International Education Week

We invite you to take part in a series of events to bring attention to the refugee crisis and how children caught up in the crisis suffer educationally and emotionally.


Monday, November 14

Let’s Talk About Refugees: Talking to Teens About Refugees

4-5:15pm in EDUC-3275
Presentation by Jedrzej Witkowski, head of youth programs at the Center for Citizenship Education in Warsaw, Poland.


Tuesday, November 15

Cultural Games

11am-1pm in the School of Education Atrium

Explore various world cultures by interacting with games and language. This will be a great opportunity for teachers to find engaging activities to use in your classrooms.

This program is offered in partnership with international IU flagship offices and Title VI Centers.

International Flagship Centers

Title VI Centers


Salam Neighbor

Film screening and discussion
5:30pm in the School of Education Auditorium

Salam Neighbor is an award-winning film and campaign to connect the world to refugees. Immerse into the life of a Syrian refugee through the journey of Chris and Zach, the first film makers allowed to be registered and given a tent inside of a refugee camp.

This screening is co-sponsored with IU School of Global and International Studies.


Wednesday, November 16

Through a Lens, Lightly: Exemplary Global Education Practices

Film screening and discussion
11am-12:45pm in EDUC-2101

Unveiling exemplary global & national early childhood and inclusive education practices with film producer Jacky Comforty.

Sponsored by Early Childhood programs; The Foundations of Education; and the Faculty Development Committee; in conjunction with The Learning Project.