Collaborations Across Borders

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<ul><li> 1. Clare SisiskyDirector of International EducationCollegiate SchoolRichmond, Virginiaclare_sisisky@collegiate-va.org</li></ul> <p> 2. Agenda:Collaboration Across Borders: Why and How?Structuring a High School Program: WholeCommunity EffortTransformational OutcomesAlternate Models and Challenges 3. Goal: To create a program for students todevelop the leadership and communicationskills to collaborate together on ways toimpact pressing global problems in a way thatchallenges them, allows for personalconnections, and is transformational for ourschool community as a whole. 4. Why Collaboration Across Borders? 5. Jean-Francois RischardHigh Noon: 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve ThemSharing our planet: Issues involving the globalcommunity Global warming Biodiversity and ecosystem losses Fisheries depletion Deforestation Water deficits Maritime safety and pollution 6. Dr. Mark WrightonChancellor, Washington UniversityFoodWaterClean airLongevity (health &amp; social issues)Energy Source CO2 emissions 7. Solutions will most likely be transnationaland involve multiple stakeholdersSolutions will involve local and global for-profit companies as stakeholders 8. Identifying Strong Partners 9. Developing Collaboration Skills 10. Whole Community Effort 11. Goal: To create a program for students todevelop the leadership and communicationskills to collaborate together on ways toimpact pressing global problems in a way thatchallenges them, allows for personalconnections, and is transformational for ourschool community as a whole. 12. www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-KGDB5KKKQ 13. Transformational Outcomes 14. University of Pennsylvania ResearchThe best predictors of outstanding achievement?ZestGritSelf-controlSocial intelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriosity 15. Packages go to people.The growth is wherethe people are.. 16. Alternate Models, Challenges, andQuestions </p>