63rd Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

During its “Development Decade” of the 1960s, the UN advocated education as a driver of economic growth. But, over the past fifty years, questions have been asked with increasing urgency about what kind of development is promulgated through literacy, skills training, and formal schooling. What is the longer term cost of an education that promises – and sometimes delivers – productivity, industrialization, modernity and consumption? Who pays this price? What are the larger costs? And with what ultimate consequence for the planet? Such questions prompt the theme of the 63rd annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society: Education for Sustainability.

14-18 April 2019

San Francisco, California

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Population Council Speakers

Monday, 15 April

Panel    |   1:30 PM

Stephanie Psaki Deputy Director of the GIRL Center

Using evidence to accelerate progress in girls’ education: from systematic reviews to program mapping 

Panel    |   3:15 PM

Nicole Haberland Senior Associate

Soft skills help girls grow up: practical results demonstrate significant progress 

Tuesday, 16 April

Presentation    |   1:30 PM

Nicole Haberland Senior Associate

Effects and feasibility of a combined e-reader and empowerment intervention: Results of a randomized controlled trial of GirlsRead! Zambia 

Discussant

Nicole Haberland Senior Associate

Educational technology on the edge: e-reader, GIS, mobile apps, and gaming