Diplomacy Classroom: The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Experience
This Diplomacy Classroom, NMAD celebrated the Fulbright Teacher Program in honor of its 75th anniversary. With our guest from the Teacher Exchange Branch in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Kayla Gatalica, we discussed the mission of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and the impact it has on teachers and students in the United States and around the world. We explored how teachers can take advantage of exchange opportunities and become diplomats, inspiring a global outlook and global competence in their students. Turtle Haste, a Teacher Exchange alumna who traveled to the Republic of Georgia joined us to close out the discussion to reflect on her experiences in Ghana and Georgia. Learn more about this long-standing exchange program through the timestamps below:
T-shirt marking 50th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Greece. Operating since 1948, it is the oldest Fulbright Program in Europe. The Fulbright Program’s international educational exchanges – sponsored by the U.S. government – aim to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries.
For roughly 200 years prior to 1911, what is today the nation of Mongolia was contained within the territorial borders of the Empire of China. After the collapse of that empire, a group of Mongolia nationalists established a new republic in 1924, with the assistance of the Soviet Union. Mongolians affirmed their…