World Scout Education Congress

The World Scout Education Congress aims to shape the future of education in Scouting. The Congress, which happens every few years, gathers National Scout Organization leadership, educators, and partners to inspire the development of educational programmes and initiatives that meet the needs of future generations.

World Non-Formal Education Forum in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (World Scout Education Congress)

Get Ready for the 4th World Scout Education Congress

Save the date for the 4th edition of the World Scout Education Congress:

DATE: 1-3 December 2023

LOCATION: Cité internationale Universitaire of Paris, France

The event will bring together around 400 leaders from National Scout Organizations around the world to create a roadmap for the future of education in Scouting. More information about registration and the event's programme will be available in mid-2023.

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Two female Scouts smile at the World Scout Education Congress

A Roadmap for the Future of Education in Scouting

The 4th World Scout Education Congress will support National Scout Organizations to connect and share best practices around everything from promoting membership growth and post-pandemic recovery to strengthening educational programmes that meet the needs of future generations. 

The event will also explore tools and solutions for delivering education in Scouting, and developing a clear roadmap for the future focusing on themes such as sustainable development, inclusive education, intergenerational education, education technology, and youth leadership.

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