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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Wednesday, July 20 • 1:10pm - 2:15pm
“We want to own the learning!”

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Once a year, the leadership of our organization travels abroad in order to exchange knowledge, and gain inspiration for new and different ways, in which to improve the abilities, well-being and growth of Danish pupils as learners. The last three years we have visited The United States of America including New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Vermont, Boston, Chicago, Sacramento and Silicon Valley.
In this workshop we give an outsiders digest of the American school system and challenges ahead compared to the Danish school system. We will discuss in what ways the two school systems differ and in what way we can stride to improve the systems through the shared knowledge and know how.

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Robert Holst Andersen

Head of Secretary, The association of Danish Pupils

The Association of Danish Students

The Association of Danish Pupils is a politically independent nongovernmental organization, working for the interests of grade school pupils in Denmark. Our goal is to create a “good school life” through an organization led “by and for pupils”. This is not just another catchy... Read More →
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Cecilie Tang-Brock

Head of Projects, The association of Danish Pupils

Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:10pm - 2:15pm EDT
Newbury - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza
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