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 42

Due to the current situation in the world, we will organise our first virtual Roundtable on May 8, 2020. We are looking forward to connecting with colleagues and friends from across Europe and to the process of getting organised and ensuring that everyone from the network who wants to, can connect to the event.

Meanwhile, here is a reminder of our last Roundtable 41 in Malta on 17-18 October 2019. Read more…

International Conference on Global Education

#GlobalEd2030 will take place on 16th October 2020 in Brussels. The conference aims to place global justice at the heart of education, to create critical engagement and achieve the SDG’s by 2030. Read more…

Launch of the Peer Review of Global Education in Estonia

The National Report on Global Education in Estonia was launched in Tallinn with a broad range of Global Education stakeholders on 3 Mar 2020. Read more…



The Peer Review of Global Education in EstoniaThe Peer Review of Global Education in Estonia

This National Report contains the findings from the Peer Review of Global Education in Estonia that took place during 2019. It provides an overview of Global Education in the country and includes observations and recommendations intended to assist Estonian Global Education actors to further improve and increase provision in the country. A summary of the report is available in Estonian.

GENE 2019 Global Education Ideas Award BrochureGENE 2019 Global Education Ideas Award
Presentation of the rationale for the GENE Global Education Ideas Award, as well as the three Global Education ideas awarded in 2019.

The State of Global Education 2018The State of Global Education 2018
The 2018 edition explores policy, funding and cross-cutting themes in Global Education among European countries.

Innovation, Values and Policies in Global Education
This publication has been developed to stimulate a reflection and dialogue around innovation in Global Education, values underpinning this relationship and what it implies for Global Education policies.

ANGEL Policy Briefing
Measuring Global Competencies: a critical assessment by Joffy Conolly, Elina Lehtomaki and Annette Scheunpflug. A briefing produced as part of the activities of ANGEL, the Academic Network on Global Education and Learning.

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