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A Conversation with Jaime Saavedra, Senior Director and Head of the Education Global Practice

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Join us for an informal conversation with Jaime Saavedra,  head of the Bank’s Education Global Practice.     Jaime has led groundbreaking work in the areas of poverty and inequality, employment and labor markets, the economics of education, and monitoring and evaluation systems.   He was Peru’s Mister of Education from 2013 to 2016, and previously worked at the Bank as Director for Poverty Reduction and Equity.  Topics will include:  what he learned about effecting education change in Peru, the challenges the Bank  faces, the extent to which the ambitious Education MDGs can be reached, how innovation can help to achieve these goals,  and  whatever  else you wish to ask him.

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Date:
October 31
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

G 7-011

Organizer

Education Thematic Group