International education funders have been working with a wide spectrum of primary and secondary schools, community-based organizations, NGOs and governments to improve access, quality, and relevance of primary and secondary education. We have made great strides over the past several years: the Sustainable Development Goals set bolder targets for improving not only access but also quality of learning, and for not only primary school but also early childhood and secondary education.
Meeting these ambitious goals requires funders to think not only about what grantees can do individually, but also about what they can achieve collectively and how they can build off of knowledge that has already been generated.
Join us for a brown bag lunch (bring your own) to discuss the issues with foundations who are working in this space.
- How funders can ensure that practitioners learn from one another to improve their programs
- How to enable grantees to work individually and collectively to influence government education ministries to integrate their learnings and best practices into national education policy
- How to do this in a way that empowers local leaders and their agenda
- Andy Bryant, Executive Director, Segal Family Foundation
- Joyce Malombe, Sr. Program Officer for International Children’s Education, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
- Dana Schmidt, Senior Program Officer, Echidna Giving
- Michelle Holmes (Moderator), Foundation Director, Atlassian: Former Director, Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE)
All interested funders, especially International Education Funders
11:45 - 12:00 PM Check-in
12:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch, Networking, Program
Registration is required by September 25th
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