These are four excellent websites that link to a variety of sources that explain the framework for global education as well as provide extensive resources for educators. The links are at the bottom of the page.

A great place to begin is by exploring the principles of Global Competencies. Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World explains it well.

Asia Societyis an educational organization that strives to promote mutual understanding and cultural exchange. It promotes sharing of ideas through partnerships in various countries and promotes global awareness and education that are foundational to a global education. The hope is that through education, future leaders will be better equipped to live and work in a way that is beneficial to all humanity. The Asia Society handbook on how to add a global dimension and intentionally teach global awareness is an excellent place to begin.

Edutopia - provides lessons and resources that can be used directly in the classroom. The resources span all subject areas and all levels of instruction. The lessons include ones focused on fostering global competence, global classroom strategies and global student leadership and service.

Oxfam - is an organization that provides tools for adding a global dimension to the curriculum on a whole and individual classroom basis. The goal of Oxfam is to enable students to ultimately create a more just and sustainable world. They provide subject specific curriculum guides with many resources on how to globalize individual lessons.

National Education Association - Their goal is to provide a quality public education for every child. Making global perspectives a part of a child’s education enriches the experience of the student. This icon links to additional websites and curriculum resources that can be accessed for the individual classroom.