Why is International Education Important?
In a world defined by an increasingly global economy and more interconnection than ever before, the need for our students and teachers to address international education is paramount. Please take some time to download the information sheet below which includes quotes, trends and facts that reinforce the importance of educating our youth about the world.
"Viewing your own and other cultures"
Putting the World into a World-Class Education
Compelling Video: A 21st Century Imperative
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. American Council on Education and The Coalition for International Education