Teaching for Global Competence

Transform Teaching. Transform Learning. Transform the World.

For over a decade, the Center for Global Education at Asia Society has been a leader in global competence education. With initial investments from the Gates Foundation and Carnegie Corporation, and in partnership with Harvard University and Stanford University, among others, the Center for Global Education has developed the preeminent educator training program on educating for global competence.

While previously only accessible to the Center for Global Education, this online program powered by EdPlus at Arizona State University now brings this critical and relevant content to any educator around the world.

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Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the OECD PISA 2018 Global Competence exam.

What Will You Receive?

  • High-quality 1-hour learner-paced courses, which allow you to learn at a time best for you.
  • Introduction to tools that can be easily applied in your learning environment.
  • Activities and best practices for use in the classroom and in out-of-school time.

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For more information about the Teaching for Global Competence courses or to purchase courses in bulk, please contact Kate Kemeklis.

Courses in the Teaching for Global Competence Series

Learn about the global competence movement in education and how it connects to learning in classrooms and in out-of-school time.
Learn about the four components of global competence and how they can act as a guide for structuring curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Learn a proven method to develop global competence through project-based learning.
Learn how global competence enables students to apply academic knowledge to real-world problems and challenges.
Learn instructional strategies to help students develop the skills they need through global competence education.
Learn how to identify globally significant issues and connect them to your subject matter and local context.
Learn how to design your own curriculum storyboards using the Center for Global Education's premiere curriculum tools, Performance Assessment Shells, and Global Issue Overviews.
Learn how to develop, plan, and implement globally focused assessments that integrate relevant instructional strategies, formative assessments, and an open student-teacher feedback loop.
Learn how global issues can be integrated throughout STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) education to develop global competence.
Learn about the Global School Design, a thinking model for school-wide strategic planning and community-wide innovations to bolster global competence education.

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