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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 Studies
Virtual
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Date
Jul 20, 2021 - Jul 22, 2021   10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Contact
JoAnne Geigner
E-Mail
jgeigner@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-0425
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UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educator Workshop - 3 days of round-table discussions around the context of migration, education, and health with the theme of "Education in Uncertain Times: How to Prepare for the New Normal Around the World."

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

AGENDA
Day 1 (Tuesday, July 20) 10:00am- 12:00 pm (CT)

10:00- 10:05  Introduction

10:05-10:45 Keynote:  Caitlyn Clarke, Teaching Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "COVID-19 Vaccination Behavior: Behavior Change Theory and Application"
 
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, Director, Office of International Programs, Education, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Wei Liu, Associate Director, Office of International Programs, Education, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Melissa Leverett-King, 1st-grade English Language Education (ELE) Teacher at Foxborough Regional Charter School, Massachusetts
Yu-Chieh Wu, a Ph.D. student in the Educational Foundations Department with a focus on Global and International Education, the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM)
 
11:45-11:55 Q&A
 
11:55-12:00 Conclusion
 
Day 2 (Wednesday, July 21) 10:00 am- 12:00 pm (CT)
10:00- 10:05 Introduction
 
10:05-10:45 Keynote: Margaret Njeru, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Riara University, Kenya. "The Covid-19 Disruption: Some Emerging Impacts on the Learning sector in Kenya"
 
10:45-10:55 Q&A
 
11:00-11:45 Global Intersections Ghana Roundtable.
Panelists:
Angelina Arrington, P.A.N. African Culture And Heritage Experience 
Patrick Benneh, Head of School, Semanhyia American School, Senase, Ghana
 
11:45-11:55 Q&A
 
11:55-12:00 Conclusion


Day 3 (Thursday, July 22) 10:00 am- 12:00 pm (CT)

10:00- 10:05  Introduction

10:05-10:45  Co-keynote: Ellen Moodie, Associate Professor, the Anthropology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Labor mobility and virus mobility: Covid choreography across the Americas"

Co-keynote: Pamela P. Martinez, Assistant Professor, Microbiology, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “COVID-19 in Santiago, Chile: Socioeconomic Inequalities as a Risk Factor” 
 
10:45-10:55 Q&A
 
11:00-11:45 Education Roundtable. 
Panelists:
Aleksandra Đurić, Germany 
Amal Elassi, Ph.D. candidate in Language and Literacy, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mario Perez, Coordinator and Social Science/Human Geography Teacher, Newcomer Center, Arlington Heights, Illinois; Ph.D candidate in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
11:45-11:55 Q&A
 
11:55-12:00 Conclusion
 

Illinois K-12 educators are eligible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH).

 

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