“Totally jazzed about GEC!”

9aa15ea8591d5ae6f8682e3820c5748319aaa664-t640“Totally jazzed about GEC!” – (Anonymous) is one of the thousands of quotes from last year’s event.

The 2013 Global Education Conference starts today! If you haven’t attended the annual Global Education Conference, you are in for a treat!

Times for today’s sessions that are show below are  GMT+2 (Cape Town, Sofia, Athens, Tallinn, Helsinki, Bucharest, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Kyiv, Harare, Cairo, Ankara, Jerusalem, Beirut). To see the schedule in your own time zone, with the full session descriptions and a link to enter each session, go to http://www.globaleducationconference.com.

Monday, November 18


  • OPENING SESSION – Global Education Welcome and Opening Convocation


  • Are you ready for Conflict Analysis and Management Practice? Assessing Quality, Academic Rigor, and Innovation. – Amanda Coolidge instructional designer
  • Students as Creators or Makers: Tools to foster Higher-order Thinking Skills – Jeff Hoffart (@JeffHoffart) – TEDxYouth@BIS Team
  • Teaching in a school which sometimes becomes a hostile environment for a teacher or how to teach in an ex-conflict area – Attila Nagy, LLM International Business Law


  • Can MOOCs Really Make an Impact in the Developing World? – Ioana Literat
  • Making International Education for Everyone – David Potter, Chief Development Officer
  • TIC para enseñar y aprender – L.I. Alma Delia Chávez Rojas


  • From static to dynamic: engaging students with technology to teach global issues – Katharine Robinson
  • MY HERO Learning Circles & CALL TO ACTION – Wendy Milette, Director of Media Arts Education
  • The 9x9x25 Challenge: A Reflective and Open Model of Professional Development – Todd Conaway, instructional designer


  • KEYNOTE: Michael Furdyk – Imagining Future Friendly Schools: Global Citizenship, Environmental Stewardship, and Student Voice

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Claudia Popescu, Șef serviciu Informare și Formare Continuă, Biblioteca Județeană „George Barițiu" Brașov
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