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Thoughts and Photos from the 2018 Global Education Summit with Buncombe County Schools

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 World View partnered with Buncombe County Schools and LEAF for a day of global-themed professional development for K-12 educators. The day started out with a drumming performance from Masankho Banda, a Malawian drummer and artist,

Attend the 2018 International Field Trip 10/26

International Focus is hosting the 2018 International Field Trip on October 26, 2018. This special school day allows students to connect with international communities and explore cultures from around the globe for a reduced entry of $5 per student. Register here

Apply for the NCCSS Board of Directors – deadline 10/1

Are you interested in having a voice in social studies at the state level? Run for the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS) Board of Directors! In February 2019, members of the NCCSS will elect 3 members to

Reflecting on the Dominican Republic Study Visit

Twenty five educators recently returned from an eight day study visit to the Dominican Republic. This experiential professional development program was truly transformative. The program started with an orientation in March where participants met each other, learned a bit about

World View Welcomes Hazael Andrew as New Associate Director

World View is excited to announce that Hazael Andrew began his career as associate director on July 9, 2018. Hazael joins the World View team with rich professional experiences developing and promoting global education programs. He most recently served in

Thoughts on the China Study Visit from Robeson’s Teacher of the Year

Lori Locklear, one of the educators on World View’s Global Study Visit to China, detailed some of her feelings and experiences in an article for The Robesonian. Lori, who was the Teacher of the Year for the Public Schools of

K-12 Educators: Attend “China Now,” a Free Workshop on August 9

NCTAN  (North Carolina Teaching Asia Network) and the Carolina Asia Center at UNC Chapel Hill are offering a workshop for K-12 educators on Thursday, August 9, 2018. This free program for educators includes lunch. Location: The Fedex Global Education Center

NC Japan Summer Festival – Saturday, August 4

Nippon Club of the Triangle is hosting the NC Japan Summer Festival 2018. It will take place on Saturday, August 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at the Expo Center on the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC. Tickets

Reflections on World View’s Global Study Visit to China

Nǐ hǎo! For nearly two weeks this June, 19 North Carolina educators traveled to China on a World View Global Study Visit. The China Study Visit program goals included increasing educators’ knowledge and understanding about China’s history, diversity and complexity

Summer Reading

Looking for a good summer read? Take a look at what World View staff are reading for inspiration! Educated by Tara Westover Tara Westover was born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho. She grew up in isolation without any