Provide a platform that supports exchange of experience and collaboration among global leaders of institutions advancing the improvement of public education towards greater relevance
Disseminate the research of the Global Education Innovation Initiative to institutions who work to support the improvement of public schools around the world
Support the initiatives of the coalitions created by the country partners of the Global Education Innovation Initiative to advance 21st century education
Partial list of organizations attending the conference:
Aflatoun, Ashoka, Asia Education Foundation, Asia Society, Camfed, Center for Environment Education, Committee for Children, Creativity Culture and Education, Design for Change, Dream a Dream, Earth Force, ECBI, EdLeader21, Educación 2020, Educate!, Education for Sharing, Facing History and Ourselves, FEE, INJAZ, IRC, Junior Achievement, Lend a Hand India, PYE, Right to Play, Southern Poverty Law Center, Teach a Man to Fish, Teach for All, Teach Plus, UNICEF, UWC, Via Educación, World Savvy
Partial list of countries represented by registered participants:
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Guatemala, India, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Rwanda, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
In today’s complex, 21st Century world, it is essential for students to be engaged and ethical learners, thinkers, and citizens. Mind, brain and developmental research has found that students who feel valued and empowered are more likely to be actively engaged in school and their community, perform better academically, have more positive social-ethical behaviors and are more likely to be active citizens. Educators can improve school and civic engagement by empowering students through a sense of meaning and purpose, by giving them a choice and voice in their learning, by Read more about Engaged, Empowered Minds: Using Brain Science to Education Ethical 21st Century Citizens and Problem Solvers Conference
The Global Education Innovation Initiative at HGSEis pleased to invite you to join us for panel discussions about teaching and learning in the 21st century.
Speakers will talk about what their organizations do to advance 21st century learning in their countries, including why they do what they do (need and motivation) and how they do it (theory of change). They also will share stories about some of their successes and challenges. There will be time for Q&A.
Panel One, 2-3pm: Teaching & Learning for the 21st Century in Chile, Colombia, and China
Paulia Grino, Santiago Isaza , Charlie MacCormack, Jiangyong Xu
Panel Two, 3-4pm: Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century in Brazil, India, and Mexico
Claudia Costin, Armando Estrada, Rafael Parente, Monal Poduval (will be speaking about Dream a Dream)
Please join Dr. Fernando Reimers and Dr. Connie K. Chung, from GEII, along with their co-authors Vidur Chopra, Dr. Julia Higdon, and Nell O’Donnell for the launch of the K-12 curriculum resource, Empowering Global Citizens, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The launch will also be video-streamed so that those who cannot come in person to the event can participate online. The authors will highlight the central themes in this book, and address your questions.