Partnership for After School Education

March 01, 2018

Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing World reports

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Center for Global Education at Asia Society have worked with academics, educators, and stakeholders in the global education field over several years to define global competence for primary and secondary education. A new publication from both organizations, entitled  Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing World, sets forward a new framework for global competence developed by OECD, which aligns closely with the definition developed by the Center for Global Education, and provides practical guidance and examples of how educators can embed global competence into their existing curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Other Articles in Reports

January 02, 2020

Building Impact: A Closer Look at Local Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education

A new report by Teachers College, Columbia University, Building Impact: A Closer Look at Local Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education, helps fill the gap by examining eight contemporary education collaborations across the country. The report draws on case studies of each of the collaborations and includes summaries of these examinations. Among the key findings are that collaborations need a credible and compelling rationale, as well as committed advocates, to get started; supporting a “backbone” organization to coordinate among the various players is a primary expense of collaboration; and collaborations seem to be helped by efforts to gather and use data despite a range of obstacles, including privacy concerns and uncertainty about which metrics to use.

January 02, 2020

How Homelessness Impacts College Success in New York City

To better understand the challenges that young New Yorkers face when navigating college and unstable housing, Young Invincibles spoke with more than 60 young adults across New York City. Their report, “I Know What’s at Stake”: How Homelessness Impacts College Success in New York City, examines the barriers these young people outlined, along with insights from leading researchers, service providers, and government officials. They also share recommendations to increase college access and success for students experiencing homelessness in New York City — recommendations that cities, states, and institutions across the country can use when addressing the growing crisis of college student homelessness.

December 16, 2019

​Shaping Summertime Experiences

Summer is a chance for children and youth to continue developing, but for those living in disadvantaged communities, summertime experiences can lead to worse health, social, emotional, academic, and safety outcomes, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report lays out nine recommendations to address obstacles that disadvantaged children can face during the summer, including lack of access to quality programs, food insecurity, and exposure to unsafe and dangerous conditions, and to help all children develop positively and stay connected to resources.

December 16, 2019

CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice

CSforALL has released a white paper, CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice, that provides a framework for understanding the myriad reasons for teaching computer science by considering their underlying values—beliefs about what is good, worthwhile, and important. It provides examples of how different CSed curricula, programs, and tools embody particular values and rationales in their design.

November 15, 2019

360 Civic Learning

Only 50% of eligible voters between the ages of 18 and 29 turned out to vote in the 2016 presidential election. Here’s another jaw-dropping statistic: Young people of color vote at about two-thirds the rate of their white counterparts. More often than not, young people who aren’t participating voters come from underserved, low-income, and immigrant communities. How can we better prepare them for such a fundamental form of civic participation? Generation Citizen has a new report that investigates studies of the activities and practices in communities that effectively drive civic engagement among young people from historically marginalized communities, in order to determine and highlight common qualities.

November 01, 2019

Toolkit for Undocumented Students - CARA

CARA has created a toolkit to help undocumented students realize their college dreams by presenting new ways to look at the college application process. It includes information about new resources such as the Senator José Peralta New York State DREAM Act, which was passed during the development of the toolkit. Educators, counselors, undocu-friendly organizations, parent(s)/guardian(s), and other young people can use the toolkit to support undocumented students in pursuing higher education.

October 17, 2019

Family Engagement Playbook

The Global Family Research Project has developed a new Family Engagement Playbook. The Playbook is a collection of evidence-based approaches that individuals, groups, and organizations can easily integrate into existing professional learning opportunities to cultivate meaningful and co-created family engagement. The approaches have the potential to change mindsets, build trusting relationships, and transform organizational practices.

October 17, 2019

Latino Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities​

Latino Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities, a report from The Education Trust's Broken Mirrors series, details how much work states have to do to increase the population of Latinos with a college degree, from enrolling proportional numbers of Latinos in community colleges and four-year colleges and universities to ensuring Latinos are just as likely as their White peers to cross the finish line once they start college.

August 21, 2019

Reclaiming Digital Futures

Digital culture and technology are changing the world, and community-based, youth-serving organizations can play a critical role in preparing youth for it. Developed through a collaborative process between researchers and practitioners, the Reclaiming Digital Futures toolkit is a curated cross-section of resources that relay knowledge and best practices in achieving real success in youth-centered digital learning. Download the associated report here.