Global Education Guide

  • This guide is intended for educators and administrators who are interested in learning about Global Education, and it provides resources to help promote implementation in the classroom. You will find information explaining what Global Education is, how to develop students' global competencies, global citizenship in action, and information about my experience in India through the Teachers for Global Classrooms fellowship.

    Global Education aims to empower learners to engage and assume active roles both locally and globally to face and resolve global challenges and ultimately to become proactive contributors to a more just, peaceful, tolerant, inclusive, secure and sustainable world.

    According to the Asia Society, Global Education allows students to...

    1. Investigate the world beyond their immediate environment, framing significant problems and conducting well-crafted and age-appropriate research. 

    2. Recognize perspectives, others’ and their own, articulating and explaining such perspectives thoughtfully and respectfully. 

    3. Communicate ideas effectively with diverse audiences, bridging geographic, linguistic, ideological, and cultural barriers.

    4. Take action to improve conditions, viewing themselves as players in the world and participating reflectively.

    Globally competent students are able to communicate ideas in the following ways:
    • Recognize and express how diverse audiences may perceive different meanings from the same information and how that impacts communication.
    • Listen to and communicate effectively with diverse people, using appropriate verbal and nonverbal behavior, languages, and strategies.
    • Select and use appropriate technology and media to communicate with diverse audiences.
    • Reflect on how effective communication impacts understanding and collaboration in an interdependent world.

    See the resources below for more information on Global Education.

    This is not an official U.S. Department of State website. The views and information presented are the grantee's own and do not represent the Teachers for Global Classrooms Program , IREX, or the U.S. Department of State.

    Similarly, the views and information are my own and do not represent the Buffalo Public Schools.

    Source: Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World

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