What is Global Competence?

Global competence refers to the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to navigate and succeed in today’s interconnected world. Globally competent individuals are life-long learners, have an appreciation for cultural differences, an ability to understand and consider multiple perspectives, critical and comparative thinking skills, problem solving abilities, comfort with ambiguity and change, and understand globally significant issues.

The Need

Our Educational Approach

The World Savvy Global Competence Matrix identifies the components of global competence: core concepts, skills, values, attitudes and behaviors embodied by globally competent individuals.