The Program on America and the Global Economy Presents:
Nation Building: The Plan for Public Education in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2013
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Flom Auditorium, 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
H.E. Vanneur Pierre, Minister of Education, Government of Haiti
Paul Vallas, Education reform expert and lead education consultant to the Government of Haiti
Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
Nearly 50% of the Haitian population is under the age of 18. Thus restructuring Haiti’s education system is the Government of Haiti’s top priority, a challenge complicated by the devastating 2010 earthquake. The Haitian Minister of Education, along with U.S. education reform expert Paul G. Vallas, share the details, the challenges, the progress and the need to realize Haiti’s vision for its future through education.
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