Laura Adriance from the World Affairs Council just alerted the Coalition Steering Committee to the Global Education Conference coming in November.
The 2010 Global Education Conference will be held November 15 – 19, 2010, online and free. Sessions will be held in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days.
This looks like something that Coalition . . . → Read More: The Global Education Collaborative
The time has come to begin submitting work to EdSteps (www.EdSteps.org). This is an innovative project of the Council of Chief State School Officers (www.ccsso.org) to build a new type of assessment system. One of the first areas they are tackling is “Global Competence.” The Global Competence workgroup has been meeting since February, 2009 to develop . . . → Read More: Submit Work to EdSteps
Add links and descriptions to resources shared at the Global Competence Institute in Vancouver, WA, August 11, 2010 via comments to this post. . . . → Read More: Resources from Global Competence Institute
Tonight we had a wonderful dinner with all of our partners from Washington state (OSPI, Bridges to Understanding, and World Affairs Council Global Classroom), plus West Virginia and New Jersey, and our host at Vancouver School District, Howard Yank, and our three new visiting teachers from China. . . . → Read More: We’re here in Vancouver
Washington is hosting teams from the New Jersey and West Virginia State Departments of Education this week as we explore what “Global Competence” means. . . . → Read More: Great Visits with NJ and WV Teams
The new WordPress version of our website is launched, but we have not yet loaded up new “globally themed” photos. They’re coming soon! . . . → Read More: Photos coming soon…
When we launched the website http://internationaledwa.org in spring 2003, we gave birth to a public face for an entity that became known as the Washington State Coalition for International Education or the “Coalition” for short. Over the past seven years, a variety of individuals and organizations have paid key roles in advancing the mission of the Coalition — to prepare all students for today’s interconnected world — while developing themselves into leaders in international education. . . . → Read More: (Re)Introducing the International Education Coalition