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2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics – Information and Resources for Your Classroom

The 2018 Winter Olympics will officially begin with opening ceremonies on Friday, February 9th in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Athletes from 90 nations around the world (including Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo, Malaysia and Singapore – marking their Winter Olympics debuts) will compete

Join our team! World View is hiring.

World View seeks a highly organized individual with a background and interest in global studies, education, public relations and travel abroad experience to serve as full-time Administrative Services Coordinator. The individual should be committed to World View’s mission of working with K-12 and

World View Offers Scholarships for Spring Seminars

World View is committed to ensuring accessibility to our programs for all North Carolina K-12 and community college educators and is offering scholarships to four educators to attend a March seminar of their choosing. The 2018 James L. Peacock Scholarship

New 2018 international tests will measure global competence

Pisa tests, international assessments that help measure global education standards, will begin testing for teenagers’ “global competence” in addition to their reading, math and science abilities. The tests are run every three years by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and

Upcoming Buddhism in NC Local Study Visit 

Join World View in Chapel Hill on Friday, January 26th for an experiential learning opportunity focused on Buddhism in North Carolina. World View is pleased to offer Buddhism in North Carolina, a local study tour for K-12 and community college

High school educators: Encourage students to apply for the 2018 Young Innovators Program

The Eshelman Institute for Innovation and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy are now accepting applications for the 2018 Young Innovators Program. What is the Young Innovators Program? The Young Innovators Program is an eight-week paid summer internship for high school

Teaching Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27th the world commemorates the Holocaust. It’s a relatively new day of international remembrance – the UN designated it in 2005 – and it falls on the date of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. It’s also a

Acclaimed Galician Bagpiper and Scholar Introduces the World Through the Arts

Cristina Pato is an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpiper and has performed with orchestras around the world in Europe, India, China, Korea and Mexico. Pato and her quartet were recently featured in the fall performance series at the Carolina Performing Arts

College of the Albemarle Joins the NC Global Distinction Network

College of the Albemarle (COA) is World View’s newest community college partner to participate in the North Carolina Global Distinction (NCGD) Program. They’ve committed to emphasize teaching about global issues and world regions to prepare students to work in a global

Apply for CES’s EU in NC Study Tour for Educators

On January 25-26, 2018, the Center for European Studies will host a EU in NC Study Tour open to K-12, community college and HBCU/MSI educators. This is an intensive two-day study tour focused on “The European Union Today: The EU as a