Educating Global Citizens: Stories & Strategies Conference | Sept 22, 2018

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SATURDAY, SEPT 22 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
REGINA, University of Regina
Education Building Room 193 (ED193)

*FREE! | Lunch Included
*Registration required. Register here: bit.ly/educatingglobalcitizens

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Please complete this registration to secure your spot and help us plan for lunch! There is no cost to attend this free, one-day training.

PLUS! PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT:

Friday, Sept 21 @ 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Regina, The Artesian on 13th, 2627 13th Avenue

“Talkin’ About School & Society: Global Citizenship & Solidarity Edition”

Join our knowledgeable presenters/provocateurs in an engaging conversation about issues facing our schools. What does it mean to educate our students as “global citizens”? What is the role of solidarity, human rights, and decolonization? Share your thoughts, concerns, and ideas in an informal atmosphere.

Presenters: César Antonio Hernandez Gamez, Brenda René Hubbard, Dr. Lynette Shultz

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

On Saturday, September 22, join us for a unique one-day conference exploring (and complicating) experiential learning, charity, and solidarity in our classrooms. You won’t find training like this anywhere else this year, and definitely not for free! Through story-based sessions, as well as break-out sessions on theory and practice, participants will explore global citizenship, anti-oppressive, and anti-racist education.

Featuring case studies, stories and workshops led by international partners, participants, educators, and advisors of the first ever Educators for Solidarity Initiative which took place between Saskatchewan and El Salvador.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Examine international perspectives on Global Citizenship Education (GCE) and the role of educators locally and globally;
  • Understand the importance of a human rights-based approach to GCE;
  • Examine global sustainable development issues within thematic areas;
  • Recognize schools as spaces of human rights and GCE;
  • Explore applications for GCE concepts in a classroom context, and how to translate GCE into action;
  • Explore pedagogical approaches to GCE, “soft” vs. “critical” global citizenship, and; 
  • Share successes and challenges in doing this work.

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Download the Conference Program for all session descriptions, facilitator bios, and the full schedule.

Conference Program

  • Plenary Workshop:
    • “Global Citizenship Education and Global Social Justice: Creating Ethical Space for “Living Together” on a Suffering Planet” with Lynette Shultz
  • Breakout Sessions:
    • “Pedagogies of Conviviality: Working with the International Youth White Paper on Global Citizenship” with Lynette Shultz
    • Participatory Education in Gender and Identity: Lessons from Community Engagement Programs in Rural El Salvador” with César Antonio Hernández Gámez and Brenda René Hubbard
    • “Solidarity with Saskatchewan” with Maxine Panchuk and Kayla Lemire
    • “Integrating 2LGBTQIAP+ Inclusivity into Religious Spaces” with Jacq Brasseur

FACILITATED BY LOCAL & REGIONAL, & INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS:

  • Dr. Lynette Shultz – Co-Director, Centre for Global Citizenship Education & Research [University of Alberta]
  • Dr. Michael Cappello – Chair, Educational Core Studies, Faculty of Education [University of Regina] 
  • César Antonio Hernández Gámez and Brenda René Hubbard, International sexual and reproductive health rights educators representing Commitee Against Aids/Asociación Comité Contra El Sida Cabañas Asoc Cocosi [El Zapote, El Salvador]
  • Educators for Solidarity student-teacher participants [SUNTEP, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan]
  • And more!

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DRAFT SCHEDULE (Subject to change)

8:30-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-9:30 AM Opening Session | Welcome, Context and Fishbowl Exercise
9:30-10:30 AM Plenary Workshop:
“Global Citizenship Education and Global Social Justice:
Creating Ethical Space for ‘Living Together’ on a Suffering Planet”
10:45-11:45 AM Breakout Sessions (Pick 1 of 2)
– Participatory Education in Gender and Identity: Lessons from Community
Engagement Programs in Rural El Salvador
– Integrating 2LGBTQIAP+ Inclusivity into Religious Spaces
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH (Free!)
1:15-2:15 PM Breakout Sessions (Pick 1 of 2)
– Seeking Solidarity in Saskatchewan
– Pedagogies of Conviviality: Working with the
International Youth White Paper on Global Citizenship 
2:30-3:30 PM Closing Session | Reflections & Take-Aways

Location, parking, and accessibility:

Free parking available at meters on campus on Saturdays (do not plug the meter).

Parking is also available for free on Saturdays in the visitor Pay Lot in front of the Riddell Centre – the one with the booth. Please take a no charge permit at the entry and use when exiting to lift arm.

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For more information or questions, contact SCIC:
306-757-4669
dmacdonald@earthbeat.sk.ca


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