Global Studies in Education (GSE) is a program within the department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) that deals with global change and education from social justice and critical democracy perspectives. The program focuses on the globalization of educational policy, the study of children and youth in global contexts, the internationalization of education, and learning and pedagogy in the digital age. This program, the first of its kind established in 2004, is staffed by faculty who are leaders in the field. The program attracts diverse students from all corners of the globe who dialogue and work with each other on a range of timely issues in the areas of education policy, global studies, children and youth studies, and international education.

Who should apply

International educators, researchers, study abroad and international student coordinators, members of global/local organizations working with children and youth, teachers and school administrators who want to:

  • Learn about global diversity in the classroom and beyond
  • Dialogue with educators living and working in other parts of the world
  • Incorporate human rights and child rights perspectives
  • Develop awareness about growing up, teaching, and learning in the digital age
  • Research school reform and education policy in an era of globalization

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