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

 

Learn diplomatic skills to solve education challenges and stand out as a leader.

Education Diplomacy is the key to tackling complex issues affecting education and helps groups with different priorities to work together. Solving challenges related to inclusion, gender equality, and financing will need Education Diplomacy to move agendas forward through cooperation, coordination, and collaboration across sectors, stakeholders, and borders to overcome the challenges together.

 

 
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The May 2018 issue of Childhood Education: Innovations explores Education Diplomacy, illustrating that the time has arrived to embrace Education Diplomacy’s relevance for educators working at all levels. The issue is filled with examples by distinguished educators that show Education Diplomacy in action through trust-building, partnership, dialogue, shaping consensus, negotiation, cross-sectoral cooperation, and visionary leadership that have led to innovative education programs, services, and policies around the world.

Read our interview with UNESCO on how Education Diplomacy contributes to “A New Era for Education in the Global Development Agenda."

Access our Special Issue on Education Diplomacy online here.
 
Transform Your Leadership Through Our Online Courses
 

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

Do you want to transform your ability to lead and elevate the education profession?

 
 

Through Education Diplomacy online courses, 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.

 

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Which online course is right for you?

 
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Negotiation Skills: Mastering the Essentials of Education Diplomacy
7-week online course
Suitable for individuals
Next course offered Spring 2019
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Negotiation Skills: Mastering the Essentials of Education Diplomacy

An online course in partnership with DiploFoundation
Suitable for individuals
Currently in session. Next course is tentatively scheduled for Autumn 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.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

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Foundations in Education Diplomacy
10-week online course
Suitable for individuals
Application deadline: 3 September 2018
Course begins 1 October 2018
Learn more and apply at DiploFoundation
Foundations in Education Diplomacy

An online course in partnership with DiploFoundation
Suitable for individuals
Application Deadline is 3 September 2018
Course begins 1 October 2018

Do you need a strong foundation in Education Diplomacy because you want to promote cooperation across sectors and stakeholders to solve education challenges?

This course will focus on:
• Diplomatic Foundation of Education Diplomacy
• Education Diplomacy as New Diplomacy
• State and Non-State Cooperation through Education Diplomacy
• How Education Diplomacy contributes to solving 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 the foundations for Education Diplomacy for practical application as a ministry or diplomacy official, representative of an international organization, staff member of an NGO, or a faculty member of a university or research institution.
• You want to expand your education leadership capacity beyond advocacy.

Applications are now being accepted through 3 September 2018.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

Go to DiploFoundation’s website to apply.

 
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5L Education Diplomacy
Training

Self-paced online course
Suitable for individuals
Tentatively launches September 2018
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5L Education Diplomacy Training
Suitable for individuals
Course will tentatively launch September 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 identifying stakeholders
• Create an Education Diplomacy plan of action
• Be a part of a community of transformative leaders working to advance education worldwide.

Choose this course if:
• You need to understand the skills and competencies of Education Diplomacy
• You want a practical plan to solve an education challenge.

This a self-paced, online course. Contact us for more information.

Questions? edudiplomacy@acei.org

Inquire about group trainings

 
 

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.