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AIED Opens International Department at Tiajin Yaohua High School

This September, AIED Council and Yaohua High School opened the doors to the newly-formed International Department's first cohort of students. Designed for students wishing to matriculate into Western university systems, the curriculum in this program will create academic and professional leaders who will thrive in this ever increasing globalized world.

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AIED Council’s second educational tour season has come to a close. All of our students and participants had successful journeys here in the US, and all have safely returned back to China. Along with this success, our East Coast programming has garnered attention from one New York TV station, SinoVision...

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Sharing our Vision

As AIED Council’s #ChinaEd infographic illustrates, international education in China is booming. Not only are Chinese students crossing the world to soak up education in other countries, students from around the globe are flocking to China, as it is quickly becoming a global player in every business sector...

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Education of Civilizations

In 1992, Samuel Huntington wrote about the impending “Clash of Civilizations.” He posited that we were all doomed to an eventual struggle for world supremacy. Dr. Steve Robinson, President of Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), a consortium of over 370 independent elementary and secondary schools, countered this clashing notion...

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Head East, then West: An Interview with the FarWestChina Website

Today, China is a global education hot spot. Many Westerners are moving to China with hopes of finding a career in this rising economic power. Getting a foot in this door often time comes in the form of teaching English...

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#ChinaEd Global Education Hot Spot Infographic Sources

AIED Council created the #ChinaEd infographic to easier illustrate facts on international student intake and outtake from China, in a fun and interesting way. Feel free to share, blog, or post this infographic.   


Helping China's 99%

AIED Council representatives recently attended a “conversation about China’s 99%” by a panel of China experts jointly hosted by Dissent magazine and the India China Institute at The New School.


AIED Council Participates at Harvard's Chinese Education Conference

AIED Council’s VP and Program Director Chuck Yang attended Harvard University’s “China’s Education Reform in the Globalized World” conference, hosted by the China Education Symposium, on May 17-18.   


International, But Not Global?

AIED Council hosted the 2013 International Education Development Forum on April 9-11 in Beijing. We had many fine speakers throughout the event, which had the theme of "Opening the Door and Creating a Culturally Powerful Country." We will be rolling out articles on the event over the next few weeks for our continuing forum and conference coverage. 


AIED’s Own “World Culture Kid”

Through our social media outreach, we stumble upon many great blogs, organizations, and people who share commonalities with AIED Council’s own goals and mission. The Mama Similes blog was the most recent connection that agreed to collaborate with us for a post.


AIED Council on Voice of America

VOA Student Union has published one of AIED Council’s own exchange student’s accounts. This was Meihan Zeng, from China, on her exchange at Bishop George Ahr in Menlo Park, NJ. Please go check out Meihan’s story and the rest of the wonderful VOA Student Union blog.


AIED Council’s 2013 International Education Development Forum

AIED Council has been working hard to ensure that our goals, missions, and values are being met with everything that we do. This dedication from our China and US teams culminated on April 11 as AIED hosted the 2013 International Education Development Forum in Beijing.


Lessons from the Experts: How Exchange Students Can Help Teach Their Native Tongue

The advantage of having a foreign student in your school or classroom is exponential. Not only will your students and staff gain critical cultural understanding, but there is also an academic benefit from these exchanges. This benefit is connected to bringing an “expert” into the classroom.


AIED Council's Grant Hunt

Grants are the lifeblood for non-profits. They provide the funding needed to survive, grow, and implement programming. Without them, an organization cannot maximize its mission or purpose.AIED Council has been lucky enough to receive funding in its initial founding phase.


Second Visit to Friends Seminary

The American International Education Development (AIED) Council School Outreach Specialist Martta Sareva and her team Erik Anderson and Stephanie Realegeno visited Friends Seminary on February 27, 2012. Friends Seminary is a school for grades K-12th located a couple of blocks away from Union Square. 


Murdoch and Kenzo Talk Art, Media, and Education

Two members of the AIED Council team, Shimeng Sun and Ryan Allen, attended a lecture by Wendi Deng Murdoch and Kenzo Digital hosted by the Asia Society on March 4, 2013.Murdoch recently founded the website, which is a site aimed at giving art gallery access to the masses around the world.


China's Strategies for World-class Universities

AIED Council staff members are always looking for opportunities to boost their intellectual knowledge of all subjects related to international education. Teachers College-Columbia University recently offered one such opportunity to do so as its Center on Chinese Education hosted Professor Baocun Liu of Beijing Normal ...


AIED Council Visits the Chapin School

As AIED Council continues to grow and expand, establishing school relationships will become our foundation. The School Outreach team, led by Martta Sareva, recently visited the Chapin School looking to establish a future partnership.


Visit to Academy of St.Joseph

This time, AIED Council Program Director Chuck Yang and School Outreach Specialist Martta Sareva visited a school a little closer to home. The Academy of St. Joseph is housed in a beautiful six storey building in the heart of Greenwich Village, just a few subway stops away from the NY AIED Headquarters.


AIED Council Visits Bishop George Ahr High School

AIED Council Vice President Chuck Yang and Project Management Intern Aziza Moirabou visited Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison, New Jersey for the third time on January 7th, 2013. Mr. Yang and Mrs.Moirabou met with Librarian Sharon Taub, School Teacher Mr. Lei Liang and ...


AIED Council Visits Soundview Preparatory School

AIED Council Vice President Chuck Yang and VP Assistant Frederica Li visited Soundview Preparatory School in Yorktown Heights, NY on December 7th. It was Mr. Yang’s second visit to the school.


AIED Council Visits Marlborough School

AIED Council Vice President Chuck Yang and Education Outreach Specialist Martta Sareva visited the Marlborough School in Los Angeles,California on November 29.he Marlborough School is an independent girl school founded in 1889.They boast strong academics in all subjects with dedicated faculty.


AIED VP Chuck Yang Visits Bishop George Ahr High School

AIED Council Vice President Chuck Yang visited Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison, New Jersey for the second time on November 27th. Mr. Yang met with the representative of the host family for the CESILE program Mrs. Stephanie Lett and School Teacher Mr. Lei Liang.


AIED VP Chuck Yang Visits Shorecrest Preparatory School

AIED Council Vice President Chuck Yang visited Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida on November 16th. Mr. Yang met with Head of School Michael Murphy, Director of Admissions Dr. Jean Spencer-Carnes, and Dean of faculty.


Delegation of Prestigious American High School Headmasters Visited AIED China

President of SAIS Dr. Steve Robinson led a group of American high school headmasters to visit Beijing between October 30-November 2. AIED China hosted the delegation and guided the group to tour the historic city of Beijing.


AIED Vice President Chuck Yang meets with Vanderbilt University Assistant Director of Admissions Jan Deike

September 27, 2012.As part of the AIED school outreach campaign, AIED Vice President Chuck yang invited Ms. Jan Deike from Vanderbilt University to visit AIED headquarters in New York.


AIED opens representative office in Beijing

To further its mission in international education development, AIED opens its representative office in Beijing in September 2012. The representative office will undertake the role of maintaining and strengthening relationships with schools in China.


2013 Chinese Elite Students Immersive Learning Exchange (CESILE) Program Schedule Announced

The tentative schedule of 2013 CESILE program has been announced. The program will take place between January 28 - February 12 at schools that offer 7-12 grades all across the country. AIED continues to invite schools to participate as an AIED host school.


AIED announces strategic partnership with 15 schools in China

To better serve American schools and organizations and help them get access to schools in China, AIED established strategic partnerships with 15 schools in China. Among these schools are some of the most prestigious high schools in China such as Tianjin Yaohua High School.


AIED partners with educational tour company All Aboard Tours & Travel to host CESILE 2013

All Aboard Tours & Travel is a leader in the educational student tour industry with over 30 years of experience. The company had developed a new division called U.S. University Tours to help international students visit American campuses and experience American universities at first hand.


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