Follow these steps to invest in students, the workforce, and the nation.
- • Thank a teacher. They prepare us for every job on earth.
- • Share your findings via social media and the link to the map. Tag it #MapTheNation.
- • Share the infographics you find most compelling.
- • Write an Op-Ed or blog stating your position, and back it up with data.
- • Raise public awareness around education and workforce issues.
- • If you’re a parent, advocate for language and global learning programs in your child’s school and district.
- • Schools: use these tools to help develop student global competence:
free book | global competence framework
- • Higher Ed: NAFSA: Association of International Educators has created advocacy tools to assist in articulating strategies for helping university and college students develop global competence.
- • Education communities: start a language immersion program and pipeline (the link is for Chinese, but its advice can be used widely).
- • After-school programs: Use this toolkit to make global connections.
- • Districts: Use this rubric to create a district-wide plan.
- • States: Leverage a wide variety of resources to make global learning an opportunity for every student:
organize a state intiative | global competence rubric