Workshop: Education Diplomacy – From Local Practice to Global Agendas (9th April) – Register today

We would like to invite you to participate in an interactive workshop exploring the concept of education diplomacy and its role in the development of education systems and practice globally.

According to ACEI, Education Diplomacy is an emerging concept broadly defined as the “cross-disciplinary, intercultural sharing of theories, ideas, and concepts that advance the landscape of education and, thereby, enhance human development.”

If you want to know more, or wish to share your opinion (both positive and critical) on education diplomacy you are most welcome to attend!

The workshop takes place in AG3/4 (Ellen Wilkinson) on April 9th at 12pm:

EDUCATION DIPLOMACY: FROM LOCAL PRACTICE TO GLOBAL AGENDAS

12pm Lunch

12.30 Welcome from Su Corcoran

12.40 Dr Susie Miles will talk about her experience of founding the Enabling Education Network (EENET); the dilemmas involved in creating critical conversations in the context of oral culture and the global digital and communication divide; and the development of inclusive approaches to the networking of knowledge about education in Southern contexts.

1.20 Katharina Hone (Aberystwyth University / DiploFoundation) will facilitate a workshop that will give delegates the opportunity to talk about themselves. We will discuss education diplomacy as a concept and how it fits into our own areas of work.

2.10 Sam Harris from the International Society will lead an interactive session exploring aspects of intercultural communication and working.

2.50 Workshop session two will revisit education diplomacy and discuss its relevance. We will also attempt to develop a working definition.

3.40 Dimitrina Kaneva will talk about her work at the University of Bolton, delivering early childhood education programmes in Botswana

4.20 Plenary session with Sarah Darley-Nolan

4.30 End

Register your place here

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