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ICDE Leadership Summit 2021 Summary Report

The ICDE Leadership Summit 2021 was digitally hosted in April 2021 by the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. Ten international presenters, six student representatives and over ninety international delegates attended the Summit to answer the theme question: “Are we flexible enough?”

Key findings

  • Reflections around the theme question “Are we flexible enough?” from educational leaders from all world regions
  • Summary of presentations and discussions on the three sub-themes: Flexibility in Scope, Flexibility in Approach, and Flexibility in Practice
  • Identification of eight themes across the Leadership Summit related to flexibility

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More than ninety delegates across the world gathered virtually through three regional events for the first time in ICDE history to share their expertise and perspectives on a common theme: “Are we flexible enough?”

This timely question explored the OFDL leadership’s place in establishing a community and supporting and improving flexibility as a way of developing a resilient education system for the future.

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