Japanese education official Kan Suzuki discusses the challenges of preparing Japanese students for a rapidly changing world.
“The good news is inequality is diminishing. ... The bad news is the remaining inequality makes much more of a difference for people.”
Educational psychologist Kit-Tai Hau discusses how China can bridge the rural-urban education divide, and where global competence falls amid a tough political environment.
Professor Lee Sing Kong discusses what his country is doing to develop "globally competent" students, and why a tide of nationalism cannot win.
High UN and OECD officials describe how promoting diversity and 21st century technological skills in students are critical as the world globalizes.
"New Zealanders have a long tradition of looking outwards, and taking risks."
The education advocate and former First Lady of the United Kingdom explains why global competence is so vital to the future.
A Harvard student from a poor immigrant family discusses why having an international perspective is critical for succeeding in an increasingly globalized world.
Says the NYU Shanghai chancellor: "We live and work today in a world defined by the steady convergence of cultures across the globe."
Research shows that learning a second language as a young child provides lifelong benefits.
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