Posted by: gillroe | November 5, 2010

Celebrate International Education Week!

November 15th – 19th 2010 is International Education Week and 2010 is the 11th anniversary of the launch of this joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education that is now celebrated in more than 100 countries worldwide!

Some facts from the US Departments of State and Education:

  • According to Open Doors, 262,416 U.S. students studied abroad in 2007/08 and 671,616 international students from over 200 countries studied in the U.S. during the same period.
  • International education is also a vital service industry, bringing more than $17.7 billion into the U.S. economy in 2008/09.
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    University College Cork is organising a conference to mark international education week:

    Inter-changes:  International Education Policy & Provision in Ireland . 18th – 19th November 2010

    Let us know what you are doing and we will pass on the details!

    For more information and ideas about activities for International Education Week, check out http://iew.state.gov/

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