Tarek Mostafa

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

France

Tarek is a Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills – PISA team. Before joining the OECD, Tarek was a senior research associate at the University College London – Institute of Education. His research spanned several areas: the analyses of educational inequalities, the assessment of educational performances and policy, and quantitative and survey methods. Tarek worked extensively on PISA and similar large scale surveys and on longitudinal surveys during his PhD and subsequent research. In addition to his research activities, he taught on several courses, supervised postgraduate and PhD students and provided consultancy services to national and international organizations. Tarek holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aix Marseille (France) and an MA in Political Economy from the Saint Joseph University (Lebanon). He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the UCL Department of Social Science. Tarek is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

07 October, 01:15 pm - 02:00 pm
TEACHER TALK
Making Schools More Equitable: Teaching Disadvantaged Students
What challenges do teachers face when teaching students from socioeconomically disadvantaged households? Education can help reduce broader social inequalities only if all students are equipped with equivalent opportunities to realise their full potential.
Keywords: Inclusive Classroom
Participating Teachers:
• Jacque Kahura, Teacher, Founder, Executive Director, LIBA, Kenya
• Manil Maharjan, Alumni 2017 (Fellow 2015), Teach for Nepal, Nepal
• Dr. Taoufik Boulhrir, English Medium Teacher, English Head of Department 
Abdulqader Aljazaeri School, UAE
Moderators

Tarek Mostafa

France

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

07 October, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
TEACHER TALK
Making Schools More Inclusive: Teaching Students with Special Needs
As schools across the world move towards integrating students with special needs into mainstream classrooms, teachers will be required to ensure that these diverse groups of learners are provided with equal opportunities to learn. What are the current challenges that teachers face in educating students with special needs? What can teachers do to foster even more support for those with special needs in the future?
Keywords: Inclusive Classroom
Participating Teachers:
• Armine Gevorgyan, Teacher, Anania Shirakatsy International Lyceum, Armenia
• Yasser Anass Sadek Ahmed, Teacher, Al Sadara School, UAE 
Speakers

Aggeliki Pappa

Founder, I Love Dyslexia

Moderators

Tarek Mostafa

France

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills