A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn ways to achieve financial stability and justice, compare large corporations and small businesses, and think critically about how trade and labor conditions shape financial realities worldwide.
Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling to promote empathy and bring social issues to life through day-to-day realities. Read real, impactful, stories from youth participants around the world that reveal deep truths about global issues. Then youth can enhance the conversation by sharing their own stories with fellow Student to World users and participate in moderated live conversations.
Who Should Register
Classroom teachers and school administrators.
Group leaders & mentors
Afterschool programs and groups, faith-based organizations, scouting, clubs, etc.
Individual youth participants
Each Student to World course is a product of Global Nomads Group’s unique Content Creation Lab, a virtual internship program that brings together youth leaders from around the world. Working under the guidance of subject matter experts, these participants study, synthesize information, and create age-appropriate content for their peers.
Chief of Programs and Learning Sandra Stein, Ph.D., describes the Content Creation Lab process.
Experience this content through your choice of learning paths.
Includes written text, images, videos, and multimedia.
Content is available in a growing selection of languages.
The same content, but explained through video conversations.
Module 1: Everyday Financial Scales
Youth explore the impact finance has on individuals, communities, and circumstances. They observe pay differentials based on gender, and share stories about financial inequalities.
Module 2: Everyday Financially Connected
Youth learn about small versus large businesses, exploring entrepreneurism, effects of small businesses on the local economy, and investments.
Module 3: Everyday Interdependent Sustainability
Youth explore the concept of trade, learning components that come into play such as worker exploitation, MNCs (Multinational Corporations), ESGs (Environmental, Social and Governance standards.) and more.
Module4: Everyday Action
Youth read about the skills needed for a career in finance. They design goals in order to further explore a career in the financial field, keeping in mind the importance of justice and sustainability.
Career Ready Practices
Attend to personal health and financial well-being.
Finance Career Cluster (FN)
Accounting Career Pathway (FN-ACT)
Business Finance Career Pathway (FN-BFN)
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
CASEL Social & Emotional Learning
Asia Society Global Competencies
21st Century Skills