The Huffington Post: Global Competency Through International Interaction and Education

“The current administration’s State and Education Departments are joining the private sector to commit to creating a globally competent citizenry by linking every school in the U.S. with the world through curriculum, world languages, physical exchanges and/or online interactions by 2016 — an ambitious, yet achievable goal that has been set by the private sector in the Connect All Schools Initiative.

We need to demonstrate what is happening in terms of global competency so that we can build on the international connections in U.S. schools and replicate them 100- or 1,000-fold. Our country must commit to developing a global competency among all of its young people, not leaving this to continue to be the monopoly of those who have the resources to travel and study abroad”.
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