Connect for Change – Shaping global educational partnerships and projects for change

 

 

The State Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Ms. Gaby Willamowius, will open the conference on 28.10.2019 at 11 am.

The program will be very participatory, putting the participants in the center and working with their questions & experiences. Moreover, the conference has a strong networking focus, hoping that people learn from each other and that new relations will be built. The workshops will be led by participants of the conference. Further information on the workshops you can find here:
Workshops I: Dealing with Colonialism, Power Structures and Challenges in Global Education Partnerships
Workshops II: Strategies, Skills, Good Practice for Global Education Partnerships

Further topics and questions can be discussed parallel to the planned sessions in the Open Space.

The conference will be moderated by Timo Holthoff in cooperation with Ruby Hembrom, Nomatlou Johannah Mahlangu and Geofrey Nsubuga.

Program overview

Monday, 28.10.   Tuesday, 29.10   Wednesday, 30.10.
10.00:
Arrival and Check-in
  9.00-9.15 (Plenary)
Good Morning Check-In
  9.00-9.15 (Plenary)
Good Morning Check-In
         

11:00-13:00
Welcome & Opening Ceremony

Address by Gaby Willamowius, State Secretary in the Ministry of Education of Lower Saxony
& Dialogue

Address by the organizers

Interactive Get-to-Know: Who is here and why?

 

9.15-10.00 (Plenary)
Encountering each other and the world through
Embodied Exercises

10.15-12.15
WORKSHOPS I
Dealing with Colonialism, Power Structures and Challenges in Global Education Partnerships

Alternative Open Space

 

9.15-11.15:
Peer Coaching: supporting each other with creativity and intelligence

Alternative Open Space

11.30-12.45 (Plenary):
Worldcafé: Identifying the Essence of our Learning for Global Education Partnerships + Open Questions

         
13.00-14.30: Lunch Break   12.15-14.15: Lunch Break   12.45-14.00: Lunch Break
         

14.30-17.30 (Plenary):
Encountering each other through Storytelling: Why I do what I do.

Keynote by Prof. Vanessa Andreotti (Video):  Digging deeper and relating wider. Dreams, Challenges and Questions towards Learning for Change in International Partnerships

Talking Islands: Translating the keynote into own work and context

 

14.15-15.15 (Plenary)
Fishbowl-Discussion: (How) Can there be equal partnerships in an unequal world?!

15.30-17.30: WORKSHOPS II
Strategies, Skills, Good Practice for Global Education Partnerships

Alternative Open Space

 

14.00-15.00 (Plenary)
Live Chat with Prof. Andreotti
Sharing our resonance with her keynote; discussing open questions

15.00-16.00 (Plenary)
Stepping Out: Setting the compass for future collaboration and learning

Feedback & Closing Ceremony

16:00 Departure

         
17:30-18:00: Fire Place Circles – reflecting the day in small groups   17:45-18:15: Fire Place Circles – reflecting the day in small groups    
         
18.00-19.30: Dinner Break   18.15-20:00: Dinner Break    
         

19.30-21.00
Networking Activity – Who is here and doing what?

 

20:00 – Open end:
“Zero Talent Show”: Cultural & Artistic Program and Celebrations