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Global Citizenship

To Be a Global Citizen, Turn Inward

Jem Jebbia | Posted 09.25.2016 | Education
Jem Jebbia

As a higher education professional, I recognize that the term "global citizenship" has become a buzzword. We use it to advertise study abroad programs, accentuate courses of study, and develop leadership competencies. On Northeastern University's campus, I direct the Global Citizenship Project. And I am frustrated.

Inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship Awarded to the Aga Khan for His Commitment to Advancing Pluralism

Rizwan Mawani | Posted 09.22.2016 | World
Rizwan Mawani

His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the worldwide Shi'a Ismaili community and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network addressed an audience of cha...

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Hargreaves

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"What the US now needs is a learning Secretary who promotes challenging and joyful learning for all students, uplifting and impactful learning for edu...

Learning From Our Students

Fernando Reimers | Posted 05.23.2016 | Education
Fernando Reimers

How good it is to watch all of you ready to graduate tomorrow. I bring you greetings from my faculty colleagues and congratulations on your hard work during your studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

A Memorable Global Citizenship Trip Experience to Cambodia: The Secret of Our Approach

Sothy Eng | Posted 03.09.2016 | Education
Sothy Eng

The Global Citizenship program at Lehigh University, the oldest of its kind in the United States, provides students with the opportunity to experience...

Educating for Global Citizenship

Wendy Kopp | Posted 02.24.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

This year, the world has seen clearly the costs of extremism and political instability. After months of violent attacks on nearly every continent a...

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine - Pak Tee Ng - Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.22.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The annual Clean and Green Singapore Schools' Carnival encourages students, teachers and partners in education to showcase their projects that protec...

Our Shameful Reality

Imane Ait Daoud | Posted 02.15.2016 | Religion
Imane Ait Daoud

It is shameful that we live in a world where marriage, modesty in dress and the practice of religion are policed by the government. It is shameful that we are so afraid of difference that we go to incredible extents as a community to persecute those who are different from us.

Overcoming Bigotry Through Cultural Competency

Imane Ait Daoud | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion
Imane Ait Daoud

Last year was a year filled with interfaith controversy and debate. With the coming elections and the continued conflicts between peoples of different...

Foundation Launches Young Leadership Experience to Hellas (Greece)

Jim Luce | Posted 01.11.2016 | Impact
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Jim Luce

Much of science, medicine, mathematics, theater, music and art come to us from ancient Greece, representing the highest of human virtues. This fascinating world of Gods, majestic temples, and stunning antiquities will be the experience of a lifetime.

Next Generation Peacemakers Are Here

James P. Pellow, Ed.D. | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
James P. Pellow, Ed.D.

As we make study abroad experiences accessible to a more diverse student profile, we can only do so by taking away the barriers that stop students from studying abroad, barriers like cost, culture, and curriculum.

The Global Search for Education: With the World in Mind

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.06.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The IB has concerns for humanity hardwired into it, in its philosophical heritage, its mission, and today's curricula." -- Siva Kumari Siva K...

Global Citizenship: Where the Burden of Legacy Ends, Where Our Future Begins

Meicen Sun | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Meicen Sun

We don't have to say we take certain things for granted when we do - we do so by being okay with the status quo when we know change is urgently needed.

Are You a Global Citizen?

Ahmad Jawed Sakhi | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
Ahmad Jawed Sakhi

"Matone de Chiwit" is an ambitious project. Meaning "drops of life," its name derives from three languages that represent the different continents suffering most heavily from water scarcity: Kiswahili for Africa, Spanish for Latin America, and Thai for Asia.

The Confederate Flag and the Oneness of Humanity - A Baha'i View

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion
Homa Sabet Tavangar

I had not considered a flag as another structure of present-day society, until I saw the united outcry spurring its downfall, and I thank all those courageous souls who helped me understand that the structures that need to change to support our collective coming together come in all forms.

The Global Search for Education: Being Global - A Global Competence Certificate

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.02.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

If we want to transform the K-12 education system to meet the needs and challenges of 21st-century citizenship and leadership, we need to ensure global learning is available for all.

The Global Search for Education: The Tech Report - From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.20.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.

Lessons on Contagious Optimism, Hope and Global Citizenship

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

This morning I was walking on the sea shore on the outskirts of Rome, in the city of Ostia, where I find some time to relax and recharge my batteries.

The Global Search for Education: Good or Bad?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Howard Gardner, world-acclaimed developmental psychologist and author of numerous books on intelligence and creativity, wants us to cultivate Good Grit in every school in the world.

Teach Kids About Africa as if Our Lives Depend Upon It -- and Maybe They Do

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 01.16.2015 | Education
Homa Sabet Tavangar

On top of the shear panic unleashed by the spread of the Ebola virus from West Africa, an astonishing amount of ignorance has reared its ugly head. As some have commented, this ignorance may be more dangerous to millions of people than the actual virus.

The Global Search for Education: How to Lead Well

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.31.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How do you they lead their people well and subsequently bring about change on a global scale? Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle and Alma Harris conducted an extensive seven-year global research study that focused on fifteen high-performing organizations in business, sports and education to find out the answers to these questions.

Maps & Mentors: What I Hope To Learn About Global Citizenship Through The Stories Of Others

Kasha Slavner | Posted 04.12.2014 | Teen
Kasha Slavner

The choices we make have the ability to impact change. I believe that kindness spreads, so choosing to act in this way and to have a positive outlook can create a ripple effect to inspire others as well.

5 Reasons the First Indian-American Crowned Miss America Represents Best Aspirations for Modern America

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Monday morning I woke up to a fascinating news feed about backlash on the winner, Miss New York, an Indian-American, and a first.

Keep Calm and Carry Forward

Christopher Holshek | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Christopher Holshek

The violent riots that have been going on at U.S. embassies and other places in the "Arab Spring" countries in particular are certainly cause for alarm, but what's really going on here?

Being Global II: Global Mindset

Gregory Unruh | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Developing a global mindset does not come free -- it is something that has to be actively pursued. Smart international corporations are beginning to understand the importance of developing global mindsets within their ranks.