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Located within the Office of the Secretary, the Department of Education’s International Affairs Office provides overall guidance and coordination of the Department’s international engagement and advises the Secretary and other senior officers on international issues that may affect U.S. education or Department policies and programs.

Advancing ED’s International Strategy

Succeeding Globally Through International Education and Engagement (revised in 2018) outlines the U.S. Department of Education’s International Strategy and affirms the Department’s commitment to preparing today’s youth, and our country more broadly, for a globalized world, and to engaging with the international community to improve education.