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Thursday, October 10 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Design Thinking for Developing Global Competence and SDG Curricula

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global competence together provide a powerful framework to help students take action locally for global impact. This interactive session builds on this idea and approaches curriculum creation through design thinking strategies that will illuminate the connections between global competence and the SDGs. Delegates become curators and creators as they collaborate using these strategies to develop meaningful learning experiences for their students.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Dowd

Erin Dowd

Founder, JRNEY
Erin Dowd is a global education consultant and founder of www.JRNEY.org, a website dedicated to amplifying teacher voice through global stories from the field. She is a founding ambassador of TeachSDGs and the director of content and education strategy for Belouga. A former teacher... Read More →
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Connie Rensink

Administrator for the Global Competence Certificate, World Savvy
Connie Rensink is a passionate global education consultant dedicated to helping educators integrate global competency into existing curriculum. Connie taught elementary school for 12 years and is an ardent human rights advocate. She currently works with World Savvy Programs as Administrator... Read More →


Thursday October 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room Mansfield #6 2268 Mansfield St, Montreal, QC H3A 3R8, Canada