Global Competence: Prepare Youth to Engage with the World

Global Competence: Prepare Youth to Engage with the World

This article by Anthony Jackson (Vice President for Education, Asia Society) outlines the skills and knowledge necessary for young people to be globally competence.

You can also download the free publication Educating for Global Competence, 2011 by Veronica Boix-Mansilla and Anthony Jackson.

Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. The Society seeks to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of arts and culture, policy and business, and education. The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning develops youth to be globally competent citizens, workers, and leaders by equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed for success in an increasingly interconnected world (Asia Society 2011).


Keywords: 21st century skills educational relationships global competence

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