Jefferson Pessi is coordinator in EI’s Education and Employment Unit. A member of the GPE Governance and Ethics Committee, he follows closely the work of the GPE. He is also in charge of education policy dialogue, analysis and capacity building. Having served as a primary and secondary teacher in his home town, Porto Alegre, Brazil, he joined EI in 2002.
Written by Jefferson Pessi
The city of Dakar, the fascinating and lively capital of Senegal, was the stage of two key moments in the history of global governance of education. First, in the year 2000, it hosted the World Education Forum that adopted the Education for All Goals. Second, eighteen years later, on February...Reflections on GPE replenishment: rhetoric, facts, questions and the way forward.