The Partnership for Youth (P4Y) Global Learning in Action: Destination Cambodia provides high school students (in grades 9-11) and teachers in U.S. schools (public or private) with a unique opportunity for experiential and action-based learning in Cambodia.
Taking place in Hiroshima, Japan, this youth forum is designed to promote mutual understanding, strengthen ties, and create opportunities for Japanese and American schools to work with one another and with counterparts in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Asia Literacy Challenge provides a flexible teaching program with a three-tier platform that engages students in acquiring knowledge about Asia, a region of enormous consequence to the global economy and world affairs.
The East-West Center’s AsiaPacificEd Program is a leader in providing Asia-focused learning and cross-cultural exchange opportunities for K-12 teachers and students across the United States and the Asia Pacific region.
The Mekong is the economic and cultural artery of Southeast Asia. When upstream dams block the flow of water, however, the consequences, along with anger and fear, ripple far downstream and bring division among peoples worried about their welfare. (Source: IUCN Youth Voices/Think Tank: Sharing the Mekong)
Out of all the professional development programs I have attended, this was the best. It taught content but it also gave us ways to use this knowledge in the classroom. The interaction among the participants and the presenters added to the powerful impact.
A lot of knowledge and thinking about Pearl Harbor and WWII that I got in this workshop is not well known in Japan, so I will share them with not only my students but my colleagues as well.
After 20 years of teaching, I feel that this was the best and most influential workshop I have attended.