AVPN 2020 | Scaling Excellence in Education


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Session Highlights:

  • Dr. Andreas Schleicher of OECD highlighted the urgency of changes needed in education to prepare learners with knowledge, skills and transformative competencies that are critical for an increasingly complex, volatile and ambiguous world.
  • Philanthropy can have a unique and crucial impact on education through evidence-based investment, impact-oriented approaches and collaborative partnerships.
  • COVID-19 is a reaffirmation of the interdependence among nations and people across the world. Scaling excellence in education is indeed a collective effort. Successful partnerships can be established on the basis of complementarity of expertise, alignment of vision, trust and mutual respect.

Session Description:

    In recent years, novel approaches to improving education access and learning quality have been tested in different regions. This session will examine successful innovations in education, such as inculcating the growth mindset to students of different groups, enhancing the parenting skills of rural caregivers and building teacher and school quality. It will synthesise learnings and discuss opportunities for such local successes can be replicated in different contexts and scaled to global levels of excellence.

Key Takeaways:

  • Synthesise learnings from successful innovations in education in various regions
  • Explore opportunities to implement successful methods/models in different markets, tailored to local context
  • Identify existing gaps and further potential for research and collaboration for scaling excellence in education


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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