In this Issue:
Dates and Deadlines:

Friday, November 29
Standards Institute session proposal deadline: Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management
 
Wednesday, December 4
Travel grant application deadline for Tenth Annual Forum Conference

Wednesday, December 11
Ron Koehn Conference Grant Award deadline for Tenth Annual Forum Conference
 
Friday, December 13
Full-day workshop at VCU: Student Learning, Development and the Academic Framework of Education Abroad

Deadline to submit lunchtime conversation topics for the Annual Conference

Friday, January 31
Early-bird registration deadline for Tenth Annual Forum Conference

Thursday, February 27
Full-day workshop in Indianapolis: Developing Supportive Programs & Improving Student Experiences Abroad

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Standards Institute on Curriculum, Teaching and Education Abroad

Over one hundred colleagues convened at last week’s Standards of Good Practice Institute on “Curriculum, Teaching and Education Abroad,” hosted by the University of Minnesota’s Learning Abroad Center. This Institute, dedicated to identifying and understanding an array of approaches to curriculum design and teaching in education abroad,  provided over a dozen new and provocative sessions. In addition, the first Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design was presented to Alice Layton of Lesley University’s Guyana Lesley Abroad Service Semester. Presenters’ slides will be available on the Forum website in the coming weeks. The Forum thanks co-chairs Martin Hogan and Christine Anderson and the Institute Planning Committee for their efforts to insure the high quality of the presentations that were given. The Forum also wishes to express its thanks to the University of Minnesota for hosting this event.




Deadline for Proposals: Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management

The Forum is accepting session proposals for the 5th Standards of Good Practice Institute on "Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management." The Institute will be held at the University of Denver on June 20, 2014, immediately preceding the Annual Conference of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) in Denver, CO.

For more information, and to submit a proposal, click here. Proposals are due by Friday, November 29.



*Photo credit: This issue's photo comes to us from Sant’Anna Institute/Sorrento Lingue.
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