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2019 World View K-12 Global Education Symposium: The Sustainable Development Goals: Classroom Connections
October 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
In 2015 almost 200 governments adopted the Sustainable Development Goals to guide what must be done to improve the health and well-being of the world’s population. During World View’s global education symposium educators will explore the 17 global goals and their importance. Relevant and standards-aligned themes that will be addressed include poverty, global health, climate action, life below water and more! Educators will leave with strategies for integrating global content across curriculum.
Keynote Day 1:
TEACHING FOR GLOBAL COMPETENCE IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD
Dr. Anthony Jackson, Vice President and Director, Center for Global Education at Asia Society
Dr. Anthony Jackson leads the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, which strives to enable all students to graduate high school prepared for college, for work in the global economy and for 21st century global citizenship. The Center is a platform for advancing education for global competence for all youth though empowering professional development for teachers and school heads, systems change and public engagement. Tony co-authored a blueprint for middle school reform, Turning Points 2000, and more recently co-authored Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World.
Keynote Day 2:
UNESCO INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING
Darla Deardorff, Executive Director, Association of International Education Administrators
Dr. Darla K. Deardorff is executive director of the Association of International Education Administrators, as well as a research scholar at Duke University. She is an EAIE trainer who holds a master’s degree in adult education with a focus on second language acquisition and a doctorate degree in education with a focus on international higher education. Darla has lived and taught abroad in Germany, Switzerland and Japan and is a faculty member at several universities around the world including in China, Japan, the US and South Africa as well as having served as faculty at Harvard’s Future of Learning Institute, Harvard’s Global Education Think Tank and the Summer Institute of Intercultural Communication.
1.5 CEUs offered.
For more information and to register: worldview.unc.edu/programs/2019-k12-symposium
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