students & the global edge: Evaluating the global education experience

October 22 - 23, 2017

Paris, France

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Sunday, october 22, 2017

Introduction: Marjorie B. Tiven, Global Cities, Inc., Founder and President
Welcome: Antoine Destrés, Academic Director of the French National Education Services, Paris

Monday, October 23, 2017

Morning Session
Marjorie B. Tiven
Remarks: Michael R. Bloomberg, Three-term Mayor of the City of New York, Founder of Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies

Panel I: Global Scholars Outcomes and the Importance of Evaluation

Moderator: Tony Travers, Director of British Government @LSE, Professor, London School of Economics


Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Professor of Child Development at Columbia University’s Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons

Liz Dawes Duraisingh, Co-Director, Out of Eden Learn, Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Ester R. Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political    Science, Columbia University


Panel II: Feedback Loop – Students and Teachers

Moderator: Joy Frechtling, Vice President, Westat

Global Scholars Educators:

Camille Edwards, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Tim Feimer, New York City

Ranjini Krishnaswamy, Mumbai

Lunch Remarks: School Autonomy, School Accountability, and Student Success

Sir Michael Wilshaw, formerly Chief Inspector of Schools, England, and Head, Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted)

In Conversation:

Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD

Ester R. Fuchs, Professor, Columbia University, New York City

What We Heard, What We Learned

Symposium Moderator: Morris Vogel, former president of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York City


Marjorie B. Tiven

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