Education beyond COVID-19

Event Summary

Join us in-person or online as we learn about the future of education systems.

Event Details

On Sept 15, Aga Khan Foundation Canada welcomes you to join a conversation on the future of education systems in a world changing by COVID-19.

The event will highlight a recent education policy paper developed by Dr. Fernando Reimers and his students from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (HGSE). The paper was published by UNESCO in Advancing a New Social Contract for Education (Ch. 5).

The research examines the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of gender-responsive primary education for girls in Kenya, within the Foundations for Education and Empowerment project in East Africa funded by Global Affairs Canada and AKFC.



Dr. Fernando Reimers

Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative at Harvard University

Louise Holt

Director General, Social Development, Global Issues and Development Branch, Global Affairs Canada

Atrash Ali

Area Manager, Kenya Coastal Region, Aga Khan Foundation

Khalil Z. Shariff

CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Closing remarks by:

Jean-Bernard Parenteau

Director General, Canadian Partnerships for Health and Social Development, Global Affairs Canada

Presentations from:

Farhan Karim, Cecelia Scheuer, Ishani Parekh, Nathalia Trujillo from HGSE