2013 Keynote Speakers
We are excited and pleased to highlight the work of our 2013 GlobalEd keynote speakers. They include (subject to change): Karen Armstrong, the Charter for Compassion (UK)
Karen Blumberg, the School at Columbia University (NY) Don Buckley, Tools at Schools (NY) Jaime Casap, Google (CA) Kim Cofino, Yokohama International School (Japan) Michael Furdyk, TakingITGlobal (Canada) Julie Lindsay, Learning Confluence (Australia) Anne Mirtschin, Hawkesdale P12 College (Australia) Rekha Puri LINEglobal (US and India) Julene Reed, St. George's Independent School (TN) Brandon Wiley, Asia Society (NY) Dan Zanes, Musician and Singer Extraordinare (NY) More to come.....
Session proposals are to be non-commercial. Interest in commercial sponsorship or presentations should be directed to Steve Hargadon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Packages with
varying levels of support are available that provide reach to our extensive global network. We are pleased to announce that founding sponsor International Education Resources Network (IEARN) will continue to support us for the 2013 Global Education Conference. iEARN is also joined by another major supporter, the United States Chapter of the Global Campaign for Education. Both organizations are sponsoring special strands within the conference: iEARN and
Education for All. About iEARN: iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide About GCE-US: The Global Campaign for Education, U.S. Chapter (GCE-US) is a broad-based coalition (click here for a complete list of coalition members) of U.S. organizations including faith-based groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), teachers unions, foundations, and think tanks dedicated to ensuring access to quality education worldwide. GCE-US promotes access to education as a basic human right and mobilizes the public to create political will in the U.S. and internationally to improve education for the world’s poorest children. As a coalition, CGE-US also works to promote the importance of pre-school education, prevent abusive child labor, increase adult literacy rates, and eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education.