Salzburg Global Seminar
The mission of the Salzburg Global Seminar is to challenge present and future leaders to solve issues of global concern. It convenes imaginative thinkers from different cultures and institutions, organizes problem-focused initiatives, supports leadership development, and engages opinion-makers through active communication networks, all in partnership with leading institutions from around the world and across different sectors of society.
The Salzburg Global Seminar seeks to magnify the impact of individuals and institutions that bring just and humane values to bear on the global challenges facing their societies and the world and is an an independent, non-governmental organization with a Board of Directors drawn from diverse regions, backgrounds and fields of expertise.
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Education is Everything, Education is Life! by Betty Iddrisu
Ms. Iddrisu's presentation at the conference entitled, "Optimizing Talent: Closing Educational and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide" at the Salzburg Global Seminar in Dec. 2011.
Betty Mould Iddrisu, The Minister of Education in Ghana, speaks on the critical importance of education on society, and how her country is working hard to reform the educational system to provide quality education to all. She elaborates on the necessity to replace the approx. 5000 "schools under trees" with more functional and permanent solutions, to provide quality teachers to rural children, and to make sure that girls have equal chances as boys do, regarding education.
EarthSayer Betty Mould Iddrisu