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Tweetchat: education and development

On Thursday 19th September we held a tweetchat with a host of development experts for a tweetchat to discuss the transformative power of education for development. The tweetchat looked at how education underpins development and will be a great opportunity for interactive discussions around the topic. We invited people on Twitter to put their questions and views across on the subject using the #educationtransforms hashtag and our experts responded to them.

Read the tweetchat:

The chat started at 9am EDT and focused on a different area of development in 20 minutes slots throughout the morning as follows:

09.00-09.20        Introduction to the tweetchat by @EFAReport
09.20-09.40        A World at School then commenced discussions looking at education and development in general on @aworldatschool
09.40-10.00        UNICEF Education led this 20 minutes on child health and education on @UNICEFEducation
10.00-10.20        The World Food Programme chaired this 20 minute session looking at education and nutrition on @WFP
10.20-10.40        The Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development led here on education and employment on @OECD_Edu
10.40-11.00        UN Women chaired this session looking at how education empowers women on @UN_Women
11.00-11.20        Amnesty International chaired this session looking at education and tolerance on @AmnestyOnline
11.20-11.40        The Overseas Development Institute led on education and economic growth on @dev_progress
11.40-12.00        Final wrap-up and comments by @EFAReport

 

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