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You are already an education advocate, but are you an education diplomat?

 

Are you building a coalition, developing a new partnership, shaping a new program, negotiating an agreement, or working to change an education policy?

Are you preparing educators to be effective leaders and advocates?

 
EDUCATION DIPLOMACY uses the skills of diplomacy to bridge divides between sectors, diverse actors, and borders to solve education challenges and advance transformational agendas for education.

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Learn diplomatic skills


that create a path to
your goals for education

 
 

Education Diplomacy is the key to tackling complex issues affecting education access, equity, and quality, and brings groups together who may have different priorities. Solving challenges such as poverty, gender equality, and health access will need skills to move agendas forward by working across sectors, organizations, and even borders to overcome the challenges together.

 

 
Education Diplomacy Courses and Trainings

Through Education Diplomacy courses and training, you will learn the skills and tools to creatively solve problems and work cooperatively with multiple stakeholders at local, national, and international levels.
 
Bridge gaps and build connections through the following Education Diplomacy skills:

•  Creating mutual understanding
•  Cultivating collaboration between stakeholders
•  Negotiating agreement
•  Shaping consensus around shared goals
•  Developing beneficial and innovative solutions for lasting change.

These skills can be understood through our innovative "5L" Education Diplomacy Framework.

 
 
 
 

Which course or training is right for you?

 
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Negotiation Skills: Mastering the Essentials of Education Diplomacy
7-week online course
Suitable for individuals
Begins 23 April 2018
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Negotiation Skills: Mastering the Essentials of Education Diplomacy

An online course in partnership with DiploFoundation
Suitable for individuals
Begins 23 April 2018

Eager to start applying Education Diplomacy principles? This course shows you how to start applying the concepts in the real world.

You will learn:
• A practical process for negotiation, a critical component of the 5L Education Diplomacy Framework
• How to apply negotiation tactics and strategies in a group setting
• How to create common ground across conflicting interests.

Choose this course if:
• You want to start taking action right away
• You are actively advancing education through partnerships, collaborations, and coalitions.

This 7-week online course requires approximately 5-7 hours per week, including an hour per week of real time, whole-class discussion. A 2-week final project takes you through a simulation of a group negotiation.

This course may be applied toward a Diploma in Social Innovation from UPEACE.

Applications are currently being accepted.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

Apply now at DiploFoundation

 
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Foundations in Education Diplomacy

10-week online course
Suitable for individuals
Begins 28 September 2018
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Foundations in Education Diplomacy

An online course in partnership with DiploFoundation
Suitable for individuals
Tentatively scheduled for September 2018

Do you need to know the basics of education diplomacy and how all the pieces fit together?

This course will focus on:
• Foundations and history of diplomacy
• Education Diplomacy as New Diplomacy
5L Education Diplomacy Framework
• How partnerships, coalitions, and negotiations create solutions to education challenges.

This 10-week online course requires approximately 5-7 hours per week, including an hour per week of real time, whole-class discussion.

This course may be applied toward a Diploma in Social Innovation from UPEACE. from UPEACE.

Choose this course if:
• You need a foundational framework to practice education diplomacy.
• You are planning on incorporating Education Diplomacy principles into professional development for educators.

Note that registration is not yet open.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

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5L Education Diplomacy Framework Training

Face-to-Face
Suitable for groups or organizations
Tentatively begins March 2018
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5L Education Diplomacy Framework Training
Suitable for groups and organizations
Training will tentatively launch in March 2018


Are you working to create an education initiative, develop education policy, or shape a partnership? Are you experiencing challenges? Do you want to collaborate with your peers to innovate solutions?

In this training, you get to:

• Learn the 5L Education Diplomacy Framework for applying and teaching Education Diplomacy principles
• Practice analyzing a situation, understanding the problem, and working together to find a solution
• Meet with other leaders and advocates working to advance education worldwide.

Choose this course if:
• You need hands-on training for a specific challenge or organization
• You want in-person guidance from our facilitators.

This a 3-day intensive, training. Contact us for more information about our 2018 training locations and schedule or if you would like to have a customized training for your organization.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

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ACEI is an IACET Accredited Provider, which means we provide high-quality learning events. All of our courses can be used to earn IACET Continuing Education Credits at approved institutions. Select courses also can be applied toward a Diploma in Social Innovation at the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre for Executive Education in Costa Rica.