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What Is The US J-1 Visa For Teachers And What Should You Know About It?

The US J-1 visa is a very interesting visa under the non-immigrant category. It is used to allow teachers, exchange visitors, and scholars to participate in US programs promoting cultural exchanges. In most situations, the visa is used to get business or medical training in the country, but other situations do apply. Applicants have to meet strict eligibility criteria that are much stricter than the ESTA based visa waiver program.

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Things to look into before choosing your child’s school

Finding the right school is one of the most important decisions that all of us parents may struggle with every time we’re in the situation. In this article, we’ll provide you with some counsel, which should help you in making the right decision.

Global Education: How to Conquer Global Intolerance

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Global Education: How to Conquer Global Intolerance

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Scotland's Saltire Scholarships for Higher Education

Overview: The Saltire Scholarship is a substantial programme of scholarships, offering up to 100 awards, each worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters, or PhD course. This is offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions, and is available for students from Canada, China, India, Pakistan and the USA.

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Global Perspectives: Professional Learning Communities in International Schools

Community building must become the heart of any school improvement.
~Thomas Sergiovanni

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3 Things That Hold You Back from a Happier Re-entry

You’re (going) home after an amazing experience abroad. You probably feeling sad, conflicted, and maybe even a little lost.

I’ll let you in on a little secret…there are ways to make re-entry a happier experience.

It's true! Just today, one of my tribe members told me that they now feel "more positive and excited about the whole re-entry process!” I love hearing that! 

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Bring Paris & Francophone culture to your classroom

It's no secret that Paris, the City of Light, has long been a tourist favorite. Why?  For starters, Paris undoubtedly hosts some of the most well-known museums, monuments and historical sites that have inspired authors and artists for centuries.

Bring Paris & Francophone culture to your classroom

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The Re-Entry Relaunch Roadmap: Find Your Next Global Adventure

You know that feeling you get when you come home from being overseas, and you just feel BLAH?! That's reverse culture shock, and it's not easy to deal with. Some people avoid it by spending much of their lives abroad (and that's a whole different story). But what if you're back home, and trying to readjust? Well, my friend Cate has a fantastic new workbook that WILL change your life. 

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Library of Congress Hosts Online Conference for Educators

As the new school year gets into full swing, the Library of Congress will bring teachers and education experts from across the nation together in its second annual online conference for educators. This free two-day event, "Discover and Explore with Library of Congress Primary Sources," will be held October 25-26, from 4-8 p.m. EDT and will be open to K-12 educators from across all teaching disciplines. Last year's event brought together more than 1,500 participants for the sessions.

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Opportunity for US Teachers: Travel to Ghana for Professional Development

ACCRA AND KUMAWU, GHANA.  August 17 - August 24th, 2016. Want to go?

Opportunity for US Teachers: Travel to Ghana for Professional Development

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