Building a World of Justice and Solidarity:
Global Education in the School System

LISBON 2018 International Conference

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Global Education is education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the world and awakens them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and human rights for all.

Global Education is understood to encompass various forms of education for social change towards greater justice including Global Citizenship Education, Global Development Education, Global Learning, Development Education, Education for Sustainable Development.

WHEN

Friday 23 November, 2018 from 9am to 5.30pm

Conference Schedule

9.00 – 9.30

Opening Session Building a World of Justice and Solidarity: Global Education in the School

9.30 – 10.00

The new Portuguese National Strategy on Development Education

10.00 – 11.00

The global context and the long-term future of Global Education

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break and networking

11.30 – 13.00

Morning parallel workshops Global Education in the various dimensions of formal education systems

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch and networking

14.30 – 16.00

Afternoon parallel workshops Global Education in the various dimensions of formal education systems

16.00 – 16.30

Refreshments and key messages from the 14 groups

16.30 – 17.30

Conference Concluding session Global Education in Europe to 2030 (Gathering ideas shared at the Conference)


Conference Structure

The conference is organized around plenary sessions and parallel workshops. There will be 7 workshops in the morning and 7 in the afternoon. The workshops aim to discuss Global Education in the various dimensions of formal education systems: national curriculum development (A1) and the empowerment of students’ voices (B1); in-service learning for teachers (A2) and initial teacher education (B2); school ethos and culture (A3) and the connection between the school and the community (B3); the world in the school: migrants and refugees (A4) and learning with colleagues from other countries (B4); national strategies (A5) and multi-stakeholders cooperation (B5); higher education (A6) and research on GE (B6); monitoring target 4.7 of SDG4 (A7) and global competencies (B7).

Although there is relationship between the morning (A) and afternoon (B) workshops, participants are free to select any workshop in the morning and in the afternoon. 

This Conference is organised with the support from the European Commission

GENE is funded by the Austrian Development Agency and the Ministry of Education, Austria; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium; Agence Française de Développement and the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France; Engagement Global, with funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany; Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland; Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Luxembourg; Ministry for Education and Employment, Malta; Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Camões – Institute for Cooperation and Language, Portugal; Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation, Slovakia; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia.

Co-funded by the European Union.


Conference Venue

Museu do Oriente
Edifício Pedro Álvares Cabral
Doca de Alcântara Norte
1350-352 Lisboa

Oriente Museum