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Global Education: Now and Then
April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
This course will provide an overview of Global Education Motivators’ 40 year evolvement in global education. It was founded in 1981 to help schools and the community meet the complex challenges of living in a global society. Global Education Motivators (GEM) is a United Nations non-governmental organization which seeks to empower youth globally for a better tomorrow. Wayne will discuss the formal relationship of GEM with the United Nations and the evolvement of real world experiential learning for teachers and youth.
April 13 – Session 1
April 20 – Session 2
Instructor: Wayne Jacoby – Wayne Jacoby is a co-founder and current director of Global Education Motivators, which is presently based at Chestnut Hill College. He served as a secondary school teacher from 1964 to 1995, mostly with Springfield High School in Montgomery county. Wayne developed a relationship with the United Nations first with Model UN, and then through GEM. GEM has a formal status with the UN Department of Global Communications and a consulting status with the Economic and Social Council. GEM has helped create UN based student conferences and is currently running three international youth conferences with the UN on the sustainable development goals.
- April 13
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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