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Honoring International Women’s Day Around the World

March 8 marked International Women’s Day (IWD), a celebration of women’s achievements, a commemoration of the struggle for women’s rights and a call to action for gender equity. Women have been participating in IWD since the early 1900s, when protesters

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Music and Storytelling in West Africa

For centuries, the history, beliefs and folklore of West African communities have been kept alive through the tradition of music and oral storytelling. Stories have been passed through the ages by Griots, also called Jalis, who are musicians, poets and

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Silk Road: Past and Present Workshop for Educators Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill

Join the Carolina Asia Center and Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies for “Silk Road: Past and Present, a Workshop for Educators” Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00am-5:30pm UNC Chapel Hill A rich history exists between Asia and the Middle East,

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Share Your Voice and Help the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is working on a video project and needs your help! Through your testimonials, The Consortium hopes to open minds to the importance of education about Latin America and the Caribbean. Collectively, your voices can

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2017 James L. Peacock Scholarship Winner Announced

When I tell people that I am a high school math teacher interested in global education, I am often met with perplexed stares.  After all, numbers are numbers, no matter where you are in the world.  But, with the help

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National Geographic Society now offering education-focused grants to individual educators!

National Geographic education grants will support projects that aim to teach people about the world and how it works, empowering them to make it a better place. Funded projects must align with one of the Society’s three focus lenses: The

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Recognized by NC State Board of Education as a Global-Ready District

The North Carolina State Board of Education and the NC Department of Public Instruction recognized Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) as a Global-Ready District at the prepared level on February 1, 2017. CMS was one of the first two districts in the state to earn the

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Educator Opportunities in Chapel Hill and Brussels from the UNC Center for European Studies

EU in NC Study Tours May 18-19 | Community College Educators | Deadline March 15 August 14-15 | K-12 Educators | Deadline May 15 + More info + Application (K-12 and CC) CES will be hosting two-day study tours on UNC-Chapel

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Classroom Exchanges – Building Bridges for Classroom Learning

A classroom exchange can be a useful tool to engage your students in global learning. By allowing your class to interact directly with students from different countries and cultures, you are breaking down classroom walls and giving your students a

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Choices and World View Partner for a Summer Institute on Exploring the Choices Approach to Contested Issues

An Immersion Program for Choices Workshop Leaders Exploring the Choices Approach to Contested Issues July 10-12, 2017 @ UNC-Chapel Hill Co-sponsored by World View Who Should Attend Anyone who will present the Choices Program’s materials and approach to other educators!

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