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Pears Program for Global Innovation: "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation"

Pears Program for Global Innovation: "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation"

March 28, 2019

Glocal's staff and students were happy to participate and contribute to the Pears Program for Global Innovation night on  "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation". 

The event, organised as a part of the Pears Challenge 2019- WASH in Humanitarian settings brought together humanitarian practioners from different fields to discuss how humanitarian innovation should NOT be done and how to avoid some of the pitfalls of previous negative experiences.

Meet cohort 8 Alumni

Meet cohort 8 Alumni

March 25, 2019

As every year, Glocal is happy to share the profiles of our graduating students. Please see our "Prespectives from the Field" booklet for chorot 8 (2017-2018). Cohort 8 just graduated from Glocal in mid-March 2019 and have joined Glocal's 100+ alumnis in Israel and beyond.

Cohort Graduation event - 13th March 2019!

Cohort Graduation event - 13th March 2019!

March 13, 2019

 

Do join us for our Cohort 8's Graduation Event  on Wednesday 13th March 2019 with refreshments, TedTalks, roundtable discussions and a keynote speaker! 

This will be a fantastic opportunity to hear from our graduating students about their recent internships in developing countries, learn more about our program in International Development and welcome our keynote speaker -  a Glocal alumnus.

We hope you will be able to join us to celebrate Cohort 8's achievements.

Save the Date - Cohort 8 Graduation Event

Save the Date - Cohort 8 Graduation Event

March 13, 2019

Glocal is happy to update on the upcoming event for the graduation of cohort 8 of our students. The graduation event will take place on Wednesday the 13th March 2019, from 15:00 till 18:30,  in Beit Meirsdorf Building in the Mount Scopus Campus in Jerusalem. We cordially invite all families, alumni, partners and those interested in Glocal to attend. The event will be an occasion to hear from the students about their experiences in the field and congratulate them on finishing their degree.

Kenya Map

Article about ICOseed in Kenya

February 24, 2019

Please see the article by David Parish on the Ethos Maganize website regarding the ICOseed initiative in Kenya. Masha Vernik, Glocal cohort 8 student, just returned from her internship with the organisation.

Banana business

'Ramadan Nights' in the city of Tayibe. May, 2018. Shared Path’s tourism initiative, a partnership with Sikkuy, has brought thousands of Jewish Israelis over the years to visit Arab communities. (Courtesy of Shared Path/ "Derechim Sholovot")

Equal, Efficient and Kind Partnerships - from Nancy Strichman Blog Spotlight on Civil Society

February 3, 2019

What’s your approach to making decisions? Are you more apt to say “too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth” or “two heads are better than one?” Do you prefer to make a collaborative decision or just decide for yourself?  And does it matter whether it’s a decision about who gets to make pancakes on Saturday morning or how you run an organization?

Cohort 9 fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv

January 14, 2019

The fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv has remained the central feature of the Glocal Qualitative Research Methods course since 2015. This year, teams of 4-6 students spent two days conducting pilot research with refugee and asylum-seeker community South Tel-Aviv.  In preparation, student groups were matched with local “hosts” (individuals or organizations), and/or were assigned public spaces in which to conduct participant observation.

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

January 7, 2019

Glocal's students and staff were happy to participate in the Pears Challenge 2019.  Glocal's cohort 9 students Genevive Ogan Estacaan and Tatenda Probert Malan, together with Glocal teacher Imri Schattner-Ornan gave a talk in the Jerusalem launch event about their expeirence of working with Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) related issues in various situations and gave examples from their fieldwork in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and South Sudan.