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NEW 2018 INTERNATIONAL TESTS WILL MEASURE GLOBAL COMPETENCE

January 4, 2018

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 Development.

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TEACHING HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

December 19, 2017

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 learning opportunity.

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ACCLAIMED GALICIAN BAGPIPER AND SCHOLAR INTRODUCES THE WORLD THROUGH THE ARTS

December 5, 2017

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 Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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COLLEGE OF THE ALBEMARLE JOINS THE NC GLOBAL DISTINCTION NETWORK

November 30, 2017

College of the Albemarle 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 economy.

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TAKING TIME FOR GLOBAL POETRY: THE SCHOOL WHERE I STUDIED BY YEHUDA AMICHAI

November 21, 2017

Poetry, among many things, is a global way to communicate common ground between peoples and cultures. Take a moment today to read the poem The School Where I Studied, written by internationally acclaimed poet, Yehuda Amichai.

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