Banner GLW

Learning affects us all, in different places, under different conditions, and throughout our lives. Times of crisis like the one we have just experienced with Covid19 once again underscore the importance of digital learning – and the potential that is far from being exploited.

But which approaches work best? What barriers need to be overcome? What are some of the universal challenges to digital learning? And most importantly – what can we learn from each other to improve digital learning?

The Global Learning Week to be held online from November 29–December 3, 2021, provides a space to exchange perspectives on digital learning, share experiences, pitch innovative approaches and expand networks all around the globe.

Call for Contributions

In order to initiate an exchange about the future of digital learning and teaching, we are looking for contributions that reveal surprising insights, that convey practical experience and application knowledge, that are eye-opening, exciting and entertaining. We are looking for people who are passionate about their projects and visions.

Do you have ideas around digital learning that you would like to present, would like to discuss in a panel, or around which you would like to jointly develop solutions in a workshop? Get in touch with us and take part in our call for contributions! You can submit your proposals online via this form until September 30, 2021.

We will review the submissions in September and get back to you in early October at the latest.

If you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to send us a message at glc@leibniz-association.de or check out our FAQs below.

We look forward to your input! Feel free to tell other interested parties within your learning community about our event and the call.

FAQ

You have questions about the Global Learning Week? Here are our answers:

Timing

The Global Learning Week will take place from November 29 to December 3, 2021.

You can submit your proposals online via this form until September 30, 2021.

The program is expected to be published as of October.

Ticketing for those who do not actively contribute but still want to participate in the Global Learning Week and attend exciting events on digital learning will start at the end of September.

Join our mailing list to stay up to date and receive further information soon. Just send an email to glc@leibniz-association.eu and we will make sure to keep you informed about this upcoming event. Become part of the Global Learning network!

Location

The Global Learning Week will take place online. We want to make the content of the program accessible to as many participants worldwide as possible. In principle, your format can also take place in presence at your location. In that case, however, you should make sure that everyone who is interested is either able to join virtually or has access to the recording or to the results of your contribution via our central platform.

Yes! The Global Learning Week will take place virtually. You will find all the exciting and creative formats online on our event platform.

Call for Contributions

You can submit your proposals online via this form until September 30, 2021.

You can submit your proposals online via this form until September 30 2021.

Your contribution should contain the following points:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address
  • Institution
  • Format type: Please click or suggest one that we can implement with your help!
    • Lightning talk
    • Challenge
    • Workshop
    • Panel discussion
    • Science speed dating
    • Hackathon
    • Haven’t decided yet, I'd like some help.
    • We have a wild idea, here is our innovative format: ...
  • Title of your format: max. 200 characters
  • Short thesis: max. 350 characters (You should state your basic thesis and how you plan to discuss/present it. Your short thesis should show what you basically would like to talk about.)
  • Description of your format: max. 2000 characters (This is the text that will be published online. It should be as concise and easy to understand as possible.)
  • Program track: In which of our program tracks would you place your contribution?:
    1. School
    2. Higher Ed
    3. On the Job
    4. Lifelong Learning
    5. Informal Learning
  • Number of participants: Please let us know how many participants you would like to include in your format (minimum, maximum). We will then check whether this is technically feasible with our event platform.

From presentations and lightning talks to workshops, challenges, networking activities, virtual lunch breaks or hackathons – we are curious to receive your suggestions.

Initially, everything is imaginable for us. Please understand, however, that we also have to check the technical feasibility with regard to our conference tool.

Do you have ideas around digital learning that you would like to present, would like to discuss in a panel, or around which you would like to jointly develop solutions in a workshop? Let us know!

For example, we could imagine the following formats:

  • Lecture: Present your topic in an exciting lecture - live or as a recording. Duration: max. 30 min.
  • Panel discussion and/or Q&A: Share thoughts and discuss with others, live. Duration: max. 60 min.
  • Lightning presentations or speaker‘s corner: Your idea, presented briefly and compactly, max. 5 min
  • Virtual lunch break: Share your idea or project during a lunch break. Duration: max. 60 min
  • Workshop or challenge: Develop solutions jointly. Duration: as needed.
  • Speed dating/Skill training/Pool of competence: Meet experts in a 1:1 conversation, share your expertise with others or provided them with a mini training course, Duration: max. 20 min.
  • Networking activities: Use your idea/tool/meeting format to actively network with our GLW participants. Duration: possible on all five days of the GLW.
  • Digital exhibition: Present your project as a digital exhibition, make your exciting material available for download, present your progressive ideas on digital learning in the form of images, sketchnotes or videos.

Still haven't found the right format? Suggest one that we can implement with your help! There are so many formats and we love to learn!

Yes! You can submit as many proposals as you like. You may want to think about how your proposed contributions complement each other. For example, if you are thinking about doing a panel discussion, you could also offer a workshop for deeper conversations with your audience.

You can submit your proposals online via this form until September 30, 2021.

We will then review the submissions and get back to you shortly after.

Yes! The Global Learning Week takes place online. We want to make the content of the program accessible to as many participants worldwide as possible. In principle, your format can also take place in presence at your location. In that case, however, you should make sure that everyone who is interested is either able to join virtually or has access to the recording or to the results of your contribution via our central platform.

We are global - all sessions will be in English.

Please let us know how many participants you would like to offer your format for (minimum, maximum). We will then check whether this is technically feasible with our event platform.

Program

The program comprises 5 days and shall be mainly composed of the contributions submitted to the call for contribution.

We are looking to create a mix of lectures, interactive live formats and networking activities.

The program will be divided into 5 overarching tracks on digital learning along an overall educational lifespan:

  1. School
  2. Higher Ed
  3. On the Job
  4. Lifelong Learning
  5. Informal Learning

What exactly the final program looks like is also up to you! Join in and submit your proposals!

Tracks are our overarching categories that provide the framework:

  1. School: What does digital education look like in schools around the globe? What type of digital learning is most conducive to K12 learners? What works and what’s missing?
  2. Higher Ed: What does digital teaching and learning of the future look like in higher ed? How can digital tools build new forms of learning, build learning bridges across regional divides, and create new avenues of access?
  3. On the Job: What options do we have to learn during our working lives? How can we keep learning, what tools and skills do we need, and how can we develop both personally and professionally?
  4. Lifelong Learning: What does digital lifelong learning look like and how does it work? How does digital learning guide us as we get older?
  5. Informal Learning: What can digital exhibitions and museums teach us? How do we learn through games or user-generated content? What does experiential learning encompass? And what do we learn in collaborative formats like hackathons?

From presentations and lightning talks to workshops, challenges, networking activities, virtual lunch breaks or hackathons – we are curious to receive your suggestions.

Initially, everything is imaginable for us. Please understand, however, that we also have to check the technical feasibility with regard to our conference tool.

Do you have ideas around digital learning that you would like to present, would like to discuss in a panel, or around which you would like to jointly develop solutions in a workshop? Let us know!

For example, we could imagine the following formats:

  • Lecture: Present your topic in an exciting lecture - live or as a recording. Duration: max. 30 min.
  • Panel discussion and/or Q&A: Share thoughts and discuss with others, live. Duration: max. 60 min.
  • Lightning presentations or speaker‘s corner: Your idea, presented briefly and compactly, max. 5 min
  • Virtual lunch break: Share your idea or project during a lunch break. Duration: max. 60 min
  • Workshop or challenge: Develop solutions jointly. Duration: as needed.
  • Speed dating/Skill training/Pool of competence: Meet experts in a 1:1 conversation, share your expertise with others or provided them with a mini training course, Duration: max. 20 min.
  • Networking activities: Use your idea/tool/meeting format to actively network with our GLW participants. Duration: possible on all five days of the GLW.
  • Digital exhibition: Present your project as a digital exhibition, make your exciting material available for download, present your progressive ideas on digital learning in the form of images, sketchnotes or videos.

Still haven't found the right format? Suggest one that we can implement with your help. There are so many formats and we love to learn!

You are responsible for the content and moderation of your session. We will integrate your contribution into our program, provide support and bring together all contributions on our event platform.

Of course! Ticketing for those who do not actively contribute but still want to participate in the Global Learning Week and attend exciting events on digital learning will start at the end of September.

Join our mailing list to stay up to date and receive further information soon. Just send an email to glc@leibniz-association.eu and we will make sure to keep you informed about this upcoming event. Become part of the Global Learning network!

Inspiration

There are still so many questions on digital learning, which you can also discuss in a format outside of our 5 tracks.

For example, how about coming up with a contribution to the GLW for the following?:

  • How does digital learning work in...? - Global perspectives
  • Time for joint learning - International cooperations
  • What can I learn from you? – Learn from learning

Have lots of ideas, but not sure how best to bring them to the Global Learning Week? Contact us by mail to glc@leibniz-association.de. There are so many ideas and we love to learn!

Not all questions answered yet? Feel free to send us a message at glc@leibniz-association.de.

Partners involved

Supporters of the GLC

 


 

Share

This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience and to analyze user behavior in pseudonymous form. Further information as well as the possibility of withdrawal can be found in our Privacy Policy

Die Cookie-Einstellungen auf dieser Website sind auf "Cookies zulassen" eingestellt, um das beste Surferlebnis zu ermöglichen. Wenn du diese Website ohne Änderung der Cookie-Einstellungen verwendest oder auf "Akzeptieren" klickst, erklärst du sich damit einverstanden.

Schließen