This resource page provides examples of short film clips, articles and other resources for making the case for global education in your community, classroom, school and district.

Engaging the World: US Global Competence in the 21st Century:A 21st Century Imperative makes the case that U.S. global competence in the 21st century is not a luxury, but a necessity. Whether engaging the world, or our culturally diverse homeland, the United States' future success will rely on the global competence of our people. Global competence must become part of the core mission of education—from K-12 through graduate school.

Building Global Citizens through Deeper Learning: 6-12 grade resource on how infusing global education provides opportunities for not only developing future global citizens, but how this occurs naturally through specific instructional strategies.

Curriculum 21 : Advocacy resource from Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Deeper Learning Through a Global Lens: An informational video by Teaching Channel.org that exemplifies the benefits of Global Education by documenting the Denver Center for International Studies.
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Global Career Information: GOINGLOBAL has information about worldwide employment trends and industry outlooks, as well as articles and advice about careers and internships around the world - including countries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The articles often offer information about language skills, communication styles, workplace protocol, and culture.

Mapping the Nation : Asia Society's interactive map shows the international nature of the United States, specifically North Carolina, and illustrates the reason why Global Education is vital to preparing our students for the 21st century workforce.

Why Global Competence Matters: It's Not Really a Small World: Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. shares why global competence is critical for students.


The tools listed have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing digital environment, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these tools are the exclusive digital tools for the purposes outlined on this site.