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Are you a parent or community member interested in global education? The Center for Global Education has numerous resources and articles to help you. Review our publications and research, or peruse the articles below!

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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.
Stories and tips on promoting parent and family engagement in global education.
Read all about Asia and the world, with background reading that will give you context on culture, history, religions and philosophies, education systems, and more!
Games and activities are a great way to incorporate global learning into school--and out-of-school--programming.
Ideas and tools about international exchanges and school partnerships.
Read articles and stories that focus on student outcomes in global education.

All Resources

Gardens are increasingly becoming a part of afterschool programs and school culture, and they can be used as a window into other cultures.
Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg shares some of the lessons Denver has learned through Asia Society's Global Cities Education Network from school systems around the world.
What lessons can we learn from public health in developing a global ecosystem for education?
A conversation with Shinichi Yamanaka, former vice minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Japan, on how global competence has boosted Japan's education system.
We've compiled resources to help you cut through the stereotypes surrounding North Korea and more deeply examine the country, its people, and the complexities of its politics and nuclear program.
Asia Society's China Learning Initiatives held a contest—Why Speak Chinese—to celebrate the hard work of students and let others see their peers from so many different backgrounds learning Chinese and loving it.
The effects of climate change are more prevalent and dangerous than ever before, but the US plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement nonetheless. How do educators teach such a topic to students? Here, a plethora of resources.
In a new Asia Society publication, Chris Livaccari explores how multilingualism is a key aspect of life for most people in the world—and has been throughout history—and is a rich source of engagement, playfulness, and joy.
What is proficiency? Why does it matter? How can we assess it? How does it differ from other kinds of assessment? And what does proficiency assessment tell us that helps to improve learning?
Online resources to help you enrich your study of Chinese, whether you're just beginning or advanced!
How do you talk about President Trump's stance on immigration with your students or children? We've compiled a wealth of resources to help you do just that!
Does President Trump have the capacity to understand and act on issues of global significance? Asia Society VP of Education Tony Jackson explores.
Apoorvaa Joshi came to United States at a young age and became a citizen as a teenager. In this piece, she reflects on her experience as an immigrant and the critical importance of global competence.
During this challenging time in history, when the political landscape is volatile and tensions are escalating, what if we imagined all of the children of the world as our own?
Laura Tavares, with Facing History and Ourselves, on three ways to discuss immigration with your students.
Sometimes understanding the world starts at home.
This 11-episode series follows Howie Southworth and Greg Matza as they make their way through China, but neither of them speaks Mandarin. Through their adventures and misadventures, we learn about China through a new and fascinating lens.
It may sound incredible, but China’s formal education system—the oldest in the world—was established nearly two millennia ago.

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