Global Leadership

Travel to India Without Leaving Your Desk

Earlier today, a group of senior ed tech leaders boarded a plane bound for India; they'll be participating in CoSN's latest International Delegation from now until November 23. The world is increasingly interconnected, so CoSN has made awareness of global trends in education technology a major priority. We fundamentally believe that effective use of technology requires a global understanding and perspective, and we accomplish this through meetings, delegations, and collaborative efforts with global thought-leaders.

CoSN Around the World

Even though we specialize in American ed tech, we know that the world is increasingly interconnected. To give us the best possible view of the ed tech world, we need to keep in touch with our counterparts abroad and understand how other countries are pursuing 21st century learning.

CoSN: E-rate Modernization Requires ‘Long-Term, Sufficient’ Funding

UNESCO findings illuminate the potential of mobile reading (stay tuned for a new resource!)

774 million people worldwide -- more than double the population of the United States -- cannot read and write.  

Illiteracy is rampant, but it is also highly concentrated in a few countries, where poverty, conflict, and poor health care often complicate efforts to provide education. For example, in Sub-Saharan Africa, the number of illiterate people has increased by 40% since 2000, despite significant gains in other global regions.

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