GNG in the News

  • Gulf Times: Training Workshop in Partnership and Building Skills

    Translation from Arabic: The Supreme Education Council (SEC) in collaboration with the Qatar Foundation International held a workshop on professional development for educators of the State of Qata...

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  • QEC students attend global warming meet

    As part of Road to Doha project, students of Qatar Educational Complex (QEC) for Girls participated in Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) with their peers in Brazil and the US and wrote articles ...

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  • Newsmaker: John Tymitz

    John Tymitz of Shadyside is the new board chairman at Global Nomads Group in New York. Tymitz will lead the board of directors at Global Nomads Group for at least one year. The group connects youth...

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  • Project Voice Reunion: 10 Years Later, Iraqi And US Peers From Historic Videoconferences Meet

    Ten years ago, against all odds and under Saddam Hussien's leadership, Global Nomads Group (GNG) sent a team to Iraq. The goal was to establish a real-time dialogue between teens at Metropolitan Le...

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  • Voices4Change concludes its first mentor workshop at JMI

    Yesterday marked the end of a three day mentor training workshop at Jordan Media Institute JMI, as part of a two year regional project in partnership between Global Nomads Group (GNG) and Transterr...

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  • Passaic Valley students converse in videoconference about immigration

    Passaic Valley High School's (PVHS) Contemporary Issues through Videoconferencing class (CITVC) recently participated in a videoconference highlighting immigration in the U.S.
    Schools partic...

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  • QF’s Youth Ambassadors Webcast Climate Debate

    Qatar Foundation International’s Youth Ambassadors for Science and Environment from Brazil, the US and Qatar, in collaboration with the Global Nomads Group (GNG), held the first-ever student-led ...

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  • Arts Academy Partners With School in Qatar

    Students at the Boston Arts Academy (BAA) have some new classmates this year who join them digitally from about 6,500 miles away. Over the past few months, BAA pupils have been videoconferenci...

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  • Virtual Exchange

    NBC 10 in Providence, RI featured GNG and QFI's science-based virtual exchange program, "Connecting Cultures, Exploring Science: Road to Doha" on the evening news on Monday, November 26....

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  • Bluffton High School seniors embarked on a virtual journey and engage with Congolese youth

    This past school year senior sociology students from Bluffton High School engaged in a face-to-face cross-cultural exchange with youth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) through a Global...

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  • Oakwood Magazine

    For the past five years, Oakwood students have been engaging in complicated and significant conversation with people all over the world, about difficult, sometimes painful social situations and eve...

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  • Eddies hook up with Israel peers

    Now Israel knows about Edwardsburg school budget challenges. Twenty-five sophomore Edwardsburg High School economics students taught by Jeff Kozinski conducted their third videoconference Monday m...

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  • Teens Across the Pacific Gather for Health of the Ocean

    Students from the coastal areas of Busan and Hawaii held a digital video conference to celebrate the opening of the Yeosu Expo and to jointly agree to preserve their marine environments. At 9:00 a....

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  • Passaic Valley students discuss human trafficking

    LITTLE FALLS, NEW JERSEY – Students from Passaic Valley High School's (PVHS) Contemporary Issues through Videoconference class revisited the issue of human trafficking. The course, which is taugh...

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  • Freedom High students take virtual visit to Afghanistan

    TAMPA - Walking in someone else's shoes can give you a different perspective. Your judgment might quickly go away, and you might take a second to be more understanding. Wednesday morning student...

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  • Global classroom connects Oregon Episcopal students with school in Kabul

    Students in the International Relations class at Oregon Episcopal School sometimes attend class in the evening because that is when a window opens into another world. The students are videoconfere...

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  • Connecting Classrooms

    It has been established that technological literacy in the classroom is an increasingly important part of students’ education. Furthermore, many options are now available to schools to increase...

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  • Freedom students participate in national event discussing 9/11

    Tampa- Students in Sean Marcus's mass media classes at Freedom High were just starting elementary school when terrorists attacked the United States 10 years ago....

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  • Jersey high school switches things up in the classroom with Global Nomads Group

    We're all looking for a way to make high school classes a bit more, ahem, FUN. Petitioning to have Jersey Shore become a required course is probably out of the question. However, talking to your pe...

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  • Composite High students reach out to Haiti

    Students at Composite High School had a first-hand look at the effects of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. A Grade 11 social studies class participated in a video conference with Haitian stu...

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