THE Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will tomorrow deliver a lecture on education and development.A statement made available to The Guardian in Lagos yesterday, said the minister was scheduled to speak on the topic: 'Education and Development: Paradigm Shift', at the 2012 Isaac Moghalu Foundation Leadership Lecture in Lagos.According to the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Isaac Moghalu Foundation (IMoF), Mrs. Maryanne Moghalu, 'The Isaac Moghalu Foundation is advocating a paradigm shift in the education system in Nigeria.'Considering the challenges that confront us as a nation today, the education sector in our country needs to be transformed if we are to achieve a wider transformation of our economy and society. The purpose of the 2012 IMoF Leadership Lecture is to interrogate the relationship between education and development and recommend ways to reform education in Nigeria by linking it more effectively to Nigeria's economic transformation agenda', she said.'We have studied the transformations of the emerging nations of Asia from poor to wealthy countries and found that the system, structure and content of education played a key role in making them globally competitive countries. Dr. (Mrs.) Okonjo-Iweala is very well placed to serve as our keynote speaker on this theme and we are pleased that she accepted our invitation,' she added. Click here to read full news..