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Video of Ambassador Sichan Siv’s Address

Hello to all and a happy spring! The link below leads to a full recording of the speech Ambassador Sichan Siv delivered at the Fundación Botín during the opening ceremonies of Global Classrooms Cantabria 2013. Very inspiring! http://youtu.be/izND0Lw3RvA

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Interview with Ambassador Sichan Siv

Good morning! Below you’ll find a link to the interview with Ambassador Sichan Siv done by the fantastically talented and capable 2013 Global Classrooms press corps in conjunction with Burbuja Films. A truly lovely product; congratulations to all the students … Continue reading

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Global Classrooms Press Corps 2013

Attached are some photos of the wonderful students we have working on the GC Press Corps this year.

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Article on the Santander mini-conference

Here’s a short article on the recent Alisal, Torres Quevedo, Cantabria, and Villajunco mini-conference, which also gives a brief overview of GC. Good publicity! 🙂 Alumnos de 2º de ESO partiparon en una conferencia preparatoria dentro del programa Global Classrooms

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Position Paper Rubric 2013

Hello to all! I’m posting here the updated rubric for the position papers. This is what we’ll be using to evaluate all the papers when the time comes. Position_Paper_Rubric

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Useful links!

Per our meeting yesterday, I’m beginning here a list of helpful research links. We’ll continue to add to this list throughout the year; send suggestions! http://youthforhumanrights.org/ Useful for relating human rights to the MDGs. Here you’ll find videos for all … Continue reading

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Chart: The roles of the dais

For anyone curious about the specific roles and duties of each member of the dais, attached is a graphic organizer detailing the responsibilities of the chair, director, rapporteur, and the conference services team. This information can be found in the … Continue reading

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Sample non-state actor statement

Good morning! I am attaching here a sample statement from a non-state actor. You’ll notice that it’s quite similar to a country position paper, when it comes down to it. Feel free to use it with your students as an … Continue reading

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Digital Resources Quick Reference Guide

Here we’ve compiled some Internet resources that will be useful for your students’ research. Many of these resources have already appeared on this blog in previous years. We’ve included several websites for general country research, a few sites that focus … Continue reading

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Non-State Actors

Hello everyone! This year we’re doing something a bit different from years past and including some non-state actors in our GC proceedings. These range from NGOs like Amnesty International and Oxfam to behemoths like the European Union and the Islamic … Continue reading

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