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Fernando Reimers      

Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Professor Reimers is an expert in the field of Global Education. His research and teaching focus on understanding how to educate children and youth so they can thrive in the 21st century. He studies how education policy and leadership foster educational innovation and quality improvement and is an expert in developing global citizenship education curriculum and programs that help students gain the necessary competencies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Recent books include Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century, Empowering Global Citizens, Empowering Students to Improve the World in Sixty Lessons. Version 1.0, Fifteen Letters on Education in Singapore, Empowering All Students at Scale and One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement.

In 2017 he received the Global Citizen Award from the Committee on Teaching about the United Nations for his work advancing global citizenship education. In 2015 he was appointed the C.J. Koh Visiting Professor of Education at the National Institute of Education in Singapore in recognition of his work in global education. He received an honorary doctorate from Emerson College for his work advancing human rights education. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Education and a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.

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