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International Education Week

International Education Week is celebrated worldwide every year during the third week of November. At our Faculty of Education, our students, faculty and staff engage in international education through a wide variety of activities such as projects, school placements, research, and post-graduate employment.

To acknowledge the International Education Week, you are invited to join any of the upcoming activities:

#QueensEducAbroad

This year-long campaign will showcase our international education engagement through photography.

Will you be traveling to another country before November 2019? Or are you currently in another country?

If yes, then share your photo holding our sign on social media with #QueensEducAbroad! Include a caption of where and what you are doing. Submissions by email are accepted to educationabroad@queensu.ca

Download our #QueensEducAbroad sign to print:

#QueensEducAbroad

Photo gallery will be setup in November 2019 to celebrate International Education Week

Cultural Experience with the Queen’s School of English students

During lunch time throughout the week the Volunteer Club at the Queen’s School of English (QSoE) will set up a multicultural booth in Student Street. Stop by for a different cultural experience throughout the week and meet international students who are studying here with us right now!

  • Jing Wu at the South China Normal University in Guangzhou

    Jing Wu at the South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China. Jing is currently enrolled in our Dual Master of Education Degree and is completing her second year and will graduate with an M.Ed. from Queen’s and from SCNU.

  • Nathan Cheney in Beijing China for international student recruitment

    Nathan Cheney in Beijing China for international student recruitment for Queen’s School of English. Nathan is currently enrolled in our part-time M.Ed. program, while working for the Faculty full-time.

  • Samantha Charmley, B.Ed. alumna, at a beach in Turks and Caicos

    Samantha Charmley is our B.Ed. alumna and currently teaches at T.C.I. Middle School in Turks and Caicos.

  • Shawn Solomon and Jory Bolton (B.Ed.’16) currently teaching at the American School of Kuwait.

    Shawn Solomon and Jory Bolton (B.Ed.’16) currently teaching at the American School of Kuwait. They met in 2015 while pursuing their B.Ed. at Queen’s. The two quickly became good friends, leading them to complete an international teaching placement at an IB school in Panama and later to both take employment at the American School of Kuwait. 

Attend a Workshop

These workshops can be applied towards the Faculty’s Indigeneity, Inclusion, and Equity Series Certificate.


Enriching Your Students’ Experience: Practical Ways to Support Our EAL Learners

This workshop will explore strategies to support English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners through the many challenges they face and to facilitate their successful inclusion in the classroom.

Date: Friday, November 23rd
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Mezzanine Classroom
This event is open to all.

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Intercultural Awareness

Participants will be introduced to basic concepts of intercultural learning, with an emphasis on gaining knowledge of one’s own cultural self and how we respond to difference as a means to understanding and appreciating the culture of others.

Date: Monday, November 19th
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all students.

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Concerning Intercultural – Toward more Competent Interactions

In this workshop, participants will examine their own cultural selves, be introduced to some of the dimensions of culture that define them (and others), as well as one theory of how we interact with cultural commonality and difference. They will apply what they have learned to some case studies, explaining the cultural elements and how those involved could interact in a more culturally competent way.

Date: Monday, November 12th
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room A341
This event is open to all.

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