2022 EREBB Global Congress – Educating with Hope in Our Hearts & Hands

The EREBB Congress will see educators from across the world gather around the theme: Educating with Hope in Our Hearts and Hands. We are privileged to be joined by four global speakers who will provide insights, expertise and wisdom, and help us reimagine how the education we offer can transform the world.
The EREBB Global Congress will be held online from the 9 – 11 May and will gather educators and supporters from over 20 countries.



Candice Mama
UN Top 20 Women of Africa
Candice’s work in forgiveness, reconciliation and trauma began after her story of forgiving apartheid assassin and her father’s murderer, Eugene De Kock, made international news. She is the author of Forgivenss Redifined and a young leader in the humanitarian field. She was named in the Top 20 African Women by the African Union and United Nations and one of Vogue Magazine’s top 33 most inspiring women in the world. Having learnt how to not only overcome immense loss but emerge on the other side greater, Candice knows how to cultivate inner strength, master the art of forgiveness and thrive through adversity.

Fernando M. Reimers
Harvard University Professor of Practice in International Education & UNESCO Commission on the Futures of Education
Fernando, from Harvard University, is one of the world’s leading educators and thinkers about the future of education. An expert in the field of Global Education, his research and teaching focus on understanding how to educate children and youth so they can thrive in the 21st century. He was a member of UNESCOs Commission on the Futures of Education which wrote the report Reimagining Our Futures Together: A New Social Contract for Education. He has developed curriculum aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which is in use in many schools throughout the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic he led numerous comparative studies examining the educational consequences of the pandemic and identifying options to sustain educational opportunity and to build back better.

Sister Helen Prejean
Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Man Walking
Sister Helen is known around the world for her tireless work against the death penalty. She has been instrumental in sparking international national dialogue on capital punishment and in shaping the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to all executions. She is the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States. Dead Man Walking hit the shelves when national support for the death penalty was over 80%. The book ignited a national debate on capital punishment and it inspired an Academy Award winning movie, a play and an opera. Sister Helen continues her work, dividing her time between educating the public, campaigning against the death penalty, counseling individual death row prisoners, and working with murder victims’ family members.

Pepe Menéndez
Author of Worthwhile Schools
Pepe is one of the promoters of the educational spring that’s happening in Catalonia, Spain. Pepe is part of the directing team of the Fundación Jesuïtes Educació de Catalunya (Spain) and a promoter of the educational transformation project “Horitzó 2020”. He’s a Professor of literature, a journalist, and an expert in professional training. He directed the Centro de Estudios Joan XXIII – Jesuïtes Bellvitge and the Centre de Tecnologías Ituarte (CETEI -Jesuïtes Educació), an experimental centre for techno-educational innovation. He is the author of the book, Worthwhile Schools: How to Lead Change.