Global Schools' Alliance International Symposium 2016
18-20 October 2016
Autens and Ørestad Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark are hosting Global Schools' Alliance's 2016 annual meeting. We are excited to welcome you all to Copenhagen for three very special days packed with inspiring company, energizing conversations about the future of education and our roles in it. Expect the very best of Danish education combined with a lot of dialogue, open discussions, and participant-led sessions as we jointly create a shared vision for the future of GSA and identify our next steps.
Allan Kjær Andersen
Lene Jensby Lange
Global Schools' Alliance
Founder & CEO of Autens
Oct 17 (optional):
Afternoon: Sight-seeing in Copenhagen
Evening: Informal welcome and evening reception
Oct 18: EXPLORING LOCAL & GLOBAL PRACTICES
Venue: Study tour of Danish schools + meeting at Orestad Gymnasium
Morning: Trips to schools, exploring the best of Danish education and school design, among which Sydhavnen School was awarded Best Educational Design of 2015 by World Architecture news.
Afternoon: Sharing best GSA practices - presentations by each school
Evening: Communal dinner in Copenhagen
Oct 19: CO-CREATING THE FUTURE
Venue: Strandvejen 93, København Ø
Morning: Building next steps of GSA + parallel teacher workshop featuring the most talented Danish educators.
Afternoon: Playing the future workshop: Exploring the future of education and learning spaces based on playfulness and passion, virtual reality, and global connections featuring LEGO, Microsoft Education, Copenhagen Philharmonics, Autens and more.
Evening: Informal buffet dinner and cocktail party meeting the most progressive Danish educators.
Oct 20: MAKING AN IMPACT
Venue: Orestad Gymnasium
Morning: Continued session on the next steps of GSA, teachers and leaders working together.
Afternoon: Photoshoot and discussions with key people in education, politicians, and the press.
Oct 21 (optional): Sight-seeing in Copenhagen