Michele Borba

Member of the Board of Directors, Character Education Partnership, Author, Parental Counselor, Micheleborba.com

United States of America

Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and child and bullying expert recognized for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children’s empathy and social-emotional intelligence and character, and reduce peer cruelty. Her proposal: “Ending School Violence and Bullying” (SB1667) was signed into California law in 2002. Dr. Borba is media contributor on child development appearing over 150 times on the TODAY show, as well as Dateline, Dr. Phil, The View, NBC Nightly News, Dr. Oz, MSNBC, and CNN. Her work has been featured in TIME, Washington Post, Newsweek, People, Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, and New York Times. She is the award-winning author of 24 books translated into 18 languages, including UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed In Our All-About Me World. 

08 October, 03:50 pm - 04:30 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
Strategies That Effective Character Teachers Use in the Classroom
What are teachers doing right and which are the best proven practices to teach character?
Character traits are learned, therefore we can teach them. During this Masterclass, Dr. Borba will share simple tips and practical frameworks that any teacher can instantly apply in the classroom to be more effective when teaching and reinforcing character.
Speakers

Michele Borba

United States of America

Member of the Board of Directors, Character Education Partnership, Author, Parental Counselor, Micheleborba.com

08 October, 03:00 pm - 03:40 pm
TEACHER TALK
Tackling In-Person and Online Bullying In Tomorrow's Schools
On average, about one in five students in OECD countries is the victim of an act of bullying at least a few times a month. How can teachers foster a school culture that helps curb bullying?
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Participating Teachers:
• Christian Williams, STEM Leader, St. Michael’s Primary School, Australia
• Najd Benwahhood, Head of Faculty, Al Khaznah School, UAE
Speakers

Michele Borba

United States of America

Member of the Board of Directors, Character Education Partnership, Author, Parental Counselor, Micheleborba.com

Moderators

Alfonso Echazarra

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

07 October, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
MEET THE MENTOR
MEET THE MENTOR
Which techniques can teachers apply in the classroom to put empathy, kindness, caring and courage back in the education agenda?
Dr. Borba is globally recognized for her expertise in parenting, bullying and character education.
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Participating Teacher:
Alanoud Madhi, Senior Associate, Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Speakers

Michele Borba

United States of America

Member of the Board of Directors, Character Education Partnership, Author, Parental Counselor, Micheleborba.com