17 January 2017
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Preparing students to succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution
Together with Education Fast Forward (EFF), the Education World ForumImagine Education and Polycom, we are delighted to invite you to watch and contribute to the 18th global EFF debate on Monday, 23 January at 9:00 GMT (10:00 am Paris time).

EFF18, chaired by Gavin Dykes, will take place in front of a live audience at the Education World Forum in London. The forum attracts 80 ministers of education as well as delegates from over 100 countries.

The panel will discuss the recent PISA results from the point of view of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Panellists will include Andreas Schleicher, Director of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills and head of the PISA programme since its inception in 2000, and Karen Cator of Digital Promise.

Summing up the debate will be Mmantsetsa Marope, currently the Director of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE).

They will be joined by experts and groups of teachers using video conference and Skype chat, from countries around the world, including Australia, Korea, Singapore and South Africa.

Have your say by watching the live stream and tweeting in your comments and questions using the hashtag #OECDPISA. EFF Fellow Lars Persen will be watching the Twitter stream and feeding a selection of comments into the debate.

When: Monday, 23 January, at 10:00 Paris time

Where: http://www.effdebate.org/eff18/ (no registration required) 

A recording of the debate will be made available on line for those unable to attend.
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