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International Education Week • November 12-16, 2012

Celebrating Global Engagement at UVM

Celebrated worldwide, International Education Week provides an opportunity to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange; to express appreciation for staff, students and scholars who work, study and teach here; and to commend the millions of people who build and strengthen bridges of international understanding by organizing and participating in exchange programs.

My Wonderful World
Global IQ Quiz

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
OF THE WORLD!

Take the Continent IQ Quiz

Take the Cultural Geography IQ Quiz

Take the Physical & Cultural Geography IQ Quiz

The Department of State and the Department of Education are pleased to partner with the National Geographic Society, which has provided questions from previous National Geographic Bee competitions for this year's Global IQ Quiz.

I Stand For Peace
Other Activities

Study Abroad Video Montage: A collection of over 200 photos submitted by students studying abroad are being combined into a video montage which will be posted on the IEW website and on Facebook. The deadline for submitting photos was September 24th.

Flat Stanley and Stella

To celebrate International Education Week, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education are proud to participate in the Flat Stanley Project. You are invited to take photos of Flat Stanley — and his friend, Flat Stella — at your school, institution, local landmarks, etc., and submit them to the IEW web site. Download Flat Stanley/Flat Stella and view suggestions on how to submit your photos.

Department of Education
U.S. Dept of Education
Secretary, Arne Duncan

U. S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan gives a welcoming message for International Education Week 2012. This year, the United States celebrates the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the historic act which opened the doors of athletics to millions of girls and young women. It’s one of the great educational and civil rights success stories of our time. This year, the United States celebrates the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the historic act which opened the doors of athletics to millions of girls and young women. It’s one of the great educational and civil rights success stories of our time. As First Lady Michelle Obama described at the launch of the Let’s Move! health initiative, “The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.” see video | read transcript

Last modified October 15 2012 11:33 AM

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