Global Collaboration Day

Sep 17 12:00 am all day


Students, teachers, organizations, and companies will join together online to celebrate and demonstrate global collaboration on September 17, 2015. On Global Collaboration Day, educators and professionals from around the world will host connective projects and events and invite public participation.

The primary goals of this 24-hour, worldwide event are to:

  • demonstrate the power of global connectivity in classrooms, schools, institutions of
  • informal learning and universities around the world
  • introduce others to the collaborative tools, resources and projects that are available to
  • educators today
  • focus attention on the need for developing globally competent students and teachers
  • throughout the world

    This 24-hour event will take place on September 17 in participant time zones. Classrooms, schools, and organizations will design and host engaging online activities for others to join. Events will range from mystery location calls to professional development events to interviews with experts. All events will be collated in an online calendar viewable in participants’ individual time zones. Participants will be connected on Twitter via the hashtag #globaled15.

    Partner organizations for Global Collaboration Day include AFS-USA, Edmodo, Education Beyond Borders, Flat Connections, Global Campaign for Education - US Chapter, GlobalEdLeader, the Global Education Conference Leadership Team, iEARN-USA, the Learning Revolution, LINEglobal, TakingITGlobal, Tools at School, and VIF International Education.