Global engagement is essential for teachers to learn how to teach for tomorrow. In North Carolina, the State Board of Education approved the Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers policy in 2014 to recognize teachers’ global engagement efforts in education. In Spring 2019, teacher candidates participating in the UNCG TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of […]

In 2018-2019 academic year, the UNC Greensboro School of Education (SOE) established the Smiley Award to support global educational opportunities for current undergraduate and graduate students in the SOE. Undergraduate or graduate School of Education students who serve as outstanding global education ambassadors through international or local engagement may apply for this award. This award […]

On April 13, 2019, children and families from Allen Jay and Hunter elementary schools participated in the Dual Language Literacy Day activities at UNC Greensboro. Allen Jay and Hunter are two schools in Guilford County Schools (GCS) that started the dual language programs in Spanish and Urdu last year. With over 40% of students in […]

On April 6th, the 2019 International Festival (I-Fest) took place at UNC Greensboro, bringing out members of the UNCG community as well as many local community members. The School of Education (SOE) International Committee and the Coalition for Diversity in Language and Culture also participated in the event and engaged participants in activities that promote […]

As of April 15, 2019, Study Abroad applications for next Spring are NOW OPEN! The deadline to apply is September 15, 2019. Where will you spend your Spring 2020 semester? The world is your oyster! To learn more, visit and click on the “Steps to Study Abroad” to see how to get started.