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R4D at the 2017 Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Conference

28 February, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, R4D will take part in the CIES Conference – an annual gathering of education professionals and academics devoted to scholarly and practical exchange as well as debate and networking.

This year, the CIES meeting will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta from March 5-9, with the theme “Problematizing (In)Equality: The Promise of Comparative and International Education”.

We hope you will connect with our experts at the sessions below.

Follow @results4dev or #CIES2017 for updates.



Monday, March 6

Highlighting Solutions in Soft Skills Development for Youth in Challenging Environments

Capitol South (North Tower): 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

R4D Expert: Caitlin Moss


Education Equity Research Initiative: The Equity Implications of Household Contributions to Education

Capitol Center (North Tower): 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

R4D Expert: Nicholas Burnett


Tuesday, March 7

On the Way to Scale and Sustainability: Opportunities and challenges in ECD policy and programming

Georgia 6 (South Tower): 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM

R4D Expert: Kimberly Josephson


Wednesday, March 8

Soft Skills Matter! - Research and Application from Around the World

Grand Ballroom B (South Tower): 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

R4D Expert: Shubha Jayaram


Out of School Children – who they are, why they’re excluded, and how they can be reached: Experience from Educate A Child, Qatar

Atlanta 4 (North Tower): 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

R4D Expert: Nicholas Burnett


Are We on Track to Fulfil the Promise of Preschool for Every Child by 2030: Challenges and Opportunities in Scaling Up Quality Early Childhood Education for All

Georgia 4 (South Tower): 5:00PM to 6:30 PM

R4D Expert: Arjun Upadhyay