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Certificate in the Essentials of Global Competence


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Anytime (enrollment ends 5/31/22)


3 Hours






Certificate in the Essentials of Global Competence

Through this certificate, you will gain access to The Center for Global Education (CGE) at Asia Society’s renowned global competence content and resources. Known as the leaders and innovators in global competence education, CGE’s certificate in The Essentials for Global Competence will provide courses that offer the key components of global competence education in K-12 classrooms and out-of-school time. Learn the best-practice models for delivering a high quality, cutting edge instructional experience for your students.

This certificate will help you differentiate your expertise as an educator from the rest, by making a difference for your students. The certificate includes the following three courses at one low price:

  1. Introduction to Global Competence
  2. The Four Domains of Global Competence
  3. Exploring Globally Significant Issues

Professional development at your pace:

Take all three courses online and in a self-paced environment. Each course is comprised of short videos, interactive learning objects, and competency-based assessments, as well as readings and reflective activities. You will earn the Certificate in the Essentials of Global Competence upon completion of the bundle.

In this certificate program, you’ll learn everything related to the main components of global competence education. The first course, Introduction to Global Competence, engages educators in the global competence movement and the exciting instructional opportunities of a global education focus. The second course, The Four Domains of Global Competence, introduces the Four Domains of Global Competence: Investigate the World, Recognize Perspectives, Communicate Ideas, and Take Action. In the final course, Exploring Globally Significant Issues, educators will learn how to identify globally significant issues and connect them to their specific context and activity area or discipline.

Who this certificate is designed for:

This certificate is for any K-12 education professional interested in advancing themselves by learning how to incorporate best-practices in global competence education in any grade level or discipline. These courses are a great way to diversify your teaching knowledge. If you are looking for opportunities to enhance your curriculum and student outcomes, then this certificate is a must for you.