Our Global Learning Stories

Avery's Creek students meet performers from Guatemala.

Global Education is alive in our classrooms. From cultural celebrations to international musical residencies, students participate in real-world experiences everyday.



Making connections from Asheville, NC to countries around the world-- students, teachers, and administrators are actively engaged in global learning and bringing the world back to their school communities and classrooms!   Here are just some of our recent global stories:

Guatemalan Culture
     - Avery's Creek Elementary

Going Global - Africa
     - Oakley Elementary

Oakley Students Go Global - Guatemala
      - Oakley Elementary

Bringing the World Home - South Africa
     - North Buncombe Middle School 

• Cultural Exchange - China & Denmark
     - North Buncombe High School

Destination China
     - Buncombe County Early College

• Students on the Move: Early College in China 
     - Buncombe County Early College  

Singapore to Swannanoa Valley
     - Owen Middle School 

Confucius Institute Conference (Xi'an, China)
     - NC Delegates

Global Teachers - Germany
     - North Buncombe High School & Valley Springs Middle School

• Global Teachers - South Africa
     - North Buncombe Middle School

• BCS Teachers Visit South Africa
      - Cane Creek Middle School



“Global education is now more important than it’s ever been. Thanks to emerging technologies we have new bridges between Buncombe County and countries around the world. How can we expand these opportunities?”


                                              ~ Dr. Tony Baldwin, Superintendent

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