Building Bridges Through Virtual International Education

Virtual exchange is online education that brings young people together in virtual classrooms with their peers around the world. These low-cost programs are uniquely capable of reaching those who do not have access to international education. Virtual exchange combines technology and curriculum to give young people cross-cultural competency and 21st century skills—language, collaboration, digital literacy, and problem-solving—to navigate an increasingly interconnected world.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2016

Watch and Listen: World

Barack Obama came into office promising a new American foreign policy. Did he deliver? Did the president successfully... See more
Our signature event, the 2016 Afternoon of Conversation hosts an audience of more than 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent... See more
What do today's Republicans believe America's role in the world should be? The GOP's presumptive nominee... See more
The United States can’t win the battle against terrorism abroad if it is vulnerable at home. In the era of ISIS,... See more
Secretary of State John Kerry at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2016 See more
In the 1930s, the Great Depression reversed a long trend towards globalization: Borders were shut, trade was halted,... See more

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