The 7th I*EARN Conference took place in Beijing from 10 to 16 July 2000.
I*EARN , the International Educational
and Resource Network, is a large network of teachers who
promote collaboration between pupils across the world via the
Internet. On Tuesday 11 July 2000, the Global Song Project
was presented as an educational project to promote understanding
of different languages and cultures across the world.
During Michael Greenacre's stay in Beijing, he obtained 22 translations
of the Millennium Song from participants at the conference from the following countries:
Israel, Egypt, Slovakia, Azerbaijan, Trinidad, Zimbabwe, Japan (six
Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Thailand, Mongolia,
Jamaica, Macedonia and Sierra Leone.
Some of these translations will be appearing on the Global Song web page by
the end of July, others which require special alphabets will
appear in September.
For more information
about the workshops presented at the I*EARN conference, click
20 July 2000