News Project Zero's Boix Mansilla Releases Book on Global Competence Posted April 26, 2011 By News editor Project Zero Principal Investigator Veronica Boix Mansilla is celebrating the release of her new book, Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage. Coauthored with Anthony Jackson, the book addresses what global competence looks like and how educators can best prepare students to be effective citizens in an increasingly interdependent world. Specifically, Boix Mansilla and Jackson explore global competence as defined by a recent collaboration between the Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).The book will be formally released at a special event this Wednesday, April 27, 2011 hosted by CCSSO, the Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning, and the Smithsonian. It will take place at the American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery and will feature a discussion with the authors about educating students for global competence.Veronica Boix Mansilla is the chair of the Future of Learning Institute at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Project at Harvard Project Zero, the founder of the Latin American Initiative for Understanding and Development (Latitud), and a Fellow at the Asia Society. She has taught at both the Harvard Graduate School of Education and at the University of Buenos Aires, and serves as an advisor to the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), International Baccalaureate, and the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Her most recent work focuses on the development and nurture of an informed global consciousness. News The latest research, perspectives, and highlights from the Harvard Graduate School of Education Explore All Articles Related Articles Ed. Magazine Greenlight to Freedom Casey Lartigue, Ed.M.’91, helps North Korean refugees tell their stories Usable Knowledge Creating a Culture of Inquiry in Schools New research shows the benefits of slowing down to promote deeper and more meaningful learning in the classroom Ed. Magazine Students from Hispaniola: We Can Do Better New book by alums is a resource for educators who want to better understand the needs of their Haitian and Dominican students.