LINE and Rekha Puri are humbled and honored to be included in Smart List: 360 Global Innovators, Networks, Resources and Champions. Getting Smart supports innovations in learning, education and technology.
May 2015: Rekha came away inspired by Fernando Reimers, Veronica Boix-Mansilla, other speakers and an amazing cohort of educators/new colleagues, and excited for LINE be a part of propelling the global education for all movement forward.
"We need to create social context and learn/think with good company; we need the wisdom of more networks. Tap into existing networks, create new ones, we are in this together. Build capacity, meet people where they are, avoid a climate of crisis, and inspire change!" Fernando Reimers, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Learning-India, India’s first large scale education technology conference, will take place in Bangalore, India, this July. LINEglobal is an official partner of the Learning-India festival that will bring together professionals focused on learning, teaching and leading in the digital age. We are very excited to partner and collaborate with this UK based team to provide strategic support for the speaker series and programming.
Heartfelt thanks to Yong Zhao for his inspirational talk, passionate enthusiasm and generous support of LINEglobal; thank you Emily McCarren, Dominic Randolph, and Rajiv Kothari for your unwavering commitment and generous support; and thanks to Rajika Bhandari and IIE for co-hosting an amazing event!
LINEglobal and IIE Institute of International Education are co-hosting an event with Dr. Yong Zhao on November 11, 2014. The talk will be held at the IIE Kaufmann Conference Room, an architectural gem designed by Alvar Aalto http://www.iie.org/Offices/New-York/edgar-j-kaufmann-conference-facility
This feels serendipitous - Yong Zhao's talk, our collaboration with IIE, and the landmark spectacular setting overlooking the East River! We cannot wait! Special thanks to Dr. Yong Zhao for making the time to generously support LINEglobal. Special thanks to Emily McCarren for her help with coordinating this event, and to Rajika Bhandari for the opportunity to co-host with IIE.
The Narcissism of Global Voluntourism by Sayantani Dasgupta and Lauren Kascak http://www.psmag.com/navigation/business-economics/instagrammingafrica-narcissism-global-voluntourism-83838/
The World Is Flat - The World Is Not Flat!
- Tom Friedman "The World Is Flat" http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/03/magazine/03DOMINANCE.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0
- Pankaj Ghemawat - TED talk "Actually, The World ISN't Flat!" https://www.ted.com/talks/pankaj_ghemawat_actually_the_world_isn_t_flat
Shake Up Your Story! Raghava KK - Multiple Perspectives = Empathy http://www.ted.com/talks/raghava_kk_shake_up_your_story
The Global Education Teacher Strand at the Punahou School, Hawaii, is a forum for discussion and action planning for educators interested in exploring and designing globally focused curriculum and implementing this in their school environments. It intentionally coincides with Punahou's Student Global Leadership Institute. Emily McCarren, Director of Wo International Center, Punahou School, and Rekha Puri facilitated this program for a "diverse think-tank" of remarkable educators from Hawaii, mainland USA, China, Japan, Denmark, Jordan, India, Sweden, and other countries.
NEW HORIZONS IN GLOBAL EDUCATION: A CONVERSATION WITH JEFFREY SACHS
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 6:30—8:00 p.m. at Asia Society, New York
Keynote Address by Professor Sachs
followed by a panel discussion with:
Parag Saxena, Founding Partner & CEO, New Silk Route, R. May Lee, Associate Vice Chancellor for Asia, New York University (NYU), Zak Malamed, Student, University of Maryland, and Founder, Student Voices, Moderated by Tom Nagorski, Executive Vice President, Asia Society