Building Bridges to the Future: Global Case Studies of Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century

Building Bridges to the Future: Global Case Studies of Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century

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This book is a collection of profiles of 10 education organizations who are equipping young people to thrive in the 21st century. Together, these 10 organizations reach over 32 million youth in more than 110 countries in all regions of the world. The profiles include not only information about the organizations but how their program content teaches the cognitive, social, and emotional knowledge and skills, as well as attitudes and values that will serve them and their communities well. In addition, the profiles outline how these organizations build human and financial capacity, how they build partnerships with other organizations to scale and spread their practices, and the challenges that each of them faces.

The organizations profiled in the book are the following:
1. Aflatoun International: Social and Financial Education for Individual and Community Empowerment
2. Bootstrap: Enabling Equitable Access to Math and Computer Programming Education for All Students
3. Camfed: Effecting Systemic Community Change by Supporting Girls’ Education and Young Women’s Leadership Development
4. Committee for Children’s Second Step Program: Social Emotional Learning for a Peaceful World
5. Design for Change: Shifting Mindsets to Empower Children to Create a Better World
6. Educate!: Developing People and Communities through Social Entrepreneurship Education
7. Educacion para Compartir (Education for Sharing): Playing for a Better World
8. Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE): Sowing the Seeds for an Ecologically Conscious Society
9. INJAZ Al-Arab (Junior Achievement Middle East North Africa): Connecting Students with the Business Sector for Social Entrepreneurship Education
10. United World Colleges (UWC): Practicing Deliberate Diversity to Educate Students for Peace and a Sustainable Future

Product Details

BN ID: 2940155209102
Publisher: Connie K. Chung
Publication date: 04/07/2018
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 523,775
File size: 1 MB

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