THE GCI SEMINAR 2022
INSTILL GLOBAL COMPETENCE IN YOUR STUDENTS
The GCI Seminar, from July 26 - 31, 2022 at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, is a 6-day residential program for secondary school educators and administrators.
• Explore how to facilitate powerful communication skills—active listening, critical thinking, self-reflection, respectful debate—through the Harkness® discussion-based learning methodology from Phillips Exeter Academy faculty
• Learn the basics of Design Thinking, the innovative problem-solving framework that focuses on better understanding and empathizing with the communities whose needs are meant to be addressed, resulting in more effective, appropriate solutions
• Hear from inspirational speakers on topics related to social entrepreneurship, leadership, ethics and global citizenship
• Share classroom experiences, best practices, challenges and insights while establishing meaningful relationships with other educators from around the globe
WHO: 12 secondary school educators and administrators
DATES: Tuesday, July 26 - Sunday, July 31, 2022
Arrival: July 26
Departure: July 31
LOCATION: University of St Andrews in Scotland, with half-day excursions around the East Coast of Scotland
COST: US$3,900 covers lodging for 5 nights (double bed, en suite), meals, organized activities, workbooks, required reading and transportation between Seminar venues.
**Round-trip travel to St Andrews is not included.
**A limited amount of financial aid is available.
*Subject to changes due to COVID-19
Online application (applicant information)
Résumé or CV upload
Letter of employment upload
Financial aid form and supporting documents (if applicable)
Application fee US$35
November 22, 2022
Applicants are encouraged to complete their application as soon as possible, as admission notifications will be sent on a rolling basis
March 30, 2022
Final admissions notifications sent
May 31, 2022
All forms due
March 18, 2022
All application materials must be submitted
April 18, 2022
Commitment to enroll due
*Harkness® is a registered trademark of Phillips Exeter Academy.