Education World Forum 2015

15th January 2015

More than 80 International Education Ministers will gather in London next week for the UK-led Education World Forum. The Forum, which runs from 18-21 January 2015, is the internationally recognised ministerial forum for sharing and debating policy developments in education.

International education stakeholders will speak at the Forum, which will be opened by the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, and UNESCO’s Qian Tang. Other key-note speakers will include the OECD’s Andreas Schleicher, Comic Relief and Make Poverty History founder Richard Curtis and ministers of education from across the world. In addition, the report will see the launch of international reports on Monday 19 January from UNESCO on Out of School Children, the OECD’s Interim PISA report and a second OECD report examining educatipn policies across the world. The Department for International Development (DFID) is to launch a policy paper on international education and Education First’s report on education and employability will also be launched. 

The Forum is supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the Department for Education (DfE), the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the British Council and the EWF industry partners. It is hosted by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) and its strong organising team. It will bring together Ministers and delegates from more than 80 countries. 

The event runs from 18 to 21 January 2015, and overlaps with Bett, the world’s leading showcase of learning technologies, on its final day.

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The Education World Forum is the largest gathering of education and skills ministers in the world and is the internationally recognised ministerial forum for debating future practice in education. The event is by official invitation only.

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