Time of Event

10:00am-11:00am Tokyo time


This ADBI Featured Speaker webinar spotlighted Harvard University’s Fernando Reimers, who examined the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on education and lessons for building education system resilience.

Reimers discussed educational innovations which emerged during the pandemic and how they can support education system development, as outlined in a recent United Nations (UN) report that he coauthored.

About the Speaker

Fernando Reimers is the Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative at Harvard University. His research and teaching focus on understanding how to educate children and youth so they can thrive in the 21st century.

He was a member of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization commission that wrote the report Reimagining Our Futures Together: A New Social Contract for Education. He has developed Sustainable Development Goals-aligned curricula in use in many schools globally and led numerous comparative studies examining COVID-19’s educational consequences and options to sustain educational opportunity.


Harvard University

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