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The Education System and the Economy: Building Human Capital in Greece
 
Date: 09/10/2019
 

The Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research –IOBE and The World Bank

organized a conference on

“The Education System and the Economy: Building Human Capital in Greece”

Wednesday 9 October2019,

 

Welcome

Panayotis Thomopoulos (Chairman of the Board, IOBE)

Arup Banerji (Regional Director for the European Union Countries, World Bank Group)

Education policy priorities in Greece, Niki Kerameus (Minister of Education and Religious Affairs)

Global challenges and policy responses, Harry Patrinos (Education Practice Manager, World Bank Group)

Trends and challenges for the education system in Greece, Nikos Vettas (General Director, IOBE and Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business)

The Greek education system: Performance and challenges

Challenges and opportunities; Insights into the Greek education system from the EU Education and Training Monitor 2019, Denis Crowley (Head of Country Analysis Unit, DG Education, European Commission)

Panel

Charlotte Sammelin (Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden in Athens)

On the Greek education system: Performance and challenges, Andreas Boudouvis (Professor, Rector-elect, National Technical University of Athens)

Chryssa Sofianopoulou (Asst. Prof., Harokopio Univ., f. member of PISA Gov. Board)

Harry Patrinos (Education Practice Manager, World Bank Group)

Moderator: Daphne Nicolitsas (Asst. Professor of Economics, University of Crete)

 Education reforms

Education finance reform: Lessons for Greece, Lars Sondergaard (Program Leader, World Bank Group)

Panel

Panos Tsakloglou (Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business)

Danae Diakoulaki (Professor Emeritus, National Technical University of Athens)

Kostas Axarloglou (Dean, ALBA)

Moderator: Marnie Papamatthaiou (Journalist, To Vima, Ta Nea)

Education, jobs, and long-term prosperity in Greece

The education system and the Greek Economy: Recent findings, Svetoslav Danchev (Head of Microeconomic Analysis and Policy, IOBE)

Panel

Theodore Fessas (Chairman, SEV)

Spiros Protopsaltis (Governor of OAED)

Aristos Doxiadis (Partner, Big Pi Ventures)

Lars Sondergaard (Program Leader, World Bank Group)

Moderator: Nikos Vettas (General Director, IOBE and Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business)

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