Jaime Saavedra is the former head of the World Bank’s Global Education Practice (2016 to 2023) and the current World Bank Director of Human Development for Latin America and the Caribbean. In his three years as Education Minister of Peru (2013 to 2016), he oversaw wholesale reform of the school system leading to remarkable performance improvements. See his bio here.

Ann Bernstein, CDE’s executive director will be in conversation with Mr Saavedra. The discussion will focus on education reform, drawing lessons from Latin America.

For over 25 years CDE has influenced policy in South Africa’s democracy. We have established ourselves as a unique policy think tank and prominent public ‘voice’ promoting enterprise and development in South Africa and emerging markets. We have built a wide network throughout the country and with leading global experts and think tanks, especially in democratic developing countries.

CDE would like to open up this lecture series widely. Please share this invitation with your networks.

Date: Wednesday 27 September 2023
Time: 5 to 6 pm SAST

Registration: You need a Zoom account to register, and you can sign up (at no cost) on zoom.us. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For further information, please contact events@cde.org.za.