The Forum Council invites nominations for election to the Council. Five positions are open this year, and the Forum welcomes nominations from colleagues who can dedicate their time and provide their expertise to Forum projects. Learn more
A project of the working group on Strategic Alliances, Infrastructure and Resources (STAIR), this survey collects further data on education abroad administration (advising and program management) that includes workload, salaries, and job descriptions. The topics being surveyed are critical to understanding current practices in education abroad, and are not addressed by any other organization. Learn more
In advance of the launch of the live Critical Incident Database, members are invited to use the template to collect and manage essential incident information for their programs and students abroad.
The Forum on Education Abroad welcomes as members all institutions of higher education, organizations, and agencies who are committed to improving education abroad. Members join a community that sets the Standards of Good Practice for the field and they receive the many benefits and services offered by the Forum.
Benefits of institutional membership include:
- Discounts on the Annual Forum Conference; regional workshops, Fireside Dialogues and webinars;
- Ability to host Customized Standards of Good Practice Workshops for your institution or region;
- Participation in "Understanding the Standards" webinars;
- Access to the comprehensive Standards Toolbox
- Learn more: See the complete list of membership benefits and details on how to join
Interested in initiating a project or working group? Let us know: New Project-New Working Group.
The Curriculum Cooperative is an online resource center where faculty and administrators from Forum member institutions and organizations share their unique approaches to encouraging student learning abroad. The Cooperative contains education abroad course and program profiles, as well as interviews with faculty and administrators, sample syllabi, and more. Contributions will be accepted an on ongoing basis, and updates to the Cooperative will be made continuously.
Visit the Cooperative to view interviews such as this:
Learn more about the Curriculum Cooperative and other initiatives related to Education Abroad curriculum design.
The Standards Institute on Curriculum, Teaching and Education Abroad will be held on November 19, 2013 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. The deadline to submit session proposals is June 1.
Events and Training
The Standards of Good Practice Institute, "Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management," will be held on June 20, 2013 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Learn more
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Upcoming workshop topics include Code of Ethics in Austin, TX; and Standard 7 in Italy.
The final webinar in this series, Standard 9: Ethics and Integrity, has been scheduled for June 4 at 12pm (EDT). Available to Forum members only. Learn more
Click on the highlighted dates below to see details on upcoming Forum events and trainings.
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