Bringing the world to your classroom ​and your classroom to the world.

Upcoming Events

FREE interactive learning events that are open to teachers with students, parents ​with homeschooling children, and anyone interested in bringing global issues into their ​classroom, community or living room.

Click the links below to register for any of our FREE K-12 learning events, download our ​curriculum aligned Educators Guides, or view events on YouTube.

SEP. 27, 2024 | 11:30-1:00 PM (ET) [find your local time]


Ages 13-18

Join us to kick off our 2024 #Decarbonize cycle! Youth from over 75 countries ​will gather to hear from global experts and inspire each other to take climate ​action in their communities. This Zoom event is only open to current ​#Decarbonize schools, but our YouTube stream is open to the public!

Wild mountain gorilla in the nature habitat.

OCT. 7, 2024 | 12:30-1:15 PM (ET) [find your local time]

World Habitat Day

Ages 6-12

A Waves of Change Celebration! Join our partners from Ocean Wise, ​TakingITGlobal, and GreenLearning as we highlight student actions for habitats ​happening around the world and inspire your learners to take their own steps ​toward improved biodiversity.

Romantic african guy reading poetry in old book on yellow

OCT. 15, 2024 | Time TBD

Black Poetry Day

Ages 13-18

Celebrate black diaspora through the lens of poetry as we connect schools ​across Canada and around the world as part of our Afro-Canadian Diaspora AP ​Seminar Program. Participants will hear from a special guest speaker and have ​the opportunity to share their own works on a global stage,

OCT. 24, 2024 | 12:00-12:45 PM (ET) [find your local time]

Live From COP16 (elementary)

Ages 6-12

Join our students on the ground in Cali, Colombia at the United Nations Biodiversity ​COP! Hear what it's like to participate in the world's largest biodiversity conference ​and have the opportunity to ask your own questions to students just like you!

OCT. 25, 2024 | 12:00-12:50 PM (ET) [find your local time]

Live From COP16 (secondary)

Ages 13-18

Ever wonder what it takes to be a youth biodiversity activist? This is your opportunity ​to ask our students yourself! Join our #enn youth on the ground at the United Nations ​Biodiversity COP16 in Cali, Colombia as they share their love for global biodiversity ​and actions they are taking to help support healthy ecosystems around the world.

NOV. 20, 2024 | 11:00-11:45 AM (ET) [find your local time]

Live From COP29 (elementary)

Ages 6-12

We will be coming to you live from Azerbaijan for World Children's Day! Join our ​partners from ACGC as we bring children around the world together to show them the ​power of children's voices in the climate fight! Your students will be able to speak ​directly to students at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to learn about ​what it takes to support our planet every day!

International day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition concept

DEC. 2, 2024 | 1:00-1:50 PM (ET) [find your local time]

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Ages 13-18

Connect with students across Canada and around the world to mark this ​important day. Hear from a special guest speaker on the importance of Black ​history in schools and share your own projects toward anti-racism, education, or ​celebration of black diaspora.

DEC. 10, 2024 | 12:30-1:50 PM (ET) [find your local time]

Human Rights Day: Student Action Summit

Ages 13-18

Welcome to the CCUNESCO Student Action Summit! Youth from coast-to coast-​to coast will be sharing their inspiring action projects on topics ranging from ​BIPOC issues, to mental health, to environmentalism. This event is a great ​opportunity to share resources and ask questions with like-minded global citizens ​making a real difference in communities across Canada and around the world!

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Executive Director

Sarah Flynn is the Executive Director for the Centre for Global Education. She has a BSc in Molecular Genetics, an MA in Sociology, and is currently completing a PhD in Sociology at the University of Alberta. Sarah has worked in biomedical and clinical research and was formerly the Assistant Director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, University of Alberta. Sarah has been an adjunct instructor and has a number of peer reviewed publications in her cv. Sarah also likes to think she makes the best double chocolate chip toffee cookies. Ever.

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Online Learning Coordinator

Rebecca is the Online Education Coordinator for ​the Centre for Global Education. She has a B.Ed. ​from the University of Alberta in Secondary ​Education with a major in Biological Sciences and ​a minor in Mathematics. Rebecca comes from a ​rural area in Northern Alberta, Canada and has ​had the pleasure to work closely with many ​Indigenous youth in the classroom. She combines ​her passion for youth engagement, climate ​action, and social justice to inspire thousands of ​youth in her role at CGE.

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The Centre for Global Education is proud to call ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) home. We acknowledge the many diverse Indigenous ​groups that have resided on Treaty 6 Territory for time immemorial and who continue to be the caretakers and advocates of this land.