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US global competence
Why Geography Matters
What is culture?
Iceberg concept of culture
Watch the world change
Global Digital Citizenship projects
Learning from the world
What businesses want
World Citizens Guide
EdSteps and Global Competency Framework
Global Education Collaborative Ning
Global Issues Network: Students working together internationally
Resources for Global Ed-Getting kids involved
Millennium Development Goals
Free encyclopedia of Human Rights
What the European Union is doing
If there were a 100 people in the world
Just cool stuff
US global competence
US Global Competence
Global Competence Is a 21st Century Imperative: NEA Policy State-Big Focus on World Languages:
Advocacy for World Languages in the 21st Century
How can we "Race to the Top" if we are monolingual?
US Global Competence Website
The American Council on Education and Coalition for International
Education are pleased to announce the launch of
This 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.
Titled "Engaging the World: U.S. Global Competence for the 21st
century," the site demonstrates through videos and highlights of a
recent symposium the importance of strengthening U.S. global
competence in the 21st century. Whether it's global engagement abroad
or global/cultural understanding at home and learning foreign languages
our success in this centurywill depend on it.
The site features two videos and 13 additional brief interviews with
Title VI/Fulbright-Hays beneficiaries who are currently employing
their knowledge and expertise both at home and abroad. The experts
interviewed work in business, diplomacy and international peace,
economic and health care development, education, and military security
and peacekeeping. All videos are viewable online and downloadable.
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