George Lucas Educational Foundation

Global Education

Explore education in other parts of the world, and learn how U.S. students connect with students and ideas from beyond their own borders.

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Students Aren't Waiting to Improve Their World

How can teachers support students in their efforts to make a difference? Here are three trends worth watching -- and joining.

Global Education: Resource Roundup

Looking for ways to help students appreciate cultural diversity, build awareness about global issues, and develop global competence? Explore these resources for ideas on bringing global dimensions into the classroom.

Education Everywhere: School Success Stories from Abroad

Edutopia's video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. Here you'll find links to the videos and additional resources for learning about education systems in various countries.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Developing Global Citizens

Looking for resources to foster students’ global competence and develop global citizen leaders? This playlist of videos and other resources provides ideas and inspiration.

Innovative Education: A Look at Training Teachers in Kenya

Learn about Dignitas, a non-profit program that aims to empower communities in Kenya by offering training and resources to its educators in an effort to build on the strengths they already have.

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Research Supports Global Curriculum

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Research Supports Global Curriculum

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Using the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

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Pen Pals 2.0: Can Technology Foster Global Tolerance?

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Research Supports Global Curriculum

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The High Hopes Project: A Model For Global STEM Learning

Young people from all over the world are invited to participate as students in Nevada build and launch a stratospheric STEM learning platform.

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In Australia, a School Designed to Excite and Engage

Check out this Australian elementary school that lives up to its vision of being "a place of optimism, excitement, and challenge."

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Educators Innovating Learning From the Inside Out

Teacher-researchers, design thinkers, and teacherpreneurs have the abilities and opportunities to improve education through their playfulness, creativity, and collaboration skills.

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Children in Charge: Self-Directed Learning Programs

Programs like Hands On Technologies, Villa Monte, and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship demonstrate the positive outcomes of letting children choose their own learning paths.

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The Science (and Practice) of Creativity

When schools nurture student creativity, they foster inquisitiveness, persistence, imagination, discipline, and collaboration, leading to improved classroom behavior, motivation, attendance, and academic attainment.

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Students Aren't Waiting to Improve Their World

How can teachers support students in their efforts to make a difference? Here are three trends worth watching -- and joining.

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Global Education: Resource Roundup

Looking for ways to help students appreciate cultural diversity, build awareness about global issues, and develop global competence? Explore these resources for ideas on bringing global dimensions into the classroom.

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Pen Pals 2.0: Can Technology Foster Global Tolerance?

Schools all over the world are using digital tools to help students collaborate and build cultural understanding with distant peers.

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Germany Takes On Education Reform (Education Everywhere Series)

When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve it.

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A Call to Action: Challenges Facing Global Youth

Blogger Suzie Boss proposes sharing the International Youth Foundation report with students, and using it to inform class discussions on global education and the current economic trends.

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Do the Math . . . Right

Science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez reveals how math is taught in exactly the wrong way and - until we humanize the teaching of math - exactly how damaging this practice can be.

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In India, a School that Empowers Students and Teachers

What happens when students and teachers are immersed in an environment that encourages innovation and risk taking?

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Research Supports Global Curriculum

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Three Ideas for 21st-Century Global Curriculum

Blogger Terry Heick asks what it means to globalize education and then describes what a global curriculum might look like and how it might work.

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