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Global Education

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Renee Fudala

on 20 November 2015

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Transcript of Global Education

Global Education
Moving Towards the Future
Renee Fudala, STEM Academy

Cape Cod , Massachusetts and the World
Global Education is .....
What is Global Competency?
Sandwich STEM Academy
Global education is education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the globalised world and awaken them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and Human Rights for all. - Iuventum
Possession of the knowledge, skills, and disposition to understand and act creatively on issues of global significance.
-The Asia Society
Global Competency

The 21st Century isn't coming; it's already here. And our students have the opportunity and challenge of living and working in a diverse and rapidly changing world. Public schools must prepare our young people to understand and address global issues, and educators must re-examine their teaching strategies and curriculum so that all students can thrive in this global and interdependent society.
- NEA President Dennis Van Roekel
Why is Promoting Global Competency so important?
Economies are becoming more interdependent
American society is now more diverse
Global challenges are becoming more complex
Global competence enhances overall academic achievement
- NEA Education Policy and Practic Department
Global Competency is.....
Having the knowledge, skills and disposition necessary to navigate and succeed in today's interconnected world.
Life-long learners
Appreciate cultural differences
Ability to understand multiple perspectives
Critical and comparative thinking skills
Problem Solving abilities
Understand globally significant issues
Global Students will......
Investigate the world
Recognize perspectives
Communicate ideas
Take action
Global Kids are 21st Century Kids
Global Competency: A Greater Understanding of our World
Global Competency in Action....
International communication and technology
Cultural exchange programs
Sponsor trips abroad
International service trips and programs
Teacher Exchange/Education progam
IREX - Teachers for Global Classrooms
Global Education and Competence is a 21st Century Skill
Why Global Education is Important Today
"Our increasingly interconected and interdependent global society mandates that American students be educated to develop habits of the mind that embrace tolerance, a commitment to cooeration, an appreciation of our common humanity, and a sense of responsibility"
-National Education Association
Global Issues
Global Issues are Complex and Interdependent
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