March 15, 2013
Five sub-groups were established to work on specific goals of the grant:
A Statewide Summit on Global Learning is scheduled for May 9, 2013, at St. Cloud State University. Details and registration information will be available in early April.
The Board is excited that members from the After School Global Learning Initiative will be joining as their work complements the work of the Global Literacy Advisory Board. The purpose of their initiative is to educate after school practitioners about global competency and how it relates to quality after school programming. Their involvement will ensure the work done and outcomes developed will address the whole learner and provide opportunities for global learning in all areas of student life and development.
Global Awareness was identified as one of the five key themes for education in the 21st Century by the Partnership for 21st Century Schools. According to P21, Global Awareness includes:
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