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"Hi Sajimol and thanks for leaving a comment on my discussion. Thank you also for reading that blog post. I hope that I am able to attend your session for the Global Education Conference as I assume that you will be presenting with Sebastian."
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"Hi Rhett Unfortunately the time of this session is not kind to USA educators. It has been booked in at 8pm Thursday November 19th Melbourne Australia time. It will be recorded though, so hope you can listen to it later.  If you have any ideas…"
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Help! I cannot get into the conference session

Getting into the Global Education Conference sessions.

If you have problems they may be due to the following (try these in this order)


  • Make sure you have updated java – this is one of the most common reasons for problems
  • If this does not work,  clear java cache in control panel (on windows machine) Make sure it clears cookies, browsing history, download history and cached…

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 11:30pm

Why is Global Education so Important? Let the Globe Respond

This question is often raised. The 'collective' or 'networked' brain is a powerful element but when it is a 'global' brain even more so. A full range of perceptions, experiences and thoughts can be brain stormed, discussed and shared and provide an amazing resource. The following question was raised at the 2013 conference by Steve Hargadon and look at the amazing responses from the global brain! Participants in this session brainstormed on the whiteboard and the chat.

(Please note…


Posted on June 14, 2014 at 5:29pm

Reflections on the 2013 Global Education Conference

global audience for Nasir

Summer holidays and camping with family prevented me from attending any of the three google hangouts that Lucy Gray cofounder of the Global Education Conferences held. I shall share my reflections from the "land down under" (Australia) are as follows!


  • the sheer awe of being part of a conference that is free, completely global, enables…

Posted on January 30, 2014 at 4:52am

Is this the World's Biggest Conference?

You know there is something great and exciting going on when

  • the twitterverse starts pumping out tweets in a continuous wave, using the #tag #globaled12 If you do not already follow hashtags, try going to tweetchat and entering globaled12 in the search window and watch the tweets fall.
  • 1000 people apply for membership to the Global Education ning…

Posted on November 12, 2012 at 4:30am

Maximizing an audience for your online session

A great question was asked in the Presenters Group by Kristina Stoney on Promoting Your Session for the Global Education conference. An audience or even any participants at all, can never be guaranteed as there is no need to pre-book. Often the most popular global times have two other simultaneous sessions against it. The sessions…


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At 5:57am on December 8, 2012, Penelope Vos said…

Think you'll love this, Anne!

It's practically a theme song for your Skypers :-)


At 5:34am on November 12, 2012, Mona Sharma said…

Thanks Ann. I am sure this will be an equally enriching oppurtunity for one and all.



At 3:35am on November 12, 2012, Bettina Ingham said…

Hi Anne!! Many thanks for your comment. I am really looking forward to the G. Ed. Conference beginning in a few hours.


At 4:32am on November 9, 2012, Penelope Vos said…

Thanks Anne about the idea of uploading jpgs from my keynote presentation- I'll do that :-)


At 12:53pm on November 4, 2012, Willowbridge College said…

Hi Anne,

Thank you for the welcome message. Please ask your son to mail me.  We are opening a campus inJohannesburg mid next year.  I have family living  in Sydney & Melbourne.

Hope to hear from you soon.





At 1:19am on November 2, 2012, Krishna Chaitanya said…

Thank You

At 3:16pm on November 1, 2012, Penelope Vos said…

Thanks for joining my group, Anne!

At 6:08am on November 21, 2011, Sulieman Saud Sulieman Al-Qassab said…


Hi Anne

I have attached my ppt that I have made for the Conference as u asked me

Again thank u very much it has been a wounderful time I spent in this conference

At 3:55am on November 20, 2011, Sulieman Saud Sulieman Al-Qassab said…

Hi Anne ,

Thanx for moderating my session .I really got over relaxed while talking with u .I complained about my bad arrangments because of my exams but now I am a little bit free so I can make u a full presentation .

Again thanx for ur passion

At 9:03am on November 19, 2011, Claudia Popescu said…

Hi Anne, was a pleasure and an honor to work with you, I had a lot to learn from your presentation, briefly a wonderful experience that we will definitely repeat next year, or maybe sooner:)


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