Making the Case for Global Education

Why is global education important? In school, out of school, and in life? Read articles, publications, research, and resources that make the case for global education.

Making the Case for Global Education

See why Arne Duncan calls international education and exchanges this generation's moonshot.
Read the book that introduced the definition of global competence, Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World.
Learn how afterschool can help young people prepare for life and work by gaining the highly sought global knowledge, skills and experiences demanded by the industries of tomorrow.
There is an inverse relationship between the growing importance of international relations and how little most high school graduates know. This article outlines ways to correct the problem.
Two governors make the case that in an interconnected world, understanding other nations and regions is a cornerstone of democratic citizenship.
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Our schools must prepare students for an ever-shrinking world.

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Watch how Fort Vancouver High School partnered with Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network to prepare all of their students to graduate globally competent and prepared for the future.
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School leaders, teachers, and students discuss the importance of global competence.
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Kevin Rudd, Josette Sheeran, Lulu Wang, Svein Østtveit, and Sarah Brown speak at a special forum to discuss how to educate all students for a global era.
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Mark P. Becker, Yawei Liu, David Coleman, Tom Nagorski, and Xu Lin discuss China learning initiatives.
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Marc Chun of the Hewlett Foundation moderates a student panel at Asia Society's 2014 Partnership for Global Learning Conference.
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Australia's former Prime Minister, fluent in Mandarin, kicks off Asia Society's 2014 National Chinese Language Conference.

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