Those in the workforce must upgrade and maintain skills to meet the changing needs of society and society needs to cultivate lifelong learners.
Today, Pearson launched a new project that aims to share the insights of education leaders called Five Things I've Learned. Here is my contribution.
I recently wrote about how the Obama Administration's the career and technical education (CTE) plan calls for better collaboration and accountability from all stakeholders, including school districts, universities, and the private sector. An education system aligned to workforce needs that produces globally competent students will propel this country forward. My colleague Heather Singmaster, looks at the latest movements in the field. By Heather Singmaster I had the honor of attending and presenting at the National Career Clusters Institute in Washington, DC last week. While I was there, I was one of the first to view the new Common Career Technical ...
Guest blogger Jennifer Siaca Curry, director of national technical assistance for The After-School Corporation profiles how one New York City school designed expanded learning experiences to prepare students to be globally competent and ready for college and the interconnected world beyond. By Jennifer Siaca Curry Don't be surprised if you hear shouts of "GOOOOOOOOAL" ringing out as you walk by the Henry Street School for International Studies after 3:30pm on a school day. Coaches Rodriguez and Colmenares are helping their students investigate the world through one of the most popular sports on earth, soccer—or, to the rest of the...
CORRECTED Jennifer Manise of Longview Foundation shares a theory. Can we, as a field, validate her prediction? I spent the last month and a half traveling to different parts of the United States to participate in events focused on international education. I've met people who are passionately engaged in providing students and teachers with opportunities to build international understanding and further develop global perspectives. This work is going on in classrooms, buildings, districts, campuses, and beyond. All of these conversations remind me of the biggest story in science in the last decade: the building and use of the Large Hadron ...
Many apps can be used to teach for global competence, here is a short list.
There are now many apps to help teach for global competence.
Whether you are eight, eighteen, or twenty-eight, it is clear: global competence can open up new job opportunities to you.
Ways to combine STEM and global learning in out-of-school time.
Hong Kong has undergone extensive education reforms over the last twelve years. It has made access to education and 21st century skills a priority for all students.