Global Citizenship for Development
The use of Universal Design for Learning and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enable more accessible and cross-culturally collaborative learning environments for all learners, including those with disabilities, both in the U.S. and globally. This side event explores how education can contribute to reducing poverty and enhancing human life and what kind of teaching and learning best address the needs of all learners. The panelists discuss theory-based framework to apply universal curriculum design that engages various learners and cultural diversity and promotes intercultural competence of global citizenship.
By introducing best practices of using ICT and emerging technologies in the United States, Africa, Latin America, and Asia, the panelists recommend universal and global learning environment for all students
including girls from different cultures and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
The key aspects this panel addresses are:
The NGO Committee for Education, Learning and Literacy (NGO CELL) proposes an informational presentation and panel discussion on education for social development, co-sponsored by UNESCO, Society
for Psychology Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), Manhattan Multicultural Counseling (MMC), IVECA Center for International Virtual Schooling, and Legion of Goodwill-USA.
MODERATOR: Mr. Reggie Bennett, Jr., Teacher, Music and Special Education, Reach Academy