Asia Society has a number of mission-driven initiatives. Some are in research and development or pilot phases, while others offer tools and services.
What We Do
The afterschool hours are an important time to build student knowledge and skills in creative ways.
Career and Technical Education
Cutting-edge programs, informed by workforce trends, that lead students to diverse and interesting career possibilities.
Chinese Language Initiatives
One out of every five people on earth know Chinese, but fewer than 1% of American students are learning it. Our Chinese Language Initiatives helps schools and districts build and sustain Chinese language programs.
Confucius Classrooms Network
A network of 100 schools and districts with model Chinese language programs. They lessons learned from them we pass on to you.
American school districts that are changing their policies and practices to align to the global innovation age.
We offer a framework to give students the experience of working with peers from around the world—they’ll need it in the future.
International Studies Schools Network
Schools we support through material assistance and on-site coaching for whole-school reform.
Federal policies and Bills that support critical language capacity or international education in schools.
Global Cities Education Network
Cities generally provide the best education—except in the England and the United States. Learn why, and what we can do about it.
Global Leadership Badges
Demonstrate proficiency through three different global assignments and earn a badge.
Graduation Performance System
A whole-school learning system guides students towards the development and demonstration of global competence.
Learning with the World
The best school systems in the world, statistically speaking, are the ones that have retooled for the global innovation age.
A new way to do school: lose the grades and evaluate students in a smarter way that’s guaranteed to help their academic development.
Individualized learning towards students mastering the skills they need in the global innovation economy.
States Network for International Studies
How state and district policies and practices can support revamping education for the global innovation age.
Teaching + Learning
Courses, webinars, tools, and ideas on how to upgrade teaching and learning for the global innovation age.