Since 1998, iEARN has been privileged to work with the US State Department to develop programs and projects to foster strong relations between the West and the Islamic world. Our efforts have focused on direct student and teacher interaction to build trust, mutual understanding, and a commitment to shared goals. Highlights include: the Kennedy-Lugar Youth […]Read more "Introducing the Chris Stevens Youth Network"
Today, iEARN-Lebanon is hosting its first teacher’s workshop of the new year, and the team at iEARN-USA sends its greetings to all participants. We’re privileged to begin our 14th year collaborating with our Lebanese peers, who have helped pioneer online project-based learning in their country under the auspices of the International Education Association (IEA), a […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Lebanon"
Few countries have been transformed in the past 18 months as much as Tunisia. TEARN (Tunisian Education And Resource Network), under the guidance of president and Global Education Conference keynoter Héla Nafti, has also transformed itself, becoming one of the first post-revolution education NGOs in the country. A pioneer of K-12 online collaborative projects in Tunisia […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Tunisia"
[Editor’s Note: listening to the video above while reading this post may enhance the overall experience.] Building off the momentum of the 2009 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit in Ifrane, the Moroccan Education and Resource Network (MEARN), a non-profit organization founded in 1999 by Moroccan educators for the empowerment of all Moroccan children and […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Morocco"
As recounted in the previous post, the Global Connections and Exchange Program was built upon an earlier iEARN and US Department of State partnership program called CIVICS: Community Voices, Collaborative Solutions. CIVICS began in 1999 as a one-year pilot program to support two educators in each of six countries—Egypt, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Sri […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Syria"