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What Makes Me? A Policy Panel Discussion on Core Capacities for Living and Learning

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Event type: Webinar

events9 December 2021time13:45 - 14:45 AST

What Makes Me? Join researchers, experts, educators, and policymakers for a one-hour virtual policy panel discussion on the Core Capacities for Living and Learning. A new report from UNICEF, the Learning for Wellbeing Foundation, and the Fetzer Institute reveals nine core capacities and underscores the importance of noticing and nourishing these capacities from birth through adulthood. Often overlooked as innate basic skills, these capacities are underutilized in efforts to promote child well-being, education, and development. By protecting and promoting the development of these capacities, children can better understand and interact with the world around them, for life and for learning, and realize their unique potential. Join us for our regional launch of the research – to learn about these core capacities and why and how every child can cultivate these capacities to thrive.

Opening: Daniel Kropf, Founder and Chair, Learning for Well-being Foundation 

Presentation: Dominic Richardson, Chief of Social Policy and Economic Analysis, UNICEF 

Moderator: Sarah Crowe, UNICEF 

Panel:
• Dominic Richardson, Chief of Social and Economic Policy, UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti 
• David Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Sierra Leone 
• Dr. Najat Maalla M’jid, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children 

Closing: Prof. Marwan Awartani, Minister of Education, Palestine

 


Experts

Dominic Richardson
Chief, Social and Economic Policy

UNICEF Innocenti

Sarah Crowe

UNICEF Innocenti

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