Throughout the month of November, YES and YES Abroad Program Alumni participated in a video call-to-action. Alumni in over 40 countries where asked to submit short videos answering the question, “What does YES mean to you” in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Kennedy-Lugar YES Program.
The iEARN program in Egypt was launched as part of the CIVICS Program, the partnership introduced in the previous post between iEARN and US Department of State that began in 1999 and was consolidated into the Global Connections and Exchange Program in 2002.
As recounted in the previous post, the Global Connections and Exchange Program was built upon an earlier iEARN and US Department of State partnership program called CIVICS: Community Voices, Collaborative Solutions.
Prosperous and secure countries require high-quality young professionals who can work in the global arena. One crucial strategy for preparing these skilled young professionals for the 21st century workforce is increasing their access to new technologies, social media, and trustworthy networks of global peers with whom they can engage in meaningful dialogue.
Last week’s Global Education Conference generated a boatload of future #globalclassroom chat topics! The sessions were remarkable: inspiring, thought-provoking, entertaining, spontaneous, classroom-friendly, and inclusive of all time zones, ages, and viewpoints.