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Global Education Academy

The Global Education Academy draws on leading researchers and practitioners from around the world to provide dynamic and relevant professional development to educators (both in and outside the classroom), including PK-12 teachers, school and district leaders, educational technologists, librarians, museum educators, and graduate students.

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The Mission & Vision

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To inform and transform futures through learning and education.
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To provide innovations and insights from around the world to support local action and transformation in education and learning.

Contact Us

Consider participating in our pilot program. Interested in the School of Education and Human Sciences virtual summer conference? RSVP to learn more. Or subscribe to receive updates from us.

Global Education Academy Staff

Jane M McManus
  • Director, KU Virtual Learning Network and Graduate Faculty, School of Education
  • School of Education and Human Sciences
  • Curriculum & Teaching

The Global Education Academy is supported in part by a gift from the Williamson Family Foundation.