During the 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Chemonics is proud to participate in five sessions to share the impact of our work in Zambia, Tanzania, Indonesia, and Georgia.
Chemonics is proud to participate in the 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), which takes place from March 8 through March 13 in Washington, DC. In addition to a robust attendance from our Education and Youth practice and project teams, there are a number of presentations and panels about Chemonics projects in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
- Harmonizing Aid to Improve Literacy Outcomes: Making an Impact in Zambian schools: The panel occurs on Monday, March 9, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., and features USAID’s Catherine Powell Miles as chair, along with Chemonics’ Sergio Ramirez Mena presenting on, “Why local systems need a “policies manual” to sustain literacy gains.”
- Using Technology and/or Data to Improve Literacy: This paper session takes place on Wednesday, March 11, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., and features papers from Chemonics’ Sergio Ramirez Mena, along with submissions from USAID, RTI, the University of Namibia, and Michigan State University.
- Challenges and Opportunities for Education in Africa: This paper session takes place on Wednesday, March 11, from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. It is chaired by Jeje Moses Okurut of Kobe University, and features the presentation of “Multi-Tiered Education Systems: A case study on the interplay between policy and programming in Tanzania,” by Chemonics SVP Emet Mohr, as well as Sarah Tucker Strader and Jeremy Simon.
- How Indonesian Higher Education Institutions Use Action Research to Lead Change: This panel takes place on Thursday, March 12, from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m., and is chaired by Chemonics’ Andrea Bosch of the USAID Higher Education Leadership and Management project (HELM).
- Checking for understanding among students, teachers, and administrators—the Georgian Case: This panel takes place on Friday, March 13, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., and features Chemonics’ Nancy Parks, Paata Papava, and Ketevan Chachkhiani of the USAID Georgia Primary Education Project.
Find the full program here.