Schools and classrooms can benefit greatly from encouraging their students and families to participate in international exchange opportunities. 无论是把你的学生送到国外还是接待来自世界各地的学生, 在走廊里进行的非正式学习, 在用餐时间, 或者花时间与朋友和同学在一起是不可估量的. OB欧宝体育-USA is proud to partner with 学校s to create global citizens in their local communities every year.

  1. 扩展的观点

  2. 从同伴那里有机地学习

  3. 发展新技能

  4. 发现新的利益

  5. 识别 & 尊重差异

  6. 加入全球社区

OB欧宝体育 Exchange的影响:

An OB欧宝体育 exchange in either direction builds intercultural and global competence skills for all who choose to engage, 包括你的学生, 他们的同学, 他们的老师, 他们的教练, 他们的家人等等.

OB欧宝体育-USA is poised to help you cultivate global citizens and leaders by helping students to:

  • 拓宽自己的视野 还有他们周围的人
  • 从同伴那里有机地学习 在非正式场合,如用餐时间和体育活动中
  • 发展新的技能和能力 在关键领域运用批判性思维、创造力和解决问题的能力
  • 发现新的利益 比如活动、食物、传统和思想,通过与新文化的互动
  • 认识和尊重差异,并OB欧宝体育理解一个多元文化和多样化的世界更有趣
  • 加入全球社区 where they build bridges between cultures and promote peace and understanding through their thoughts and actions

为什么主机?

OB欧宝体育-USA is proud to partner with 学校s to find ways to embed student exchange into their local communities and take steps to ensure that the 学校 is maximizing its benefits from hosting. Hosting OB欧宝体育 exchange students should be a natural part of the 学校 environment and give back as much to the local 学校和 community as it takes. 通过接待OB欧宝体育学生,学校:

  • Expose their students to a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, languages, and perspectives
  • 展示他们的社区传统和学校的特别之处
  • Inspire informal learning about the world and its diversity – Provide their communities with opportunities to stay connected to the 学校 by 成为OB欧宝体育的寄宿家庭
  • 模范志愿服务和社区服务是积极的OB欧宝体育价值观

We understand that education has taken on a new look and feel over the past year and some of that may continue in the 2021-2022 academic year. 学生,家庭,OB欧宝体育.S. 国务院, and OB欧宝体育-USA will continue with their goals of intercultural learning and global citizenship while keeping safety as a top priority. 直接听取先生的意见. Devoll, 他是马萨诸塞州老罗切斯特地区高中的校长, as he advocates to the local School Board for approval to welcome OB欧宝体育 students this year:


国务院信函
– Hosting exchange students in your 学校 is a form of public diplomacy that allows 学校s to serve as models of American culture and values. 这 来自OB欧宝体育的信.S. 国务院 这很好地提醒我们人文交流的力量.

模范学校实践OB欧宝体育-USA is a long-standing member of the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) and require our programs to meet and exceed these industry standards. 查找关于接待交换学生的最佳做法的信息.

OB欧宝体育-USA重视安全 – We want you to feel safe and reassured about the care and support that the OB欧宝体育 students hosted in your 学校 will receive. Our students and their host families are supported 24/7 by local volunteers and staff members for any safety and health-related needs. All of our participants have comprehensive travel insurance benefits including medical coverage while they are part of an OB欧宝体育 program.

OB欧宝体育交换播客OB欧宝体育交换 is a podcast featuring conversations with OB欧宝体育-USA educators, host families, volunteers and students. 第二集讲述了来自OB欧宝体育各地的三位学校领导.S. sharing their insights and the value of hosting OB欧宝体育 exchange students in their 学校s.

Learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for hosting OB欧宝体育 exchange students through our 学校新员工培训经验, an interactive online module designed to share information and resources that encourage a smooth integration of OB欧宝体育 exchange students into your local 学校和 让你深入思考你的学校主办的目标. 

把世界带到你的学校

输入你学校的邮政编码,就可以看到交换学生来到你的社区!

Our OB欧宝体育 International partners have pre-selected applicants who are eager to experience life as a member of a family, 学校, 以及OB欧宝体育的社区.

为什么鼓励出国留学?

100多年前, the founders of OB欧宝体育 discovered the importance and transformative nature of intercultural exchange, 其好处在今天仍然存在. 在国外学习和生活造就了全球公民, equipped with the knowledge and skills to tackle 21st century issues Encouraging your students to begin that journey in high 学校 is a tremendous opportunity for personal growth, , 同时也是学生分享经验和语言学习的机会, 和你的学校社区一起.

访问我们的留学页面: 鼓励你的学生去探索世界, 提高他们的语言和跨文化技能,拓宽他们的视野. Whether for a summer, semester, or year program abroad, studying abroad in high 学校, 提高学生的大学准备 by developing students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills.

奖学金的机会: 每年, we award scholarships to help high 学校 students and recent graduates study abroad and see the world.

语言能力测试: OB欧宝体育-USA believes that language learning is one of the most tangible benefits from participation in a study abroad program. For students who choose to pursue a study abroad program for a semester or longer in countries where certain languages are spoken locally (Arabic, 中文(普通话), 法国, 德国, 北印度语, 意大利, 日本, 朝鲜文, 葡萄牙语, 俄罗斯, 西班牙语, 或者泰国), 学生回国后将被要求完成语言能力测试. 学校可以利用 分数报告 from the ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) for eligibility for academic credit and/or for the local Seal of Biliteracy. 点击这里了解更多信息.

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