Resources for Global Education

Resources for global ed

Oxfam Education Oxfam Education's website has ideas, resources, and support for global projects and collaboration. An excellent "Global Citizenship Guide" is available. Partners and project ideas are also offered on this website.

The American Forum for Global Education

Globaloria:Where social media meet social responsibility: kids make games

Center for International Understanding

Global Dimension: the world in your classroom

North Carolina in the World

Kites from around the world project

SitesALIVE! connects students to learning adventures on land and at sea around the world!
Vendée globe-Sail around the world and follow

5 Characteristics of a globally competent student

iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world's largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to use the Internet and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world.

Global teenager project

Global Nomads Group Global Nomads Group creates education programs and media about global issues for youth. Using interactive technologies in the classroom, such as live video-conferencing and multi-media videos, young people from around the world learn about and discuss the global issues that affect their lives.

Taking It Global

" is the social network that connects you to the global issues that affect us all."
The Vision: Youth everywhere actively engaged and connected in shaping a more inclusive, peaceful and sustainable world.
Mission: We enable a collaborative learning community which provides youth with access to global opportunities, cross-cultural connections and meaningful participation in decision-making.


Taking It Global for Educators


US Global Competence Website

The American Council on Education and Coalition for International Education are pleased to announce the launch of www.usglobalcompetence.orgThis new website highlights the urgent need for international and foreign language education to become part of the core mission of the U.S. education system from K-12 through graduate school.

GLOBE Program The GLOBE Program is a hands-on, school and community-based, science and education program that unites students, teachers, and scientists in the study and research about the dynamics of Earth’s environment. GLOBE is implemented through a worldwide network of more than 20,000 primary and secondary schools in 110 countries involving more than a million students. In 6 different languages .A primary and secondary school-based science and education program that involves students in authentic scientific activities. Students take scientifically valid measurements in the fields of atmosphere, hydrology, soils, and land cover, depending on what they are studying, and then report their data via the Internet to the student data archive. Includes a wide variety of programs and educational resources. From National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Carnegie Institute series of videos(youtube channel)

Global Competence: The Knowledge and Skills We'll Need to Succeed in an Interconnected World

Google Lit Trips: A Different Way to Read Great Literature!
Google Lit Trips uses the technology of Google Earth to bring stories to life through virtual mapping. Students place markers on Google Earth to track the journeys of story characters, with the ability to populate those place markers with supplemental resources. Students “ride along as virtual passengers” on the same journey as their characters.

Global Education: Using Technology to Bring the World to Your Students: a new book

ThinkQuest Learning Projects Competition: :Integrate learning projects into your classroom curriculum. Choose a topic, assign students, invite teachers, and collaborate with members around the world.

Feeding minds, feeding hunger
A global education initiative for schools and youth groups designed to enable and encourage teachers, students and young people to become actively involved in helping create a world free from hunger and malnutrition

Lagomsisu: A Globalization survival kit