A World of Wonderful Experiences

Earlier versions of this site had a separate post for each country and each Canadian province. In this latest update, I have condensed my international speaking and media experiences to one page. Select the country to go to directly to the listings for each location.

Australia | Canada | Colombia | England | Finland | Germany | Greece | Japan | Malaysia | New Zealand | Singapore | Slovenia

Australia Speaking

Canberra: Ethnic Schools Association of ACT, Mawson Primary School. (99)
Canberra: Work Resources Center, guest speaker to class for aged-care health-care specialists. (99)
Canberra: Training in Health & Community Services, guest speaker to communications class for aged-care specialists. (99)
Canberra: National Association for Self-Esteem and Responsibility, Parent Training, ACROD House. (99)

Broadcast and Print Media

Canberra: ABC Radio, interview with Chris Uhlmann. (99)
Canberra: Prime Television, “Prime Local News,” interview with Catherine Garrett. (99)
CanberraThe Canberra Times, interview with Emma MacDonald. (99)

Canada Speaking 

Calgary, AB: Bureau of Education and Research. (01, 04, 06, 08, 09)
Calgary, AB,: Calgary City Teachers’ Association Convention, conference keynote. (09, 11)
Calgary, AB: Palliser Teachers’ Convention, Alberta Teachers Association, Keynote. (95)
Dryden, ON: Keewatin Patricia District School Board, teacher training; parent training. (05)
Edmonton, AB: Alberta Association of School Resource Officers, Safe School Conference, Keynote. (04)
Edmonton, AB: Bureau of Education and Research. (01, 04, 06, 08, 09)
Edmonton, AB: Central East Alberta Teachers’ Convention, keynote, follow up. (17)
Edmonton, AB: Grant MacEwan college Teacher Assistant Conference for Western Canada, Keynote. (96)
Edmonton, AB: North Central Teachers’ Association Convention, Keynote. (13)
Guelph, ON: Upper Grand District School Board Parent Involvement Committee; parent training. (09)
Iqaluit, NU
: Baffin Division Board of Education. (94)
Iqaluit, NU: Baffin Division Board of Education Parent Training. (94)
Kelowna, BC: Central Okanagan School Employee’s Union, Keynote. (97)
Kelowna, BC: 
Central Okanagan School Employee’s Union, Full-day training. (99)
London, ON: 
Bureau of Education and Research. (08)
Medicine Hat, AB,: South Eastern Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association, Keynote. (14)
Moncton: New Brunswick Teachers Association High School Council, keynote and follow up session for province-wide conference. (10)
Moncton: New Brunswick Teachers Association Combined Council Conference, keynote. (19)
Ottawa, ON: Bureau of Education and Research. (08)
Red Deer, AB: 
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, Keynote & Symposium Leader. (94)
Regina, SK
: Bureau of Education and Research. (01, 04, 06, 08, 09)
Sudbury, ON: Rainbow District School Board, full-day training. (05)
Toronto, ON: 
Bureau of Education and Research. (07, 08)
Toronto, ON: 
Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association. (11)
Toronto, ON: 
Education Quality & Accountability Office, province-wide conference for elementary educators, keynote. (09)
Toronto, ON: 
Education Quality & Accountability Office, province-wide conference for secondary educators, keynote. (10)
Toronto, ON: 
The EQAO Learning Seminars: Supporting the Everyday Work of Schools, closing keynote presentations. (11)
Toronto, ON: 
Elementary Teachers Fed of Ontario conference, keynote. (10)
Toronto, ON: 
Microsoft Connected Learning Conference, keynote. (18)
Toronto, ON: 
Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association, conference keynote. (12)
Winnipeg, MB: Bureau of Education and Research. (01, 04, 06, 08, 09)
Winnipeg, MB: CREED Seminars, Province-wide Teacher Inservice. (02, 08)
Winnipeg, MB: Pembina Trails School Division. (05)
Vancouver, BC: Bureau of Education and Research. (01, 04, 06, 08, 09)

Broadcast and Print Media

Dryden, ON,: The Dryden Observer, interview with Warner G. Bloomfield, editor. (05)
Dryden, ON: 
CKDR Radio, interview with Mike Ebberling. (05)
Edmonton: CHED Radio, interview with Leslie Primo. (96)
Iqaluit, NU: 
CBC Radio, interview with Gail Whiteside. (94)
Kelowna, ONThe Daily Courier, interview with Chuck Poulsen. (97)
Knowlton, QC: CIDI, 99.1, “The Adversity Connection,” interview with Dan Deigan. (12)
London, ON: CFPL-AM Radio, “The Brian Nuttal Show.” (97)
Parkesville, BC: 
CKCI Radio, interview with Sherv Shragge. (96, 97)
Montreal, QC: CIQC Radio, “Lifestyles with Sylvia and Brian.” (97)
Montreal, QC: AM940, Corus Radio Network, “Parent Talk with Lianne & Andrea.” (07)
Sudbury, ON: Channel 10 News (TV), interview with Stewart Gagan. (05)
Sudbury, ON: 
MCTV-News, interview with Sacha Novack. (05)
Sudbury, ON: 
Sudbury News Now, interview with Janice Levschen. (05)
Windsor, ON: 
CKLW Radio, “The Cam and Lisa Show.” (94)
Winnipeg, MB: CJOB Radio, “CJOB Morning Show,” interview with Larry Updike. (08)

Colombia Speaking

Bogotá: Oxford Education LIT, International Educators Summit, keynote and follow up presentations for teachers, coordinators, principals, university personnel, and school owners, Bogotá, Colombia. (18)

England Speaking

Cambridge: First British Conference on Self-Esteem. (91)
Cambridge: International Conference on Self-Esteem. (95)
London: “Understanding and Improving Children’s Behaviour: To Impact Learning,” Centre for Child Mental Health, Conference Keynote. (05)
London: “Emotional Health & Ill Health in High Schools: The Pupil, the Teacher and the Culture as a Whole. What Can Be Done?” (05)

Broadcast and Print Media

LondonLondon Times, interview with Sara Lawrence. (04)

Finland Speaking

Helsinki: Helsinki Summer University, Teacher Training Institute. (02)

Germany Speaking

Landstuhl: Exceptional Family Services, Ramstein Child Care Center, Landstuhl, W. Germany. (89)

Print and Broadcast Media

Frankfurt: AFN-Radio Frankfort, “Gasthaus,” interview with Steven Smith. (88)
Frankfurt: AFN-TV, interview with Airman Sheila Johnson. (88)
Frankfurt: Stars & Stripes, intervierw with Wendy Bourland. (88)

Greece Speaking

Athens: International Association for Self-Esteem, Keynote. (98)


Broadcast and Print Media

TokyoGendai Educational Newspaper, interview with Takako Takahashi. (98, 99)

Malaysia Speaking

Jahor Bahru: Win-win training for parents, teachers, and counselors. Two-day program co-presented with Siti Hamidah Bahashwan. (09)

New Zealand Speaking

Taupo: Tauhara Center, Parent Training. (99)

Broadcast and Print Media

Auckland: Prime Television, “Prime Living,” interview with Alice Worsley. (99)

Singapore Speaking

Academy of Principals, open enrollment full-day seminars for teachers. (10, 13, 15)
Academy of Singapore Teachers, full-day training. (13, 15)
Association of Muslim Professionals, Training for Parents, Counselors and Parent Educators. (98)
Institute of Technical Education, full-day training for educators. (15)
International Confederation of Principals Conference, plenary keynote. (09)
Manjusri Secondary School, full-day staff training. (10)
North View Primary School, full-day training for primary teachers. (15)
Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School, full-day training. (13)
St. Anthony’s Canossian School cluster, full-day staff training. (10)
Woodgrove Primary School, half-day training on differentiated instruction. (15)

Slovenia Speaking

Ilirska Bistrica: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (00)
Ilirska Bistrica: Parent Training institute. (00)
Koper: Parent Training institute. (96)
Kranj: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (95, 96)
Kranj: France Preseren Elementary School, Parent training. (95)
Kranj: Krmelj Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (97)
Kranj: Parent Training institute. (97)
Ljubljana: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00)
Ljubljana: Parent Training Institute. (95, 96, 98)
Ljubljana: Zdruzenje Uciteljev in Starsev Vezi. (95)
Lukovica: Lukovica Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (95, 96)
Maribor: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (01)
Novo Gorica: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (01)
Prevalje: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (95)
Radovlica: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (97, 98, 99)
Rogaska: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (98)
Rogaska: Parent Training institute. (98)
Slovene Gradec: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (01)
Vransko: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (97)
Vransko: Parent Training institute. (97)
Zalec: Training institute for teachers, counselors and youth-care workers. (98)

Broadcast and Print Media

Kranj: Radio Kranj, interview with Ivka Sodnik. (96)
KrmeljNas Glas, interview with Pavel Perc. (97)
Koper: Radio Koper/Capodistra, interview with Natasa Ugrin-Tomasic. (96)
LjubljajaChild & Family Magazine (Otrok in Druzina), interview with Marjeta Novak. (95)
LjubljajaDelo (National Daily Newspaper), interview with Zala Volcic (96); interview with Vedrana Grisogono-Nemes. (97)
LjubljajaMama (Magazine for parents of young children), interview with Andreja Potokar. (98)
LjubljajaMlandina (Magazine for youth), interview with Bernard Nezmah. (98)
LjubljajaOno, interview with Borut Petrovic Jesenovec. (00)
Ljubljana: Radio Ljubljana, “VAL 202,” interview Marjeta Novak. (95)
Ljubljana: Radio Slovenia, interview with Julka Vahen. (98)
LjubljajaViva magazine, interview with Irma Meznadic. (98)
ZalecVecer, interview with Jasna Snezic. (98)

© 1995, 2000, 2012, 2022, Dr. Jane Bluestein

Press kit with other speaking engagements and media appearances.

Related links:

© 2012, 2022, Dr. Jane Bluestein

Please support this site: This website is an ongoing labor of love, with a fair number of expenses involved. Your support will help offset the cost of continual training, technical assistance, and translators, allowing me to continue to maintain the site, add helpful and inspiring new content and links, and keep the site ad-free. Donate here


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *