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The 21st Century Learning Conference is an annual event in Hong Kong where teachers, staff, and school leaders come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education with thought leaders, technology, and learning experts, and their peers. With over 650 attendees from 33 countries, it is the event of choice for a diverse international audience. The event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner-led workshop sessions, and fun networking opportunities.
Saturday, March 9 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Education & Equity: Fostering Equitable Global Citizenship

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As educators working at international schools, we must be culturally competent in creating safe spaces for students coming from diverse backgrounds while still upholding the values of global citizenship. This presentation will explore various challenges and opportunities that educators may encounter when faced with issues such as racism, sexism, homophobia, and other equity-focused concerns.

A workshop approach will address power dynamics in society with special recognition given to working in an international school context.

Participants will be given the opportunity to share their reactions to real-life scenarios that will offer further context to the discussion. In addition, teachers will walk away with strategies that they can implement in their classrooms. We look forward to engaging in a meaningful workshop in a judgment-free space that will enrich our diverse classrooms and practices.

Speakers
avatar for Adrianna Mahoney

Adrianna Mahoney

Arts Department Head, Delia School of Canada
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Terrence Vuu

High School Maths Teacher, Delia School of Canada



Saturday March 9, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am
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Attendees (35)