Dr. Claudia Costin, The World Bank Group

Eminent Voices December 11, 2015

In your experience in Rio de Janeiro, what are the key drivers to a successful education system? How do you support schools in violent neighbourhoods? What are innovative education methods are there in Rio?

In this video, Senior Director of Education Global Practice (The World Bank Group) Dr. Claudia Costin talks about her experiences as the Secretary of Education of Rio de Janeiro. Under her stewardship, learning results rose by 22 percent in the city. The education specialist underlines the importance of empowering teachers, clear curricula and extra support for those who teach or attend schools in disadvantaged areas.