Creating a Sustainable Future through Global Learning

2023 EF Global Education Symposium

November 3-5, 2023 | Boston

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Learn from thought leaders in global education and network with peers

This November, join U.S. and Canadian educational leaders from the secondary and post-secondary spaces to engage with experts in the fields of sustainability and global competence. Discover how global-based learning encourages students to preserve our planet, protect our people, and promote peace, preparing them to become engaged global citizens.

Administrators working with students in grades 6-12 are eligible to apply to attend the 2023 EF Global Education Symposium. The scholarship includes a two-night stay, round-trip airfare, a day of inspiring workshops, one networking dinner, other select meals, and experiential learning exploring the city of Boston.

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Experience the EF Global Education Symposium

And earn professional learning hours while doing it

Engage with thought leaders

Hear from experts in the fields of global competence and sustainability and participate in interactive discussions.

Network across secondary & post-secondary education

Expand your professional network as you exchange ideas and collaborate with globally minded educators.

Experience hands-on cultural learning

Traverse both land and water on an iconic Duck Tour to learn about some of Boston’s most unique and historical landmarks.

Create an action plan

Determine next steps for bringing your experience back to your learning community.

Meet our keynote speaker

William Gaudelli, Ed.D. is the Dean of the College of Education at Lehigh University. With a career spanning 30 years as a classroom teacher, researcher, professor, and seasoned administrator, he is a prominent international scholar with research areas focusing on global citizenship education and teacher education and development. He has published over 85 scholarly pieces and four books, the most recent entitled Pedagogy of the Global Event.

Hear from Dr. Gaudelli

Program details

Friday, November 3

  • Arrive in Boston
  • Welcome reception

Saturday, November 4

  • Breakfast (included)
  • Morning keynote and expert-led workshops from EF partners such as the World Savvy, the Anne Frank Center, and the Nobel Prize Museum
  • Lunch (included)
  • Afternoon educator panel on “Creating a Sustainable and Equitable Student Travel Program”
  • Interactive reflection session to discuss next steps for applying your learnings upon returning home
  • Exploration of the city of Boston on an iconic Duck Tour (included)
  • Networking dinners in Boston (included)

Sunday, November 5

  • Depart for home

EF is your partner in educational travel

EF tours amplify the lessons educators teach in the classroom by enabling hands-on, real-world experiences that open the minds of students and help them become more well-rounded. Each student emerges from tour with a G²PA comprised of our research-backed, travel-based learning outcomes that cover the full spectrum of social-emotional learning.

We’re accredited by six prestigious educational associations

What are you waiting for?

Join us in Boston and discover how you can transform students into global citizens.

Apply now