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UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop: "Education in Uncertain Times: How to Prepare for the New Normal Around the World"

Event Type
Professional Development
Sponsor
Illinois Global Institute; Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; European Union Center; Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
Virtual
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Date
Jul 20, 2021 - Jul 22, 2021   10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Registration
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E-Mail
eucenter@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

Registration is open for the UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educator Workshop, "Education in Uncertain Times: How to Prepare for the New Normal Around the World." This is a three-day workshop for K-14 educators that will include keynote talks and roundtable discussions on the topics of health, education, and migration during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Registration link: https://go.illinois.edu/IGISummer2021GlobalEducatorsWorkshop

Agenda:
Day 1 (Tuesday, July 20) 10:00am (CT)

10:00- 10:05 Introduction
10:05-10:45 Keynote by Caitlyn Clarke, Teaching Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:45-10:55 Q&A
11:00-11:45 Education Roundtable: How has the pandemic changed education around the world? Has this been a "lost" year for students?
Panelists: 
Allison Witt and Wei Liu
Melissa Leverett-King
Yu-Chieh Wu
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion


Day 2 (Wednesday, July 21) 10:00am (CT)

10:00- 10:05 Introduction
10:05-10:45 Keynote by Margaret Njeru, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Riara University, Kenya
10:45-10:55 Q&A
11:00-11:45 Global Intersections Ghana Roundtable
Panelists:
Angelina Arrington
Patrick Benneh
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion


Day 3 (Thursday, July 22) 10:00am (CT)

10:00- 10:05 Introduction
10:05-10:45 Keynote by Ellen Moodie, Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
10:45-10:55 Q&A
11:00-11:45 Migration and Migrant Children Education During COVID-19
Panelists:
Aleksandra Đurić
Amal Elassi
Mario Perez
11:45-11:55 Q&A
11:55-12:00 Conclusion
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