December 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Artist residency in Ghana August 17 - August 31, 2015

Cross Cultural Collaborative brings people from different cultures together to interact creatively and strongly believes in mentoring young African artists.

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…


Added by Ellie Schimelman on December 6, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments

Keynote: Kathleen Schwille

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

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Applause for student presenters - Global Education Conference 2014

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…


Added by Julie Lindsay, PhD on December 5, 2014 at 2:04am — 1 Comment

Global Ed Conference 2014 - A vew from Kansas

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…


Added by Carine Ullom on December 1, 2014 at 5:46pm — No Comments

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