AUC to host lecture on education and rural development


A public lecture titled, “Education for Rural Transformation – Myth or Reality” is scheduled to take place tomorrow, 3 March, at the American University in Cairo (AUC)

The lecture is organised by the Graduate School of Education and will discuss how education “can contribute to the wellbeing of the rural people including food security, health, employment, protection of the environment, and the management of rural resources by building skills, knowledge and empowerment to make a change in their lives and in the community, with the long term goal of achieving equity, inclusion, sustainability, and economic growth for all.”

The lecture will be delivered by Vinayagum Chinapah, professor, chair holder and head of the Institute of International Education (IIE), Department of Education, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Location: Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room PO71, AUC New Cairo

Date: Wednesday, March 4th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm