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To introduce our Global Education Summit speakers to you, we asked them share with us what makes them proud as a global educator, what transforming education means to them, and how their work has changed in the past year. 

For more than 20 years, Nathalie Rudner has been involved in global education and is proud to bring quality education to students of diverse backgrounds and experiences around the globe. 

To her, transforming global education means empowering students to become global citizens who will change the world. 

In the last year, her work has changed in many ways. She says, “For me, this last year during the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of ensuring that our students have the creative and critical thinking skills to generate solutions to global issues now and in the future. As such, my work over the last year has shifted to renewing focus on developing quality curriculum and ensuring that students have authentic opportunities to develop these skills.” 

About her work
As the Director of Academics at Rosedale International Education, Nathalie leads the Rosedale Global High School Program in curriculum development, teacher training and co-curricular projects. Nathalie manages the development of specialty high school programs—including STEM Entrepreneurship, Creative Industry Media Arts and the English Enhancement Learning Program. Nathalie was President of the Board of Directors at Science Teachers’ Association Ontario, driving strategic planning and governance to meet evolving needs of STEM educators, addressing Ontario Ministry of Education priorities, engaging school boards, and supporting teachers. She is on the Educator Advisory Panel for Let’s Talk Science; at York Region District School Board, she built capacity for educators and system leaders with her expertise in K-12 curriculum, assessment, differentiated instruction, design thinking and growth mindset. She developed/led workshops on differentiated education as an Instructor for the China Education Program at York University for educators from the Beijing Ministry of Education, Chaoyang Branch in China—and was named a Foreign Expert with Beijing Ministry of Education.   

Hear Nathalie speak at the Global Education Summit 

Listen to Nathalie’s insights as a panelist for: Implementing Higher Order Thinking Skill Development through Curriculum and Teacher Training from 9:00-9:45 a.m. EST. 

Learn more about Nathalie and our other panelists at the Global Education Summit by clicking here. 

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