Global Collaboration Day Sept 2015

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Global Collaboration Day Sept 2015  

I only managed to participate in two sessions of the conference this time.

One was a session of #globaledchat on Twitter which I observed and favourited some of the Tweets which presented interesting viewpoints or links to resources.

The other session was

Best Approaches to Global Collaboration with Anne Mirtschin
Host school or organization: Tech Talk Tuesdays
Title of event/project: Best Approaches to Global Collaboration

Project/event description: It is hoped to capture a global audience, especially Asian participants as the time is friendly to them. Open discussions will take place re the Best Approaches to Global Collaboration – where to get started, why should we collaborate globally? What do we need for true global collaboration? How do we get started? Where can we find others? What can we do together? Share stories etc.
Host School or Organization URL: Hawkesdale P12 College
Host Location and Time Zone (UTC): Melbourne, Australia, UTC+10

Primary language(s) to be spoken at this event: English but other languages encouraged
This event is intended for the following audience(s): college or university students, pre-service teachers, teachers, administrators, parents, organization leaders
This event can be categorized as a: Webinar
Optional field for additional pertinent information: Bring a photo of where you live, what is outside your window to share the world we live in.

Details of the session can be found at

including a link to the recording at

It proved to be an interesting session with participants from Japan, U.S.A., Dubai, Kazakhstan and Australia.

Some links and programs mentioned were

World Museums Project
Scratch Project

Higher Colleges of Technology

A Global Education Summit #iste13 Workshop notes

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This is a post for Lisa Rivero’s challenge to write 30 blog posts for the month of September. To read all about her challenge see


Global Collaboration Day

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As well as conducting their excellent conference in November, members of the Global Education Conference  are welcome to participate in Global Collaboration Day on September 17, 2015 in your own time zone.

Companies, non-profits, and schools will be coming together in a global demonstration of global collaboration. There are activities available for individuals and for classrooms.

To get started, take a look at the overview page.

There are videos that will help you understand the event at

Activities are posted in the calendars and event directory. More will be posted soon.

It is NOT too late to host a simple collaboration online for participants. Check out the host page for details.

Partners and sponsors of the event include
The World’s Largest Lesson

The Gates Foundation’s Teacher2Teacherinitiative


The Global Campaign for Education – US Chapter

Flat Connections


Learning Bird

VIF International Education

There is a helpful Resources page at

There is a Flyer for sharing at


This is also a post for Lisa Rivero’s challenge to write 30 blog posts for the month of September. To read all about her challenge see