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Our Model
ISSN works with schools around the nation to prepare globally competent students who are ready for college, career, and life. more
In a quickly shrinking world, students must have greater international studies knowledge and foreign language skills as a core part of their education. But how is it achieved? (Corbis)
Global Interdependence and American Educational Reform
How do we prepare American students to be contributing citizens, productive workers, and competent leaders in the interconnected world of the 21st century? more
Why International Studies?
Our schools must prepare students for an ever-shrinking world. more
Asia Society Global Education Efforts and Chinese Language Initiatives Recognized at U.S.-China Dialogue in Beijing
U.S. State Department cites Asia Society's decade-long effort in making Mandarin learning more mainstream among American students more
An elementary school Japanese language class in Seattle. (Sarah Lovrien/Asia Society)
World Language Teachers Find Familiar Ground with the Common Core
Heather Clydesdale on how the pedagogical approaches that world language teachers have been using for years bear striking similarities to the Common Core. more

Why Language Immersion Works Well for Young Children

Research shows that learning a second language as a young child provides lifelong benefits. more

The Power of Global Competence

School leaders, teachers, and students discuss the importance of global competence. more
Career and Technical Education Helps Students Prepare for Global World: Report
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is a promising way to prepare U.S. students for the increasing number of careers requiring global competency, according to a new report by Asia Society. more
How to Use the Map
How to use the map more
With nearly one million indicators, this map helps you find the global connections your county and state have to the rest of the world. more