International Education Week 2019

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of State is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences.

Secretary’s Message for IEW 2019

Scheduled Events for IEW 2019

Tuesday, November 12  |  10:00am–12:00pm EST  

Global Innovations to Prepare Students for Future Careers

Panel Discussion at the U.S. Department of Education

Government representatives from the United States, Brazil and China will discuss innovations in apprenticeship programs and career and technical education, including lessons from Switzerland, and how countries can learn and benefit from each other’s experiences.

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The event will be livestreamed at:

Tuesday, November 19  |  1:00–4:30pm EST

Leveraging a Global Mindset for Business Growth: Preparing Talent to Serve U.S. Industry Needs

Workshop at the U.S. Department of Education

Join the U.S. Department of Education and Title VI Centers for International Business Education for a workshop focused on global and cultural competencies and the 21st century workforce!

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This event will be livestreamed at:

Thursday, November 21  |  8:00–9:00pm EST  

Building the Pipeline

Twitter Chat

Join the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education Office, Peace Corps, Asia Society and educators from around the country (and the world!) for a Twitter #globaledchat on the topic of “Building the Pipeline: Global and Cultural Competencies.”

Find the chat on Twitter by following @GoGlobalED and hashtag #globaledchat

Past IEW Links

International Education Week 2018