The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. The Center’s AsiaPacificEd Program for Schools supports the Center’s mission by providing global learning and exchange opportunities for educators and students in the United States and in the Asia Pacific region.
Designed to foster understanding, personal exchange, dialogue, and cooperation at the grassroots level, AsiaPacificEd programs:
- Provide unique experiential learning opportunities through travel seminars in Asia for US educators and students and US residency programs for educators and students from the Asia Pacific region.
- Engage educators and students in intensive study of important topics and issues in world history and cultures as well as analysis on critical issues of common concern through workshops, institutes, symposia, and online programming.
- Promote environmental stewardship, social justice and responsibility, diversity, and peacemaking by engaging students and educators in service learning projects that bring diverse communities together.
In short, AsiaPacificEd programs provide multiple pathways for educators and students to develop 21st century knowledge and skills, foster lifelong learning, and make unsurpassed Asia Pacific connections. Click here to learn how you can take part in learning that makes a lasting difference.