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Why so Many Children Miss out on Education: Rebecca Winthrop at TEDxTeachersCollege

In this talk, Rebecca Winthrop shows why education is the right that provides opportunities for everyone, and how it starts not with policies or laws, but instead, with concrete literacy skills and basic educational provision.Rebecca Winthrop, a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, is an international expert on global education, particularly in contexts of armed conflict. Her work focuses on education quality and equity, humanitarian assistance, children's well-being, forced migration, and state fragility.TEDxTeachersCollege 2012 explored innovations in international education at Teachers College, Columbia University, one of the leading schools of education in the world. The full-day event covered themes about education, policy, peace and justice, technology, and gender identity. For complete coverage of the conference, visit www.tedxteacherscollege.com
Length: 14:27

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