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Hemispheres School Participation Opportunities

The Jesuit Schools Network Hemispheres project invites educators and students to deepen their understanding of Global Companionship through the stories, efforts and events from six partner Jesuit organizations around the world.

Here is how your school can begin to engage with this project.

Global Network Maps

With over 2000 Jesuit and Ignatian schools around the world, ours is a global network. That network is now vividly represented in maps created by Educate Magis. Find out how you can bring the world of Jesuit education to the walls and website of your school!

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Principals, Mission & Formation Directors, Admissions Directors, Communications Directors

La Silla Roja

Hundreds of thousands of children are deprived of access to proper education around the world. The La Silla Roja (Red Chair) Project is designed to promote awareness of educational inequalities through the creation and display of an unoccupied red chair, which represents students whose absence from education is forced upon them by their circumstances. Find out how your school can join schools around the world in recognizing these inequalities.

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Principals, Campus Ministers, Academic Assistant Principals, Mission & Formation Directors, Language Departments

The Carbon Challenge

The Ignatian Carbon Challenge invites people and institutions to address climate change and environmental justice through a series of monthly challenges to create healthier individuals, communities, and a healthier planet. Join dozens of Jesuit Schools Network schools are already participating!

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Science Departments, Ecology Groups, Plant Services Directors

Refugee Simulation

There are more than twenty million refugees worldwide. They are people without homes, but not without hope. Jesuit Refugee Service has created Walk a Mile in My Shoes, a refugee simulation experience to help our schools identify and stand in solidarity with the displaced people of our world.

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Campus Ministers, Mission & Formation Directors

International Dialogue

FLACSI is the network of Jesuit Schools in Latin America. More than 50 students from FLACSI schools are in international dialogue, calling for action to overcome situations of injustice. JSN school students are invited to this exclusive online conversation in Educate Magis, where students share ideas regarding political and social issues that shape Latin American societies: human rights, education, ecology, corruption, poverty, elections, among others.

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Principals, Campus Ministers, Language Departments, Assistant Principals for Academics, Mission & Formation Directors

global education Model

The Hyde Center for Global Education at Boston College High School offers a working model of a comprehensive global education program. Grounded in mission, with a focus on culture, faith, academics, and service, the Hyde Center promotes the acquisition of global skills, encourages forward thinking and action, and has a deep commitment to personal growth, spiritual formation, and transformative change. The Hyde Center is eager to serve the universal mission of our Jesuit schools by collaborating with and providing leadership to schools interested in initiating or expanding their programs that develop students as citizens of the world.

KEY PARTICIPANTS: Principals, Assistant Principals for Academics, Language Departments, Mission & Identity Directors

A Global Companionship Project

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