Globalization has an immense effect on education. Education relies on the teacher and the process by which teachers are developed. In this context, the expectations of teacher role and options for teacher preparation today have key roles to play in educating children to become responsible citizens of increasingly multicultural societies and active participants concerning the global challenges in various facets of society. Globalization is one of the most powerful forces shaping the present and future world in which today's children and youth will have to survive, intellectually, to create a sustainable and just world society. Starting from a focused understanding of globalization, this article discusses the competences of global learning, associated competences of global teachers, and perspectives within the teacher training systems of India and Germany.