The 2012 Global Education Conference and Youth Summit

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity.

The Annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Monday, November 12 through Friday, November 16, 2012 (Saturday, November 17th in some time zones). The entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate platform (formerly known as Elluminate/Wimba) with the support of iEARN worldwide as the conference founding sponsor, who will be running their annual international conference in conjunction with this event.

The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real–world problems. Through this event, attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active citizens of the world. Participants are encouraged to learn, question, create, and engage in meaningful, authentic opportunities within a global context!

To attend this year’s conference and to be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please 
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How to submit your proposal?

To submit a proposal for the conference click here

  • Sessions, which can be in any language, should be at least 20 minutes or more in length, and all sessions must be completed (including Questions & Answers) within one hour. You may submit more than one session proposal, but priority will be given to providing as many presenters the chance to present as possible before accepting additional sessions from a particular presenter.
  • Session proposals should be non-commercial
  • After you submit your presentation proposal, it will be listed on this website, with the opportunity for members of this network to view, comment on, and/or “like” your presentation proposal.

The Call for Proposals is open through October 15th.

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