PROPOSE A WORKSHOP

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the Global Education Forum. Presenters may opt to share their expertise in two different formats – an interactive workshop (75 minutes) or a Teacher Swap Shop session (25 minute session, offered twice). Please complete the entire request for proposal form below for consideration. You may submit more than one proposal, but the reviewing committee will attempt to accept as many different presenters and topics as possible.

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  JUNE 10, 2016
ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION:  June 15, 2016

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THE CONFERENCE STRANDS INCLUDE

  • Leading for Global Competence

SPOTLIGHT ON HIGH LEVERAGE LEADERSHIP PRACTICES FROM SCHOOLS, DISTRICTS, STATE AND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMS:

These sessions should focus on leadership development and support efforts. Sessions that focus on leadership development programs or how leadership at various levels has supported global learning are preferred.  Sessions that highlight how leaders can learn with and from colleagues from other countries are also desired.
  • Developing Teachers’ Global Competence

SPOTLIGHT ON IMPACTFUL TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS OR ONGOING TEACHER PD PROGRAMS: 

These sessions should highlight innovative global programs that support the development of pre-service and experienced educators. Sessions that include a global aspect or specific focus on developing teachers’ global competence will be preferred
  • Best Practices in Global Education (Pedagogy)

SPOTLIGHT ON CLASSROOM/SCHOOL-BASED STRATEGIES TO ENGAGE STUDENTS WITH THE WORLD:

These sessions should highlight school, district or state level initiatives focusing on globally focused curriculum, instruction and assessment. Proposals that focus on focus on language learning/development or the utilization of technology to foster global learning will receive special consideration
  • Globally Significant Issues

Spotlight on global issues that impact our World: 

These sessions should focus on relevant information or resources pertaining to one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Name *
Name
You may enter your co-presenter's information later in the form.
Address *
Address
Phone *
Phone
Have you presented at the GEF before? *
Co-Presenter Information (if applicable):
Co-Presenter Information (if applicable):
Co-Presenter Address
Co-Presenter Address
Co-Presenter Phone
Co-Presenter Phone
Has the co-presenter presented at the GEF before?
Are you proposing this session as a workshop (75 minutes) or a swap shop (25 minutes)? *
Primary audience(s) (check all that apply) *
Which of the Forum strands would your breakout session address?
You may choose more than one, but it will not necessarily increase the proposals chances of being accepted.
If your proposal is accepted, this description will be edited and printed in the conference program.
Explain what skills or knowledge participants will gain from your session.
Note that your workshop should model learner-centered instruction so it should be interactive and encourage participants to construct and apply learning. Sessions that include discussion or group activities, as well as interaction with the audience will be rated higher.
Please note you will need to supply your own laptop, but an LCD projector will be available in each room. Swap Shop sessions will not have A/V or power available.