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19th Annual Summer Institute for Teachers – Teaching Contemporary Global Issues

Jun 22, 2016 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Registration is now closed. For information, please call 412-281-7970.

Presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in collaboration with Duquesne University

sit_reducedGet the training you need to prepare students for their futures as global citizens by accessing resources and designing innovative lesson plans and curricula.

ACT 48 credit will be available from the Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3.

Experts on contemporary world affairs will brief you on pressing issues and provide a framework for looking at topics of a highly complex and interrelated nature.

Proposed topics include briefings on foreign policy issues facing the next Administration, opportunities in Africa, and challenges facing the European Union.

SIT_2Educator-led sessions on global competence, resources, and innovative teaching practices will equip you with methods of integrating new knowledge into lesson plans and other experience-based classroom activities designed to enhance the effectiveness of global education.

Teachers will have the opportunity to develop and enhance existing curricula to support a greater understanding of global issues throughout the academic year.

Discussions with international business and nonprofit practitioners will take place in small groups to focus on preparing today’s youth for a 21st-century global marketplace.

Who should attend?
-Middle through high school teachers of all content areas

SIT_1When is the Institute?
June 22 – 23, 2016 (Wednesday – Thursday)
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where will the Institute be held?
Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This Institute is made possible in part through the generous support of the Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of The Buhl Foundation

Click here to download the brochure.

There is a $40 non-refundable registration fee for the Institute. This fee helps cover the cost of materials and ACT 48 credit, as well as breakfast and lunch each day.

Registration is now closed. For information, please call 412-281-7970.

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