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

LISBON 2018 International Conference

Programme Overview

The Conference will take place in Lisbon.
On the Friday 23 November 2018, from 9am to 5.30pm.
Venue: Museu do Oriente.

 9.00 – 9.30

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

Ms. Luísa Teotónio Pereira, GENE Director

Ms. Paula Loureiro, Member of the Board of Directors, Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, Portugal

Dr. Tiago Brandão Rodrigues, Minister of Education, Portugal

Ms. Lydia Ruprecht, Team Leader, Global Citizenship and Peace Education, UNESCO

9.30 – 10.00

The new Portuguese National Strategy on Development Education

Ms. Susana Réfega, President of the Portuguese NGDOs Platform, Presentation of the Plan of Action

Signing of the Plan of Action by the stakeholders 

10.00 – 11.00

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

Dr Utak Chung, Director, Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU)

Dr Elina Lehtomäki, Professor of Global education, University of Oulu, Finland

Mr Liam Wegimont, Chair, Global Education Network Europe (GENE)

Chair: Dr. Helmuth Hartmeyer, Institute for International Development, Vienna University, Austria

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break and networking

International Exhibition of Global Education pedagogical materials for schools

11.30 – 13.00

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

A1. Integrating Global Education into national curricula

A2. In-Service learning for teachers in Global Education

A3. Global Education in changing school ethos and culture

A4. The world in the school: learning with refugees and migrants

A5. Global Education National Strategies

A6. Global Education in Higher Education

A7. Monitoring the Progress toward Target 4.7 of the SDG4

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch and networking

International Exhibition of Global Education pedagogical materials for schools

14.30 – 16.00

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

B1. The voices of the students in the school

B2. Initial Teacher Education in Global Education

B3. Global Education and the relationship between the school and the community

B4. The world in the school: learning with colleagues from other countries

B5. Global Education and multi-stakeholder cooperation

B6. Higher Education and research on Global Education

B7. Critical Global Competencies in the 21st century

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee break and key messages from the 14 groups

16.30 – 17.30

Conference Concluding session: Global Education in Europe to 2030: : thoughts for the Future

Gathering ideas shared at the Conference

Professor Douglas Bourn, Institute of Education, London

Call to reflection and action.