Global Education Forum

Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 8:00am - Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: 
The Inn At Penn A Hilton Hotel 3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The Global Education Forum, co-sponsored by Asia Society and Penn GSE, will be held on October 16 and 17 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference is an opportunity to engage in a critical conversation between K–12 and higher education educators about how best to prepare students for a global world.

By attracting educators from around the world to discuss best practices, promising programs and research, the Global Education Forum will highlight the importance of learning with and from different education systems to help inform our own practice.

Through a series of interactive formats, participants will explore how to prepare students to be globally competent, review trends and best practices in teacher and leadership development, as well as develop strategies for teaching and assessing critical 21st century skills.

Why Attend?

• Develop your global competence as an educator
• Learn about best practice strategies and global learning experiences to engage your students
• Examine educational practices and systems from different countries
• Network with educators from across the globe
• Lead change as soon as you return to your community
• Join a global network of individuals passionate about educating the World’s youth

Who Should Attend?

• Teachers and administrators
• College deans and faculty
• Aspiring educators
• NGO's/NPO's committed to educational reform
• Board of Education members
• Policymakers
• Businesses desiring cutting-edge graduates
• Parents and/or caregivers

Past Conference Attendees Have Said...

"Fantastic.... Very engaging, informative and motivating."

"Conveyed some really complex concepts in ways that were clear, example driven, and useful for teachers."

"Amazing! Inspiring!"
 

Categories
Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2017 events
Topic: 
GlobalPhilly™ 2015
Topic: 
Education