Building School and Community Partnerships

Building global partnerships

Read articles and stories on building school and community partnerships.

Building School and Community Partnerships

Children and adolescents need a broad range of experiences to build their knowledge of the world and understand their place in it. Learn how to use expanded learning time to build global competence.
Apprenticeships can engage students, prepare them with 21st century skills for high-demand, high-skilled jobs, and allow them to pursue higher education and training. Switzerland has one of the best models in the world.
Workforce development in afterschool and summer programs prepares youth for the 21st century.
Students are able to choose from an extensive range of vocational education and training (VET) certificates offered either at the College or at an external training provider as part of their senior secondary studies.
The College has a reputation for quality curriculum design and engaging vocational education and training (VET) programs across the arts, trades, and technologies.
High-quality afterschool programming leverages hands-on learning experiences and community connections to prepare youth for success in college and the workforce.
Think your successes will speak for themselves? Think again. And do these things.
One school network raised graduation rates to 97 percent through smart partnerships. Learn how.
Eight types of hashtags and a list of who to follow for educators teaching about and connecting with the world.
How online games can prepare students for the global knowledge economy.
Different sectors in Singapore gather to study workforce demands of the future, and plan how to create a supply of highly qualified workers.
Wisconsin has a 35-year tradition of linking local schools to international partners. Get some advice from a pioneer.
See how schoolchildren at P.S. 154 in Brooklyn, New York, participating in Students Rebuild's Paper Cranes for Japan project, got to work folding paper cranes.
Business, national security, and education leaders make the case for language learning in K-12.
What are the ingredients for a successful school-to-school partnership? Here are some insights from those who have done it.
Practical advice for teachers and school leaders on how to create a meaningful school partnerships.
Learn more about what makes this Chicago high school program an exemplary model.

Watch

Education
 / 
New York
Marc Chun of the Hewlett Foundation moderates a student panel at Asia Society's 2014 Partnership for Global Learning Conference.
Education
 / 
Texas
Jon Huntsman tells local students about the importance of service, involvement in the political process.
Policy
Journalist Dan Rather says the American education system lacks a "global perspective."
Education

BROOKLYN, NY, April 20, 2011 — According to Japanese lore, a wish is granted to anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes.

Education

How to create and sustain a strong Chinese language program? Learn from the best! (3 min. 16 sec.)

Learn more

Education

Delia Pompa (National Council of La Raza) discusses the opportunities and benefits of learning languages in afterschool programs. (3 min., 57 sec.)