Global Competence is a 21st Century Imperative
Source Organization: National Education Association
Location: United States
Summary: There is widespread recognition that a thorough understanding of global issues is critical to the United States' efforts to promote democratic principles and social justice, improve our economic competitiveness, and provide leadership in innovation and creativity. The National Association of Education believes public education is the only avenue through which today's students - tomorrow's workers - can attain global competence.