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Teach for Austria

May. 02 12:00 pm

At Puffin Cultural Forum

20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ

   

Posted by: Melissa   

Professor Walter Emberger: Teach for Austria

$10, lunch luncluded
Reservations Recommended- tix@puffinfoundation.org or 201-836-3499

Walter Emberger holds a PhD from Vienna University of Economics and Business. In his career he was a banker, consultant and Professor for Strategic Management at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. Five years ago he founded Teach for Austria, the younger (and smaller) cousin of Teach for America. This NGO reduces education inequity in his country. He published a book on customer retention and became entrepreneur of the year of his alma mater in 2013. Teach for Austria is one of the biggest graduate recruiters and in the top 10 of best workplaces in Austria.

In this session he will cover
-the experiences by setting up Teach for Austria
-the political situation and issues in a small European country, e.g. migrants, refugees, ageing population
-what we can learn from the US

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