Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange.

Upcoming Events

Ellen Meier of Teachers College to Speak at International Educational Summit in Santiago

Wednesday Jan 12, to Friday Jan 14, 8:30-19:30, 2015

TColumbia University and Teachers College, in joint efforts with Universidad Católica de Chile and the Penn Graduate School of Education, is participating in the IV Educational Summit this coming January in Santiago de Chile. In this occasion, many international researchers specialized in school leadership and direction improvement will emphasize school leadership as an opportunity to realize the expectations from the base of the school system. As one of the main guests, will be Ellen Meier, senior lecturer and director of CTSC and co-director of the Center for Technology and School Change.

This workshop will focus on understanding, measuring and sharing of good leadership practices within and among educational organizations.

More Information about the Summit here

Teacher's College Alumni, if you are interested in attending this Summit, please email us to santiago.cgc@columbia.edu

Watch Columbia’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) video on Chile’s water problems


An introduction and overview of Columbia Global Centers, featuring comments from Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, and the directors of the global centers.

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