Information for Administrators, Teachers and Students
For administrators and teachers:
- New England Global Education Symposium: On Saturday, October 24th, EF Education in cooperation with the New England State Teachers of the Year are pleased to be hosting the New England Global Education Symposium, a day-long event focused on empowering administrators and teachers to cultivate global citizens through authentic learning experiences. It’s filling quickly so I would suggest reserving your spot ASAP. Registration for The New England Global Education Symposium
- Global Citizen Scholarship: Each year we offer 20 students the opportunity to travel on our Global Citizen Scholarship tour! This year, the scholarship program will take place at our Global Student Leader Summit- Human Rights; in The Hague.
- Deadline to apply: November 6th. They can find out more information by visiting this link: http://www.eftours.com/global-citizen Please encourage your students to apply!
- Scheduled speakers include:
- Nicholas Kristof, and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn- This Pulitzer Prize winning duo combine journalism and activism in their unique brand of reporting centered on human rights abuses and advocacy. Their two most recent projects, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, combine bestselling books and PBS documentaries in two powerful multimedia platforms for social change.
- Arun Gandhi is the President of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute. He is the fifth grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, India’s late political and spiritual leader and has followed in his grandfather's footsteps as a distinguished advocate of peace and nonviolence throughout the world.
- Ndaba Mandela is the Founder of Africa Rising Foundation and the grandson of Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela had a “long walk to freedom”, yet his footprints still remain. Following in the footsteps of his beloved and iconic grandfather, Ndaba Mandela has taken the torch – and run with it. Today, Nelson Mandela’s legacy lives on as Ndaba continues to keep its beacon of hope bright, fueling its fiery message that one person can make a difference.
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