Educating for Global Competence: An Online Book Study

Educating for Global Competence This virtual book club will connect educators in a collaborative exploration of Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World by Veronica Boix-Mansilla and Anthony Jackson. Participants will engage in weekly live conversations and ongoing online discussions as they examine the frameworks and case studies in the book and apply the lessons learned in their own teaching. The eight-week book study will be facilitated by an educator with extensive experience teaching for global competence and will include guest speakers who will offer additional expertise in global education.

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Introduction to Global Competence

iStock_000019891773Medium - CopyThis online course will introduce participants to the what, why, and how of global competence: “the capacity and disposition to understand and act on issues of global significance.” Participants will examine the importance of global education in today’s world, unpack the definition and the four key domains of global competence, and explore strategies and resources for educating students in ways that will help them develop these critical areas for 21st-century global citizenship.

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