Our August residency is open to 10 people who are interested in cultural exchange and collaboration with African artists.
Participants will live and work at our cultural center/guest house in a Ghanaian…Continue
Added by Ellie Schimelman on December 6, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments
I really enjoyed Keynote Speaker, Kathleen Schwille's presentation on GeoEducation: Preparation for Life in an Interconnected World. It is so true that Global competence is "vital for 21st Century business". I feel that educators cannot do enough to prepare our students with skills that they will need in the near future, skills such as "geographic literacy". I appreciated learning about resources and free online learning for teachers!
Added by Brenda Hanks Hargrove on December 5, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments
The recent Global Education Conference (totally online for 5 full days, totally free) had a number of student-led and student-centred presentations. What a great experience for these students to present to a global audience, and what a unique opportunity for the audience to hear from the students about their global…Continue
Once again, GEC offered more fascinating sessions than I had the time to absorb! I was lucky that bot the opening Welcome and the Closing Wrap-Up were held at a time that worked well for me such that I felt that I was present for "the whole thing".
It would be difficult to pick a favorite session but high on my list would be the opening keynote by Christie Vilsack on "Developing Partnerships". I found it exciting and inspirational to learn of the many ways that US AID is engaged…Continue
Added by Carine Ullom on December 1, 2014 at 5:46pm — No Comments