Upcoming International Visitor Leadership Program Projects

Every year, Global Ties Arizona hosts dozens of IVLP Projects and hundreds of International Visitors.  Contact us to learn how to engage with the visitors.  This list is updated regularly.  You can read about past projects here.

Transforming Education in the Digital Age - A Project for Armenia - March 9-13, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Explore the tendencies and successes of e‑learning strategies at U.S. education institutions and how technologies are incorporated in the educational process;
  • Observe the teaching methodology where learning environments focus on problem‑centered and inquiry‑based activities, authentic settings and examples; and where teachers are using interactive teaching methods, ICT and acting often as coaches and mentors rather than just information and content experts;
  • Explore the platforms, software and other online tools with developing teams (IT companies) to better understand the process, the best practices that could be used in developing e‑resources in Armenia and the flexibility of adjustments to those resources considering the rapid developments in IT sector;
  • Understand how the State deals with border issues, education and technology for a diverse and changing student population.
International Adoption - A Project for Kenya - March 16-20, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Discover alternatives care services and foster programs
  • Review best practices to enhance services for children in foster care programs
  • Examine Arizona’s approach arranging care and placement
  • Understand the effects of nonprofit partnerships in alternative care
Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: New and Traditional Broadcast Media - Multiple Countries - April 9-13, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Examine the structure, practices, and future of broadcast journalism in the U.S.
  • Explore the crucial role of responsibility and accuracy in reporting in a democracy
  • Examine how broadcast media influences and reflects American society
  • Demonstrate the influence of social media and digital technologies on how citizens use and share information
Financial Sustainability in Higher Education - A Project for Georgia - April 24-30, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Review current trends and challenges higher education poses for low income students
  • Examine how universities are providing economic relief for higher education
  • Explore how scholarships assist students in reaching educational goals
  • Understand the effects of financial stability for college students
Global Investment Practices in the U.S. - A Project for China - April 27 - May 1, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Explain the role and structure of ethics in government and business in the United States and illustrate the principles underlying transparency and accountability;
  • Examine similarities and differences in ethical standards between government and the private sector in the United States;
  • Address international efforts to strengthen the integrity of governments and businesses worldwide;
  • Explore the effect of transparency on trade, investments and economic development;
  • Demonstrate the benefits of transparency and sustainable project development;
  • Examine the importance of social responsibility for companies investing abroad;
The Hague Abduction Convention - A Project for India - May 10-15, 2019

This project will explore the following themes:

  • Examine child custody laws and social welfare advocacy for victims of domestic violence;
  • Understand the impact of child abduction on parents and families;
  • Explore U.S. family law cases and discuss protective services;
  • Learn about protective services, social, advocacy organizations and shelters;

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