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Read all the recent articles and resources from the Center for Global Education.


A new publication by Asia Society and OECD presents a new framework for global competence and provides practical guidance and examples of how educators can embed global competence into their existing practices.
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.
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.
Learn about a new professional development course designed to help CTE educators integrate global competence into their curriculum.
A new report by Asia Society and America Achieves examines instructional practices that promote deeper learning. One of its findings concludes that successful instruction is linked to teaching for global competence.
Asia Society Vice President of Education Tony Jackson reflects on his own experiences with global competence and describes how teaching through a global lens can help address the equity issues we face in education.

Recent Articles

Find presentations from the ACTFL 2019 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo from experts in language assessment and leaders of Chinese language programs.
Chinese language teacher Hong Yan facilitates a performance task in which the students form two teams and debate whether they should wear school uniforms.
A new paper from the Center for Global Education seeks to demonstrate the need for community and technical college administrators and faculty to offer a curriculum with an intentional global education component.
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Wang Yan is a Chinese teacher in Lexington, Kentucky. Her school is a member of Asia Society’s Confucius Classrooms Network.
At the National Chinese Language Conference in San Diego, CA, five Chinese language instructors boldly presented their findings and recommendations on teaching around race, sex, and gender in the American Chinese language classroom.
Chinese language teacher Yanjuan Zhu facilitates a group presentation that encourages students’ interpersonal communication before and after the presentation.

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