TakingITGlobal – Social Learning With A Global Consciousness

This online community empowers students everywhere to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges.


TakingITGlobal has been around since 1999 and is a pioneer in the use of social networking to encourage global citizenship through collaborative projects for students and educators. TakingITGlobal (TIG) has partnered with thousands of schools and organizations, from just about every country, to inspire, inform, and involve youth worldwide.


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TIG considers ‘youth’ to include people between the ages of 15 and 30, “who show some level of being globally aware and engaged as socially responsible leaders of their communities.” Their mission can be summarized as, “enabling … a collaborative learning community which provides youth with access to global opportunities, cross-cultural connections and meaningful participation in decision-making … utilizing internet technologies to cultivate youth leadership and engagement in social issues.”     


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