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Invitation to attend a World Bank public lecture on the 2018 World Development Report
Start: 21/09/2018, 13:00
End: 21/09/2018, 14:30
Contact:Carina Smit - 0218082898
Location: CGW Schumann Gebou, Tweede verdieping, Kamer 207B

On 21 September, the Department of Economics will host a public lecture by Deon Filmer and Halsey Rogers, co-directors of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realise Education's Promise. Patience Bongiwe Kunene, Executive Director on the Board of the World Bank representing Angola, Nigeria and South Africa, will introduce the speakers. 

The 2018 World Development Report is the first devoted entirely to education. It explores four main themes: 1) education's promise; 2) the need to shine a light on learning; 3) how to make schools work for learners, and 4) how to make systems work for learning. 

A copy of the report can be downloaded from

Date:             21 September 2018

Start time:     13:00

End time:      14:30

Venue:          CGW Schumann Building, Second floor, Room 207B

Interested students and staff are encouraged to attend. A Brown Bag Lunch will be provided. Seats are limited so please RSVP to Carina Smit ( by Thursday, 20 September for catering purposes.