GENE (Global Education Network Europe) is the European network of Ministries, Agencies and other national bodies responsible for support, funding and policy-making in the field of Global Education. Started in 2001 with 6 national structures from 6 countries, GENE now has grown to include over 40 Ministries, Agencies and other national bodies, from over 25 countries.

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GENE Roundtable 37

GENE Roundtable 37 took place in Nicosia in October 2017, focusing on conceptual debates, the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Education in Cyprus. The Roundtable saw the launch of the Cyprus Peer Review Report at the House of Representatives, with participation by the President of the Parliament, the Minister of Education and Culture and the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Educational Affairs and Culture.

Global Education Innovation Award

The Global Education Innovation Award ceremony took place during the GENE Roundtable in Nicosia in autumn 2017. Representatives from the winning projects presented their initiatives and received the award in the presence of European ministries and agencies.

The Global Education Innovation Award received 83 applications from 27 countries. Thank you to everyone who applied! Find out who the 12 awardees of the 2017 edition are! More information about the award and the selection process is available here.




The State of Global Education in Europe

The 2017 edition of the State of Global Education features highlights from the network and explores thematic trends, funding, institutional set-up and national examples of Global Education.

National Report on Global Education in Cyprus

The GENE Peer Review of Global Education in Cyprus identifies good practice, observations and recommendations for improving and increasing Global Education in Cyprus.

GENE Annual Report

The organisation’s annual report outlines activities, achievements and finances during 2016.






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