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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Check out the 2018 Global Education Innovation Awardees

Increase Programme Slovenia

A National Forum on Global Education and Education for Sustainable Development is taking place in Slovenia on Wednesday 16 May 2018. The event is organised by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in co-operation with #GENE and supported by the European Commission, in the context of GENE’s work to support Ministries and Agencies to strengthen Global Education at the national level in European countries. For agenda information, click here.


Launch of the 2018 Global Education Innovation Award

On the second day of GENE Roundtable 38 in April 2018, the 2nd edition of the Global Education Innovation Award was launched. For more information, see the video below and access the award website.


Roundtable 38, Oslo 19-20 April 2018

GENE is welcoming Ministries and Agencies from across Europe to its 38th Roundtable meeting in Oslo. Around 50 delegates will debate Global Education policy, funding and strategy from a range of perspectives for the purpose of policy learning.


Global Education Concepts, Definitions and Aims

A policy briefing on the conceptual landscape in Global Education in the context of the SDGs and the New European Consensus on Development.

Global Education Digest

This publication, compiled by the Development Education Research Centre on behalf of GENE, is a bibliography of recent academic research titles and articles in the field of Global Education.

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.

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