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Equipping Students for the 'Head-Spinning Changes' of Globalization

Panelists discuss education issues at the launch of Asia Society's Center for Global Education. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

High UN and OECD officials describe how promoting diversity and 21st century technological skills in students are critical as the world globalizes.

Sarah Brown: Why Expanded Education Opportunity Is Key to Solving Global Challenges

Sarah Brown (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

The education advocate and former First Lady of the United Kingdom explains why global competence is so vital to the future.

Felix Ruano on Why Poor Communities Need a Global Understanding

Felix Ruano. (Asia Society)

A Harvard student from a poor immigrant family discusses why having an international perspective is critical for succeeding in an increasingly globalized world.

The Extraordinary Benefits of Multilingualism

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Learning a second language is about more than getting ahead — it teaches a whole new way of thinking.

How 'Global Citizenship' Education Can Fill the Skilled Workers Gap

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"Non-cognitive" skills such as critical thinking and creativity are just as vital as traditional skills in helping 21st century students.

How to Educate Students for Citizenship in a Global Era

Sarah Brown delivers opening remarks at 'Educating for Citizenship in a Global World' on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. (Elsa M. Ruiz/Asia Society)
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World education leaders discussed the way forward following last week's announcement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly.

Interview: Educator Who Inspires Oprah Defines 'Global Competence'

Education activist Dr. Tererai Trent is the keynote speaker at Asia Society's Partnership for Global Learning Conference in Brooklyn, New York on June 27, 2014.

Education activist and "favorite" guest of Oprah Winfrey Dr. Tererai Trent talks to Asia Society in advance of her keynote at the Partnership for Global Learning Conference on June 27, 2014.

Map of the Day: Five Facts About the US You Should Know — And One You Can't Ignore

One in five U.S. jobs are tied to international trade. (Santosh Kushwaha/Asia Society and Longview Foundation)

A new interactive map, featuring one million data points, shows American schools are preparing students for the past, not the future.

Study: Not Enough American Students Learning '21st Century Skills'

A classroom at Gloucestershire College. (James F Clay/Flickr)

Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Gallup Education, says schools need to focus on knowledge construction, real-world problem-solving, collaboration, self-regulation, skilled communication, technology, and global awareness.

Video: Building Sustainable, Long-Lasting Chinese Language Programs for US Schools

Third grade students line up for a sentence structure activity in Ms. Chang's class at the Fresh Meadow School in Queens, New York.

A new short video explores Asia Society's growing Chinese language programs and the impact they have on schoolchildren in the United States.