Rural Educators Across Borders is a multi-organization collaboration, designed to create a digital platform to allow collaboration with and storytelling from rural educators across the world.
Based on discussions by early career teachers in the United States and Wales, there are three primary topics to frame the Rural Educators Across Borders discussion: Resiliency, Pedagogy, and Teaching in Place.
Rural Educators Across Borders Discusses Sustainability in Rural Schools: Watch the Replay!
On May 10th, 2022 we convened our second Rural Educators Across Borders event to discuss "Sustainability in Rural Schools." It was great to see so many partners come together to think about sustainability in our rural schools across the globe. Thank you to all those who participated in the event, our panelists, our partners, and event participants! Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about future events!
Podcast Feature: Fredrick Mugalula
When we look to teachers from around the world, we’re not only given an opportunity to appreciate our unique differences, but also to recognize what we share in common. That moment of recognition can be transformative in the effort to strengthen our rural schools and towns.
In this spirit, this episode of the I Am A Rural Teacher podcast features Fredrick Mugalula, an elementary teacher from southern Uganda and an early member of Rural Educators Across Borders.Listen Now
International Teacher Spotlight: Kinley Zam - Punakha District, Bhutan
Through the Rural Educators Across Borders program, Rural Schools Collaborative has had the opportunity to speak with educators from around the world in both live events and one-on-one interviews. Recently our team interviewed Kinley Zam, a teacher in rural Bhutan, about her perspective and the implementation of place-based education in her school.
Building a Climate-aware Future: Rural Educators Across Borders Convenes to Discuss Sustainability in Rural Schools
In our second Rural Educators Across Borders event, we focused on Sustainability in Rural Schools, exploring the local-to-global impacts of and responses to climate change in rural areas
Welsh and American Rural Teachers Converse
Common challenges. Shared vision.
The Rural Advantage: A Welsh Report Makes the Case
Study looks at the potential benefits and challenges faced by rural schools in Wales.
Karen Yu - Chaozhou, China
Breaking stereotypes through international dialogue
Want More Global Perspectives?
Check out these stories from rural teachers around the world.READ MORE
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