Below are organizations that promote global education and provide philosophical bases for conducting global projects.

My Wonderful World - National Geographic

My Wonderful World is an excellent resource for educators and students. It is published by National Geographic with the goal of increasing geographic learning. "Test Your Global IQ" and "10 Ways to Give Your Students the World" are excellent resources.


The Jane Goodall Institute - "Roots & Shoots," Making a Difference Globally - Apple Learning Interchange

Dr. Jane Goodall's educational outreach program is Roots & Shoots. Through this program, students can connect with other students and learn to make a difference in the world. Dr. Jane believes in the power of youth to affect change. She also believes that knowledge (of other cultures and global issues) leads to compassion which then leads to action. This is an exhibit on the Apple Learning Interchange that highlights some of the projects and opportunities available through Roots & Shoots.


Partnership for 21st Century Skills Framework

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills addresses the importance of global literacy and global education for students today. Information about the saliency of global education and links to initiatives that address this topic are provided on this website.


Roots & Shoots

Roots & Shoots is the educational outreach of the Jane Goodall Institute. Roots & Shoots focuses on care and concern for animals, the environment, and the human community. Project ideas, curriculum, and partners for collaborative projects can be found on the Roots & Shoots website.


The Asia Society

AskAsia is an educational website for students and teachers that focuses on approximately thirty countries that comprise Asia. Lesson plans, images, projects, and collaboration opportunities are available through this website.


Oxfam Education

Oxfam Education's website has ideas, resources, and support for global projects and collaboration. An excellent "Global Citizenship Guide" is available. Partners and project ideas are also offered on this website.


The Jane Goodall Institute

The Jane Goodall Institute is involved in global issues involving animals, the environment, and the community. Information about global issues is available on the JGI website.