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An education without a global perspective is an incomplete education. Today, knowledge of other countries and cultures isn’t just an academic pursuit—it’s an essential part of life in an interconnected world and globalized economy.
In Pittsburgh, educational institutions are partnering with nonprofits and businesses to provide young people with access to high-quality global education that builds cross-cultural understanding. And when young people study abroad, these partnerships are working to ensure that they have meaningful experiences that shape them as responsible global citizens.
Educators and advocates in the Pittsburgh region are working to improve how students learn about the world. In the K-12 system, schools are expanding and updating the global studies curriculum. Outside of schools, experiential learning programs are engaging young people in global issues affecting their community.
PACIE is the leading authority and advocate for global education in Pennsylvania
Creating a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors
Changing young minds, changing the world
The number of U.S. students studying abroad has more than doubled since 2000. This dramatic growth is exciting, but how do we make sure that students make the most of their desire to see the world? Pittsburgh’s universities and global service learning organizations are leading a national movement to improve study abroad.
Working to inspire empathy, catalyze social action, and link diverse communities through Fair Trade Learning.
Connecting Pitt to the world and the world to Pitt
Classrooms Without Borders (CWB) is a premier provider of experiential professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of the classroom.
In March 2018, The Global Switchboard began hosting a series of meetings to understand challenges in the global education work in Pittsburgh that are going unaddressed and require cross-sector, collaborative solutions.
A framing of The Global Switchboard's model and role as convener
Meeting Notes & Agendas
A summary of current approaches some Pittsburgh organizations are taking to address inequity in access to global education opportunities