Category: Foreign Language

Experience the World Without Leaving North Carolina!

Engage all of your senses in a cultural experience that will take you around the world without leaving North Carolina. The 31st Annual International Festival will be October 14-16, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  To celebrate cultural heritage and community there will be

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Summer Workshops from the Department of Public Instruction

The Department of Public Instruction in partnership with three of the Regional Education Service Alliances (RESAs) still has available dates for two Global Education Professional Development Workshops this summer.

Posted in ESLTESOL, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, Science, Social Studies

World View Hosts Global Education Teacher Leader Institute

In June, World View hosted its first Global Education Teacher Leader Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. The week-long program brought together over thirty teachers from across  North Carolina (and Washington D.C.) for a week of examining global issues, exploring leadership strategies and planning ways to implement global education

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Carolina Navigators Spring 2016 Virtual Cultural Festival

Bring the world to your students by participating in Carolina Navigators’ Virtual Cultural Festival on Friday, April 8, 2016! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students.

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Latina/o Lives in the South: A Workshop on Oral Histories for the K-12 Classroom

Saturday, April 23, 2016  Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina  9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

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Nowruz: Persian New Year Celebration

Monday, March 21 | 5:30PM Reception, 6:15PM Program Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room UNC-CH Join UNC Libraries in celebrating the UNC Library’s Persian Studies collection and Nowruz.

Posted in 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Language Arts, Mid-East, News, Social Studies, World Religions

The 14th Annual North Carolina Japanese Language Speech Contest for High School Students

March 12, 2016 1:30pm – 5:00pm This contest promotes the study and understanding of Japanese as a foreign language at the high school level and encourages students to use their language skills to communicate ideas and information in a natural

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Foreign Language, Globalization, News

New Roots / Nuevas Raices Oral History Program and Reception

February 24 @ 5:30-7:30 pm UNC-Chapel Hill FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill  A project of the Latino Migration Project, housed in the Institute for the Study of the Americas

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Film Screening: Timbuktu

Thursday, February 18 | Doors at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

Posted in 9-12, Africa, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Mid-East, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

Opportunities for Students and Teachers at the UNG Federal Service Language Academy

The University of North George is offering several summer opportunities for students and educators, including a language academy, immersion experiences in Germany and France and openings for tutors, counselors and instructors in the Federal Service Language Academy. See below for more information.

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