burnett, Principal and Managing Director at Results for Development Institute (R4D) and Pauline Rose, professor of international education at the University of Cambridge and the chair of the GPE independent evaluation committee.

Education Sector Planning in the Global Partnership for Education: Technical Perspectives

Tuesday, March 8. 1:15 – 2:45 PM. Grand Ballroom D

Raphaelle Martinez, GPE Senior Education Specialist, will chair this panel which surveys the state of education sector planning from a number of perspectives at both country and global levels.

Talia de Chaisemartin, GPE Learning Specialist, will present an analysis of education sector plans in GPE partner countries, noting trends in strengths and weaknesses and areas for action.

Lava Deo Awasthi, Joint Secretary, Planning Division, Nepal Ministry of Education, will present his ministry's recent experiences in sector planning with the support of GPE, and the challenges and successes it faced.

Zaida Cabral, Coordinator of Mozambique's EFA Coalition, Movimento de Educação para Todos (MEPT), will present GPE's support to civil society organizations to effectively influence policy-making and planning in Mozambique.

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