INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXCHANGE TO BUILD 21STCENTURY JOB SKILLSCOLLEGE AND CAREER EDGE NEEDED TO BE COMPETITIVE IN TH...
i-Ed Missioni-Ed works with the global studentand educator community to providetechnical assistance, internationaleducatio...
i-Ed The NEED• Job applicants face greatercompetition in the global market andmust have leading edge, adaptableskills.• Gl...
i-EdThe Impact of Study AbroadClarifies the direction youth mighttake in a career thus impactingcollege degree options, col...
i-EdThe Impact of Study AbroadSets students apart from othercollege applicants for an admissionsand scholarship advantage....
i-Ed Educator ImpactGives educators a chance to conferwith global colleagues doing bestpractice work or provide consultati...
i-Ed Career ComponentsCareer educational activities are woventhroughout the study abroad programs.We started with a focus ...
Before TripVirtual connections tointernational peers, teachers,and potential employers in thetarget country.Joint digital ...
i-Ed Study Abroad ProgramElementsLLaL LLaLLLaL LLaLLanguage- Intense language instruction 4 hours/day-Linked to AP exams w...
i-Ed Country ConnectionsSpain: Take Spanish out of the textbook andinto the real world of contemporary Spain -learning abo...
i-Ed Country ConnectionsRussia: From Russia With Love:Peace, Language and Understandingfor High School Educators andStuden...
i-Ed Country ConnectionsEl Salvador: Understanding YourStudents from El SalvadorImmigration and the impact it has onboth t...
i-Ed Country ConnectionsSenegal: West Africa and theAfrican-American ConnectionWest Africa and America share so muchcommon...
i-Ed Country ConnectionsSenegal: Peace for Prosperity YouthLeadership ProgramThe program includes six peace youthleadershi...
i-Ed Travel SafetyHealth clearance/insurance required*Vaccination documentationCDC,WHO, and State Departmentbriefing mater...
About i-EdEstablished as a woman owned, 501c3nonprofit, i-Ed works with the K-12student and educator community toprovide i...
i-Ed ContactCarole Robertson-Fenni-Ed, Inc.Cell)301-467-6059Office) 240-345-9288Skype:carolefennE-mails:carolefenn@i-Edonl...
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  1. 1. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXCHANGE TO BUILD 21STCENTURY JOB SKILLSCOLLEGE AND CAREER EDGE NEEDED TO BE COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL WORKPLACEi-Edi-edonline.orgSaturday, March 30, 13
  2. 2. i-Ed Missioni-Ed works with the global studentand educator community to providetechnical assistance, internationaleducation,training and exchangeprograms to enhance internationalunderstanding and promote 21stCentury workforce skills.Saturday, March 30, 13
  3. 3. i-Ed The NEED• Job applicants face greatercompetition in the global market andmust have leading edge, adaptableskills.• Global economy is increasingly linked,so knowledge of global/issues trendsis essential.• Rising generations must be able tooperate across cultures - foreignlanguage is essential.• Work internationally to achieve fullearning potential.Saturday, March 30, 13
  4. 4. i-EdThe Impact of Study AbroadClarifies the direction youth mighttake in a career thus impactingcollege degree options, collegechoice, and internships during studybreaks to provide exposure toemployers. (Better before college forgreater impact)Provides a new perspective onacademic work, renewing itsimportance and relates it to collegeand job search.Saturday, March 30, 13
  5. 5. i-EdThe Impact of Study AbroadSets students apart from othercollege applicants for an admissionsand scholarship advantage.Builds valuable new interculturalskills,people skills, and eventechnical competencies thatemployers seek.Gives students new maturity,competence and confidence by usingforeign language skills,navigating anew culture, ability to rely on oneselfwith caring adults and friends awayfrom home.Saturday, March 30, 13
  6. 6. i-Ed Educator ImpactGives educators a chance to conferwith global colleagues doing bestpractice work or provide consultation tothose who need help to polishcommunity service record.Allows teachers to internationalize anddigitize and enrich curriculum andprovide new career educationinformation.Gives teachers a chance to becometeacher leaders by mentoring teachersfrom developing countries or providingboost to overseas youth.Saturday, March 30, 13
  7. 7. i-Ed Career ComponentsCareer educational activities are woventhroughout the study abroad programs.We started with a focus on languageand culture linked to technicalskills,international business andinternational development. Ourprogram in Spain examinesmuseum,film, and hospitality careers.Our program in Russia (and Senegalnext year) looks at careers in Peaceand Conflict resolution and English as aSecond Language. We will move ontoScience,Technology,Engineering, andMath in the coming months as we grow.Saturday, March 30, 13
  8. 8. Before TripVirtual connections tointernational peers, teachers,and potential employers in thetarget country.Joint digital project benefitingAmerican and InternationalSchool.On-line country specific courseson history,culture, currentaffairs, cross culturalorientation and more...Creation of e-Books on targetcountry and USAPre-trip prep A-Z includingInternational DayDuring TripCultural immersion tours ....Maximum language andcultural interactionCareer, youth leadership,STEM, and internationalstudies activitiesCommunity service with peerschools along trip routeTrip projectTrip support A-ZPost TripDigital trip presentations to peers,parents, and potential employersNetwork for ongoing learning,college advising, scholarships,internship opportunities,additional study/work abroadoptions, and career mentoring.Alumni tracking to determineprogram impactTextWhat sets i-Ed apart?Saturday, March 30, 13
  9. 9. i-Ed Study Abroad ProgramElementsLLaL LLaLLLaL LLaLLanguage- Intense language instruction 4 hours/day-Linked to AP exams when possible- Daily quizzes,homework,examsCulture and thematic learning-Cross-cultural orientation- History,culture, and current affairs- Special topics based on locality- New skills,new technologiesCareer Mapping- Briefings from professionals on typesof jobs and career paths-Visits to companies- Career lesson plans and trip projectsCommunity Service/Leadership- Help on community projects- Leadership development- Critical thinking, problem solving- Interaction with peers to solveproblemsSaturday, March 30, 13
  10. 10. i-Ed Country ConnectionsSpain: Take Spanish out of the textbook andinto the real world of contemporary Spain -learning about its ancient past and currentEuropean Union issues. Accelerate spanishlanguage and literature for the AP exam whileenjoying the best Spain has to offer. Explorecareers where Spanish is needed.June 15-August 3, 2013 or 2014 S/TChina: Chinese, Culture and Careers for HighSchool Educators and Students. A countrypoised to shape the 21st century,China is acountry worth learning about to explore itsfascinating history and culture and understandhow its rising position in the world is impactingglobal trends. Prepare students to work,study,or travel in China.June 15-August 3, 2013 or 2014 S/TSaturday, March 30, 13
  11. 11. i-Ed Country ConnectionsRussia: From Russia With Love:Peace, Language and Understandingfor High School Educators andStudents This program is a PeaceCamp and Russian language andculture exchange with students andteachers from the U.S. and Russia.Youth leaders find ways to increasetolerance and find tools for conflictresolution before it escalates intoviolence. Students get exposure tointernational careers and collegedegree options where Russian is key.June 15-August 3, 2013 or 2014 S/TSaturday, March 30, 13
  12. 12. i-Ed Country ConnectionsEl Salvador: Understanding YourStudents from El SalvadorImmigration and the impact it has onboth the US and El Salvador, with aspecific focus on how it affectseducation. The program will coverbest practices,services, andeducational materials developed forSalvadorian immigrants.July 8-18, 2013 or 2014 TSaturday, March 30, 13
  13. 13. i-Ed Country ConnectionsSenegal: West Africa and theAfrican-American ConnectionWest Africa and America share so muchcommon heritage! That legacy remains today ineverything from food,music, art, architecture,religion, and the vibrant African- Americandiaspora that lives on today. This courseprovides an overview of West African historyand its connection with the Americas. It looks atthe cultural heritage that remains and providesan overview of Senegalese culture and currentevents today for visiting Americans. We alsoexamine careers in international development.S/TJune 20-August 2, 2014Saturday, March 30, 13
  14. 14. i-Ed Country ConnectionsSenegal: Peace for Prosperity YouthLeadership ProgramThe program includes six peace youthleadership modules combined withopportunities to enjoy Senegal’s vibrantart,culture, history, and nature whileexploring careers in peace and conflictresolution or various jobs in internationaldevelopment. Students learn ways to workacross cultural and worldview differences bydrawing on a range of creative tools such asusing art, the power of storytelling,improvtechniques, games, interactive multi-media,and simulations to prevent, understand, andtransform conflict.This i-Ed initiative was inspired by the 2001 PBStelevision program: Tutu and Franklin: A JourneyTowards Peace.tentative dates June 20-August 2, 2014Saturday, March 30, 13
  15. 15. i-Ed Travel SafetyHealth clearance/insurance required*Vaccination documentationCDC,WHO, and State Departmentbriefing materialsU.S. Embassy registrationLocal cell phones/cards issuedInternet access made available8/1 student to chaperon ratio24/7 monitoring and availability by i-EdWorld class hospitals availableSaturday, March 30, 13
  16. 16. About i-EdEstablished as a woman owned, 501c3nonprofit, i-Ed works with the K-12student and educator community toprovide international education,trainingand exchange programs to enhanceglobal understanding and promote 21stCentury workforce skills.Our key people are leaders ininternational education - Leesa Kaplan,Ph.D., Carole Robertson-Fenn, SusanBouldin.Saturday, March 30, 13
  17. 17. i-Ed ContactCarole Robertson-Fenni-Ed, Inc.Cell)301-467-6059Office) 240-345-9288Skype:carolefennE-mails:carolefenn@i-Edonline.orgorinfo@i-edonline.orgURL: http://www.i-edonline.orghttp://www.facebook.com/iEdonline.orgTwitter: @iEdonlineorg- Brochure and applications available now- Register early for best airfare, less hasslefor passport, health and visa clearanceSaturday, March 30, 13

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