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.
The event will be livestreamed at: https://edstream.ed.gov/webcast/Play/e9f1ddf4aaca45ba9cc090747b89a4691d?catalog=82d9933c-1256-4cb2-8783-89599eb97fd8.
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!
This event will be livestreamed at: https://edstream.ed.gov/webcast/Play/d263a47a2f5f43cbb356ef1bef100d3b1d.
Thursday, November 21 | 8:00–9:00pm EST
Building the Pipeline
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.”
Past IEW Links