Blending and Bridging: Global Competence for Schools and Systems in Transition

Your Name and Title: Jedd Cohen, Lead of Critical Inquiry

School or Organization Name: Knovva Academy

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: North America (Boston, MA)

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): School Leaders, Instructional Leaders

Short Session Description (one line): Blending and Bridging: Global Competence for Schools and Systems in Transition

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):


This session aims to explore challenges and strategies for teaching interdisciplinary, global issues to student populations across different continents and cultures. The presentation will cover the following questions, highlighting key pedagogical needs and emerging practices in the field, particularly one pilot course that offers a specific set of responses to these challenges.


Guiding Questions and Challenges:

  • 21st century competencies for transitional education systems: Meeting the school system halfway
  • Culturally relevant education for a global audience: Where are the overlapping needs among different populations?
  • Blended learning: What kind of technology integration is both innovative and scalable for education systems in emerging economies?
  • Flexibility: Creative integration of units/modules into existing curriculum for diverse users

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Hi Jedd,

Is Knovva a non-profit organization?


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