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Zein Odeh

Educational Consultant, GoGoNews

Zein Odeh is currently the Junior School English Curriculum Coordinator at Toronto French School and Educational Consultant for GoGoNews, an online kids newspaper.

Zein holds a B.Ed. from McGill University and M.Ed. from The University of Ottawa. She is certified as an I.B Primary Years Program (PYP) educator as well as an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT). Having taught in both the public and private systems in Canada and the Middle East, Zein firmly believes in inquiry based learning and the provision of an international perspective to teaching.

In 2007, Zein served with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) as Project Manager (Education) for NGO’s in Latin America and India. She has participated as a resource person at international conferences, such as the Women As Global Leaders Conference in the United Arab Emirates, and presented papers on key issues in leadership in education including Promoting Culturally Responsive Teachers as well as Creating Cyberspace Communities for Women. Recently she has written for the I.B Online Community in her guest blog post, "How Do We Teach Students To Become Citizens of The World."

Zein remains committed to exposing young children’s minds to world realities, and hopes to inspire them to take action in the world as global citizens.