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Plenary session: Sustaining the development-relevance of education and learning: The work of UNESCO International Bureau of Education

Mon, April 15, 11:45am to 1:15pm, Hyatt Regency, Floor: Street (Level 0), Grand Ballroom A

Group Submission Type: Special Session

Description of Session


This panel revisits the concept of “competences” and argues for its repositioning in current education debates on sustainable development and lifelong learning. It draws on extensive
personal and professional experience of leading scholars in the field, and their substantial contributions to thinking and writing about the future of education, emerging technologies, and
future competences.

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