The Forum

“Educating for a Global World”

A Forum sponsored by Penn GSE 
& American Friends of Winchester College

October 25 & 26 2013

Our second Forum will be attended by schools from the United States and around the world, and will offer a number of learning opportunities. There will be several case studies; presentations from teachers and students; small group discussions and special interest groups; a keynote and closing speech from renowned scholars and educators; and plenty of time for networking and meeting like-minded schools from around the world.

Register for the Forum


FRIDAY, October 25th

1:00PM      Penn Admissions Information Session (optional)

2:00 PM     Campus Tour (optional) 

5:00 PM     Penn’s Graduate School of Education Welcome Reception

7:00 PM     Dinner and Keynote Address
                   Considering Complexities and Possibilities in Global Education, Sharon Ravitch   

Saturday, October 26th

8:00 AM     Continental Breakfast

8:35 AM     Introduction and Welcome, Kathleen Jamieson

8:45 AM     School-Wide Strategies to Promote Global Competence, Brandon Wiley

9:45 AM     Break (coffee, tea, and snacks)

10:00 AM   Student Perspectives on Global Education Panel

11:15 AM    Break (coffee, tea, and snacks)

11:30 AM    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and High Schools, Ed Rock

12:30 PM   Lunch (Includes opportunities for student participation)

1:30 PM     Case Studies in Global Education Panel

2:15 PM     Round Table Group Discussion Facilitated by Winchester College Junior Fellows

3:00 PM     Break (coffee, tea, and snacks)

3:30 PM     Interest Groups

4:30 PM     Lessons from African Leadership Academy, Chris Bradford and Joseph Munyambanza

5:30 PM     Summary and Steps Ahead

News about the Global Ed Forum

Watch the Teacher Panel speak about their experiences with Global Education
Watch the Student Panel speak about their experiences with Global Education at the Forum.

Watch Brandon Wiley (Executive Director, International Studies Schools Network at Asia Society) speak at the Penn Global Education Forum.

Watch Chris Bradford (co-founder of African Leadership Academy in South Africa) and Joseph Munyambanza (co-founder of refugee education program and graduate of ALA) speak at the Penn Global Education Forum.