Tuition: $1,300 per person
This is a blended program, including 3 days of on-campus learning at HGSE and online engagement before and after the program.
The online engagement, Making the Case and Planning for Global Education, can also be taken as a stand-alone program. Online investment time: between 5-8 hours.
Faculty Chair Fernando Reimers discusses Think Tank on Global Education:
In this edition of the Harvard EdCast Fernando Reimers discusses the need for a global education in the 21st century. Listen now to learn more about this upcoming institute.
Align powerful instruction that will prepare your students to live in a highly interdependent world. Design and implement effective curriculum to support the development of global competency.
Think Tank on Global Education engages participants in the active and critical examination of global competency and the practice of global education. You will consider the role of curriculum, pedagogy and instructional materials; assess methods for engaging and connecting students globally; and learn how to create shared global learning experiences for students.
By attending this program you will understand how to:
Through case discussions, consultations and lectures, you will work directly with leading scholars, policy makers and fellow participants about what works well in global education and the critical work to be done to make education more relevant to students, communities, and our increasingly global environment.
In order for students to understand and address the multifaceted global challenges and opportunities they will face, today’s educators must create opportunities for students to develop intercultural awareness, knowledge and perspective on global issues, and multilingualism. Global education, a specialized body of knowledge and practice aimed at fostering this competency, is increasingly important in our interconnected world.
4/25/15 to 6/15/16
Online Module Overview
This module, the first required session of Think Tank on Global Education, will take place over a four-week period. You will:
By registering for Think Tank on Global Education, you will automatically be enrolled in this online module. It is included in the comprehensive program fee.
Tuition: $300 per person
Team participation is strongly encouraged.
This online module is also available as a stand-alone offering for educators who are interested in global education but unable to join us on campus. We recommend that, where possible, participants in the full blended program invite colleagues from their organizations to join them for this online program that introduces several of the program’s key concepts and frameworks for advancing this work.
Fernando Reimers is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Education and director of the International Education Policy master's program at HGSE. Reimers’ work focuses on the role of educational innovation in fostering global competency and other 21st century skills and in identifying options that support teachers in helping low-income children succeed academically. He is involved in various global education efforts around the world, including leading the development of a global studies K–12 curriculum for the Avenues Schools. Reimers has worked with teachers, district leaders and system leaders in the United States and internationally, advancing reforms to improve the quality and relevancy of education.
You can learn more about Professor Reimers' work here.
Making the Case for Global Education
Making Connections Using Digital Technology
Examining New Curricular Frameworks
Framing the Study Abroad Experience
Teacher Development and Global Competency
Designing Programs and Awarding Credentials
Multi-level Capacity Building in Districts
Leading for Global Education
The Arts, Popular Culture, and Global Education
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The comprehensive tuition includes all instructional materials and refreshments. Participants receive a certificate of participation and a letter confirming clock hours of instruction.
Payment or a purchase order must be received within thirty days of program acceptance and prior to the program start. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses. While a purchase order confirms a reservation, an outstanding balance is maintained until payment is rendered. If funds are unable to be processed within these guidelines, a documented payment plan is to be sent via mail, e-mail, or fax, and received two weeks prior to the program start date.
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