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Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World (Free dowload)

Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World, by Veronica Boix Mansilla, Principal Investigator, Interdisciplinary Studies Project, Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Tony Jackson, Vice President, Education, Asia Society, is a publication co-developed by Asia Society and the Council of Chief State School Officers' EdSteps Program. This book makes the case for a more globally focused K-12 education system and defines the term global competence. It explores how young people view their role as competent workers and citizens as well as how practitioners can develop global competence through the study of world issues. With examples, tools, and resources, this book is a must have for those wanting to add a global dimension to their classrooms and schools. Free download can be found here: asiasociety.org/node/9179.
Improving Teacher Quality Around the World: the International Summit on the Teaching Profession (Free download)

The International Summit on the Teaching Profession, which was hosted by US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and convened education ministers, master teachers, national union leaders, and education organization leaders from countries with high performing and rapidly improving educational systems. The purpose of the summit was to identify best practices worldwide that strengthen the teaching profession and raise student achievement. .

Participants engaged in a discussion on the vital role teachers play in advancing progressive, sustainable education reform. The summit discussions and emerging lessons from around the world were released in a report titled “Improving Teacher Quality Around the World: The International Summit on the Teaching Profession.” The report was authored by Asia Society’s Senior Advisor for Education Vivien Stewart on behalf of the Summit’s partner organizations.

Free download can be found here: http://asiasociety.org/node/11990
Expanding Horizons: Building Global Literacy in Afterschool Programs (2009)
Our Price: 10.00

Expanding Horizons: Building Global Literacy in Afterschool Programs is a new guidebook on strategies and resources on how to integrate global literacy—international knowledge, skills, and perspectives—into afterschool and summer programs.
A World-Class Education: Volume 2 (2007)
Our Price: 12.00

Asia Society and The George Lucas Educational Foundation are pleased to release this DVD, the second in the series. This is an updated film on the importance of international knowledge and skills in the 21st century. It outlines steps that schools, communities, and policymakers can take. Shorter features highlight exceptional school and education program models.
Schools for the Global Age (2004)
Our Price: 10.00

What are the skills and knowledge a student needs for success in the 21st century? What types of schools teach those skills? This report presents a range of schools working to develop internationally literate students and includes a summary of best practices and resources.
Educating Leaders for a Global Society (2005)
Our Price: 1.00

A look at how other countries are preparing youth for an interconnected world, plus recommendations for what community leaders--businesses, schools, policymakers--can do.