Booking starts: Monday, September 23, 2019 7:30 AM (US/Central)
Booking ends: Monday, September 23, 2019 10:30 AM (US/Central)
Duration: 3 hours
Title of event/project: Global Scholars Diploma
Participants should go to this link to start the project. URL to project/event starting point:
The World Affairs Council of Austin offers a Global Scholars Diploma program for qualifying high school students.
A Project Based Learning System
Possessing the knowledge, skills, and mindset to thrive in our global society is no longer an optional component of responsible citizenship or successful employment. The Global Scholars Diploma is a “global education for all” program that thrives on inclusivity, equity, and access for all. The program develops globally competent students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary for leadership, citizenship, and careers in an interconnected, global society. In partnership with schools all over the world, The World Affairs Council of Austin champions The Global Scholars Diploma program through innovative, interactive, and experiential approaches, global community partnerships, and collaborating business, governmental, NGO, and academic leaders.
Seven Curriculum Units
Students completing the program obtain certification in global affairs from the World Affairs Council of Austin. Certification requirements include:
Upon announcing the Global Scholars Certificate program, former Superintendent of DVISD Dr. Kelly Crook stated that “The Del Valle model will hopefully spread the global outreach concept to other schools locally and around the world.”
Project/event directions for participation: Follow the URL for directions
This event can be categorized as a: Synchronous Long Term Project
This event is intended for the following audience(s): intermediate grade students (10-13), secondary grade students (14-19), teachers, administrators, organization leaders
Primary language(s) to be spoken at this event: English
Contact First Name: Michael
Contact Last Name: Cunningham
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Twitter Handle: @GlobalDiploma
Host school or organization: World Affairs Council of Austin
Host School or Organization Website URL: https://flipgrid.com/peacedaychallenge
Host Location and Time Zone (UTC): Del Valle, TX Central
This event is organized by: An educator or educators at a non-profit school
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