Wellness in the Context of Global Learning

2022 EF Global Education Symposium

October 14–15, 2022 | Virtual

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Learn from experts and earn professional learning hours

This October 14 and 15, join educational leaders from the secondary and post-secondary spaces to (virtually!) learn, network, and effect positive change on a global scale. Engage with experts in the fields of wellness, intercultural and global competence, and community-building as you consider the impact travel-based learning has on students’ lifelong learning and future readiness. Reflect on how educators can support and guide students throughout their travel experiences with effective tools and resources that foster in them a sense of belonging and purpose.

This event will offer a virtual cultural activity on the evening of Friday, October 14 and a half day of virtual sessions on Saturday, October 15. 

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Experience the EF Virtual Global Education Symposium

And earn professional learning hours while doing it

Engage with thought leaders

Hear from experts in the fields of wellness, intercultural and global competence, and community-building.

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

Deepen your global perspective and hone your culinary skills through a virtual dumpling cooking class with a chef in Shanghai.

Create an action plan

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

Meet our keynote speaker

Dana Mortenson is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Savvy, a national education nonprofit working to educate and engage youth as responsible global citizens. World Savvy supports change agents in K–12 education to create more inclusive, adaptive schools that ensure all young people can develop the skills and dispositions needed to thrive in a more diverse, interconnected world.

Hear from Dana

Program details

Friday, October 14

  • Evening virtual dumpling cooking class with a chef in Shanghai

Saturday, October 15

  • Half day of live, expert-led, virtual workshops and discussion sessions with EF partners such as World Savvy, Capturing Kids’ Hearts, and other thought leaders in global education, travel-based learning, and wellness

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 students’ minds 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?

Discover how you can transform students into global citizens.

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