Exupery International School teacher Joshua Damon has become a part of National Geographic Certified Educators community!

We would like to congratulate our Primary School Teacher Joshua Damon for becoming a certified National Geographic Educator! Joshua Damon is a teacher from America with 14 years of teaching experience at international schools, including teaching in South Korea. To become a part of National Geographic Certified Educator community our teacher has completed the National Geographic Educator Certification professional development program.

The aim of this program is to make the world a better place by empowering students to be informed decision-makers equipped to solve meaningful challenges in their communities and beyond. The program is implemented by educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers and changemakers.

The learning framework of all National Geographic education programs outline the attitudes, skills, and knowledge areas that students need in order to be effective global thinkers and explorers. The program consists of the latest educational research and standards, and is based on the National Geographic’s continuous cooperation with leading scientists and explorers.

What makes a National Geographic teacher different?

  • Skills in generating classroom activities that are interdisciplinary and centered around real-world problems at local, regional, and global scales;
  • Cooperation with a community of like-minded educators around the world, which means an opportunity to continue to develop competencies and gain valuable experience;
  • Qualification that allows them to advise on content and programming, lead National Geographic training modules, and serve as a mentor to other educators of our school.

Source: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/professional-development/educator-certification/

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