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Follow World View’s Study Visit to Ecuador

Saturday morning at 9:00am, the World View study visit to Ecuador took off from Raleigh-Durham International Airport with eighteen educators! UNC Global staff member, Shannon Harvey, accompanied the group and started a tumblr page to keep those of us back

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Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. When Enrique is five years old, his mother, too

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Grade, K-12, Latin America, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

Recommended Summer Reading: “Americanah”

One of the more memorable TED Talks I’ve watched in recent years was “The danger of a single story,” presented by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As a “storyteller,” Adichie describes through stories and reflection the dangers of stereotypes, single

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Africa, Community College, Europe, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

Free International Symposium at UNC-Chapel Hill

“Entrepreneurship, Artisans, and Traders: The Remaking of China-Latin America Economies” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill June 1-2, 2015 Sponsored by Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover, Germany; Department of Anthropology, UNC-CH; Carolina Asia Center, UNC-CH; Institute for the Study of the

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Community College, Featured News, Latin America, News, Uncategorized

NC Teachers Start Earning Badges in Global Education

North Carolina’s K-12 educators can be recognized for their hard work and achievements in global education. Through an innovative badging system approved by the NC State Board of Education and managed by districts and the NC Department of Public Instruction

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High School Students: Learn Arabic or Chinese for FREE this summer!

OneWorld Now! is offering their Summer Language and Leadership program for the ninth year. What: Arabic and Chinese Summer Language Leadership Camp Who: High School students When: June 22 – July 10, 2015 (9:00am – 3:00pm) Where: Impact Hub, Seattle,

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Featured News, Foreign Language, Mid-East, News

An Invitation to The Forum on Migration and Cultural Re-Creation across Borders

The organizers of the Borderlands of the Iberian World Second International Authors’ Colloquium cordially invite you to The Forum on Migration and Cultural Re-Creation across Borders

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Summer Opportunities

Summer is just around the corner! Do you have summer plans? World View’s international study visits are full, but there are other opportunities available. Below is a list of summer institutes, courses or conferences, as well as study visits, volunteer,

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Africa, Asia, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Latin America, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

From Where I Stand: Creating Peace in the World by Inspiring Students

What does peace mean to you? What if the meaning of peace was discussed in every classroom? How would all our lives change? Recently I attended the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Conference entitled The People Centered Approach to Conflict Resolution

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2015 Summer Leadership Conference – Western Region Education Service Alliance (WRESA)

The Western Region Education Service Alliance will host the 2015 Summer Leadership Conference from June 28 – July 1, 2015 at Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The leadership conference, co-sponsored by the NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA), is

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