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New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available

On January 19, 2017 the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society offered the Open Licensing Playbook to the State Department. The Playbook is a tool for federal agencies interested in developing grant-supported open licensing projects.

U.S. Department of State Pilots Open Educational Resources

In 2015, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Collaboratory launched and ran three open education pilots as part of our commitment to the second U.S. Open Government National Action Plan. One year in, the Collaboratory examined all three pilots and shared lessons learned from these programs.

Institute for Design & Public Policy @ RISD

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The inaugural Summer Institute for Design and Public Policy is a partnership between the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Institute was hosted August 2-8, 2015 on the RISD campus in Providence, RI.

American University Students Conduct First Student Led Virtual Exchange, and Connect with Students Around the World

Twenty undergraduate students at American University’s School of International Service designed and piloted their own virtual exchanges with students from Brazil, the Czech Republic, India, Japan, Kenya and Morocco.

Mandela Washington Fellows and Mentees Connected for Social Change

Connect Camps bring together Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni and their mentees to share expertise, learn about human-centered design, test entrepreneurial approaches, and work with low-bandwidth technology for collaboration.

First Virtual IVLP Exchange Promotes Environmental Sustainability and Innovative NGO Partnerships

The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) hosts first-ever virtual exchange program for Icelandic environmental NGO professionals

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What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

A New Type of Film Workshop - In The Cloud

When the AFS program in Egypt was postponed due to security reasons, ECA was inspired to adopt a new method used by Tiffany Shlain, an AFS participant and leader in filmmaking and technology.

People to People: Design Thinking at State Department

By looking at exchange programs through a participatory lens based on user design and design thinking principles, we create a culture of creativity and innovation in the workplace.

Welcoming First Class of Mandela Washington Fellows to ECA's Alumni Network and Resources

During the 2014 President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Summit in Washington D.C., the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Collaboratory and Alumni Affairs Division engaged with the first class of Mandela Washington Fellows.

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