Main Event – 29th November 2018

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Thu 29th November

Official Welcome
Hon Prof Paul Mavima – Minister of Primary & Secondary Education, Zimbabwe

Panel Session: Educational Transformation to Deliver Sustainable Outcomes
Chair:Karen Kester, Deputy Director, Education Services: Cambridge Assessment International Education
Hon Prof Paul Mavima – Minister of Primary & Secondary Education, Zimbabwe
Hon William Tate Ole Nasha – Deputy Minister of Education, Science & Technology, Tanzania
Hon Maphoka Motoboli – Deputy Minister of Education & Training, Lesotho
Khady Diop – Secretary General for National Education, Senegal
Justin Adack Saidi
Secretary for Education, Science & Technology, Malawi

Panel Session: Innovating to Bridge Africa’s Skills Gap
Chair: Harb Bou-Harb, Senior Director Education, Middle East & Africa: Microsoft
Hon Bagalatia Arone – Minister of Basic Education, Botswana
Mr Shadrack Chol Dongri– Director General of Alternative Education Systems, South Sudan
Leonard Amunime – Senior Education Officer, Ministry of Education Arts & Culture, Namibia
Aboubacar Coulibaly – CTO for National & Technical Education & Vocational Training, Cote d’Ivoire
Michelle Tebeila – MIT Director for Education, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Panel Session: Developing School Leadership & Investing in Quality Teaching
Chair: Patrick Brazier, Chief Executive Officer: Education Development Trust
Hon Prof Anthony Anwukah – Minister of State for Education, Nigeria
John Kimotho – Director Educational Media, Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development, Kenya
Edward Ssebukyu– Commissioner for Schools & Institutions, Ministry of Education & Sports, Uganda
Peter Beets – Deputy Director General, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Dr Enock Nzama – Head of Department of Education, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa

UNESCO: Launch of 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report
Migration, Displacement & Education: Building Bridges not Walls
Introductory Remarks: Du Yue,
Deputy Director for Cooperation & Partnerships Africa, UNESCO

Key Findings of 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report
Manos Antoninis,
Director, Global Education Monitoring Report

Panel Discussion on Key Findings of the GEM Report
Moderator: Tawanda Gudhlangah, Journalist and Presenter, SFM Zimbabwe
Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango – Permanent Secretary for Primary & Secondary Education, Zimbabwe
Hon Gaspard Banyankimbona – Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Burundi
Hon Abdirahman Mohamed Abdulle 
– Minister of State for Education, Culture and Higher Education, Somalia
Hon Armindo Saul Atelela Ngunga – Deputy Minister of Education & Human Development, Mozambique
Charles Allan Kwenin – Regional Director, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)