CWI’s 2020 Institute SOUTH America on Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Social Justice

CWI’s 2020 Institute SOUTH America on Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Social Justice

January 13-17, 2020, Lima, Peru

in partnership with Otis College of Art and Design and Markham College

Engagement Australia Special Partners discount is available at $600 per person

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Who Should Attend:
K-16 teachers, specialists, and administrators, along with environmental and community based educators.

About The Institute:
Join inspired K-16 educators from around the world for a powerful week of learning, collaboration, and networking in the Peruvian capital of Lima, one of the worlds most richly diverse and culturally vibrant cities. Within the Institute’s collaborative learning lab atmosphere we will dig deep into Place Based Service-Learning, Social Justice, Sustainability, and Global Citizenship, as interwoven approaches that promote academic engagement, social emotional learning, and global competence.

Explore personal and cultural identities and related issues, unpack bias and privilege, and consider equity and inclusion in ways that will provide tools for use with students in your own community. Urban poverty, cultural preservation, food insecurity, pollution, and environmental concerns are among the issues that will be explored There will be opportunities to engage in curriculum mapping and alignment in ways that also promote arts integrations.

Institute Outcomes
• Learn powerful strategies for using the community as the classroom.
• Focus on students as active contributors to sustainable communities.
• Integrate student voice and agency, reciprocity, academic integrity, and reflection.
• Gain strategies for program growth, team building, and institutional buy in.
• Infuse project based learning with compelling public purpose.
• Design student learning experiences around personal passion, interest and the Arts.
• Use ethnography and the arts to dig into human connections, inclusion, and social justice.
• Connect social emotional learning goals to experiential learning.
• Inspire, recharge, and advance our collective vision and practice.