It’s Day 24 of the #30daysofAFS Photo Challenge! Show your home country pride by sharing a picture with your flag. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect.
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Let's confront hateful speech with thoughtful dialogue. Let's welcome our differences, instead of ignoring them. Let's recognize our prejudices and strive to overcome them by seeking diversity. As global citizens, the more just and peaceful world that we want must be for everyone.

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What was the happiest moment during your AFS experience?

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Welcome happiness by hosting an AFSer! Find out how hosting works at afs.org/host-an-afser.

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It’s Day 18 of the #30daysofAFS Photo Challenge! More than halfway there! With school in full swing, you’ve met many of your new classmates. Today’s topic is sharing a picture with them. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect.

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Becoming a global citizen doesn't have to be complicated! Check out these 6 simple and effective steps to introduce global competence and intercultural topics in schools and classrooms anywhere.

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How to integrate intercultural learning into your classroom | AFS Intercultural Programs

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It’s Day 12 of the #30daysofAFS Photo Challenge! Remember, it’s never too late to start! You’ve already met AFSers from around the world, so share a picture with your new friends. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect.

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Interested in global issues, able to take diverse perspectives, engaged with people from different cultures, and acting towards greater good? Teenagers who show these characteristics can expect high scores on a new test of global competence. Find out more in our interview with OECD.

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New test to assess global competence of teenagers worldwide | AFS Intercultural Programs

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International Women's Day is a great opportunity to honor efforts to reach gender equality, while celebrating the social, cultural, economic and other achievements of women. Let’s #BeBoldForChange and continue to recognize the important leadership of women around the world!

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Celebrating Working Women: International Women's Day

Kronos and Xplane created this video in honor of International Women's Day (March 8th). The purpose of this video is to provide viewers with a look at severa...

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It’s Day 6 of the #30daysofAFS Photo Challenge! Have you been keeping up? Today’s topic is about your host parents, so share a picture with them! Don’t forget to use the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect.

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It’s Day 1 of the #30daysofAFS Photo Challenge! Share a selfie with 5 facts to help fellow AFSers get to know you better! Don’t forget to use the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect.

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Start your AFS experience with a 30 day photo challenge! Each day has a different topic. All AFSers are welcome to join the challenge! Simply share your daily picture using the hashtags #30daysofAFS and #AFSeffect. Each day we will be featuring AFSers from around the world.
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Learning a new language is tough, but you have to start somewhere! How would do you say these words in your language?
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AFS is saddened to announce the death of AFS World War II volunteer and Life Trustee Ward B. Chamberlin, Jr., who passed away on February 23, 2017.

As AFSers we are all influenced by Ward's incredible legacy and the organization he helped to create and then shape. We thank him for his commitment to the belief that the AFS experience could change people's lives, as well as his pioneering...
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Ward B. Chamberlin, Jr., 1921-2017: AFS Volunteer, Broadcaster, and Changemaker

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Ask questions! Everyone will be asking you about yourself, so make sure to take your time to reciprocate and show interest in other people’s lives.

No one knows you, and that is great. Being the new kid gives you the opportunity to leave behind all the things that used to hold you back.

You ARE part of the class. Your teachers and peers will greatly appreciate if you take each class as...
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The new issue of AFS digital magazine "Connect: Intercultural Insights for Global Citizens" explores how and why intercultural and global education can be introduced into classrooms. Check it out for some practical tips, new ideas and opportunities for global citizens to attend international conferences.

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Getting off the airplane… Meeting AFSers from around the world... Going to your AFS Orientation... Getting to know your host family… they are just the beginning of an amazing experience… How was your first day? #AFS #AFSeffect #YellowTagSeason #intercultura
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No words? No problem! It’s okay if you can’t speak the language, that will come soon enough. In the meantime try to communicate in any way you can. Use your phone, your hands, a dictionary, anything.

Do as you see. Watch how people around you behave and act accordingly (within reason, of course).

Don’t ever ever ever judge anyone. Remember you are in a new culture and with all new people....
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Tag your fellow AFSers that are also starting their AFS experience soon!
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