• World Learning and SIT Announce Partnership with Diversity Abroad

    June 9, 2020

    World Learning and School for International training are proud to announce a new partnership with Diversity Abroad, to create positive systemic change in the institution. This process aims to ensure the organization is upholding its core values, especially social inclusion and diversity.

  • A Message from the CEO of World Learning and the President of the School for International Training

    June 1, 2020

    The past week of outrage and calls for change in the United States, framed by the months-long global pandemic and economic shut down is daunting. It is heart-breaking on a range of levels. For many of our colleagues around the globe, what is happening in cities across the United States is familiar in some ways, though rooted in unique sources of inequity and injustice.

  • The Experiment Digital Helps Students Learn Skills and Connect Across Cultures through Virtual Exchange

    April 8, 2020

    The Experiment Digital is currently accepting applications for its summer 2020 program, which offers U.S. high school students the chance to engage with peers from across the country and around the Middle East and North Africa region, without ever leaving home. This eight-week summer virtual experience is free for participants and prepares them to be more civically engaged and lead change.

  • How a Global Community Came Together During the Pandemic

    April 7, 2020

    In our immediate community and around the world, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has brought sweeping changes to our lives, and some weighty decisions, as we shelter in place and take measures to protect our families, loved ones and livelihoods.

  • A Letter from World Learning Inc. CEO Carol Jenkins

    March 19, 2020

    As the current COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we are facing unprecedented challenges. We in the World Learning Inc. family, which includes The Experiment in International Living, School for International Training (SIT), and the global development and exchange nonprofit World Learning, are closely tracking the situation so that we can respond quickly and effectively to rapidly changing conditions.

  • Coronavirus FAQ page

    March 16, 2020

    World Learning, Inc., and its family of programs – including School for International Training (SIT) and The Experiment in International Living The Experiment) – are committed to prompt communications with all stakeholders impacted by the spread of COVID-19. Our teams and programs have been in close and frequent contact with students, parents, advisors, partner institutions, and others to inform them of changes necessitated by this situation. We will continue to use and operationalize all resources at our disposal in our efforts to keep our constituents safe.

  • World Learning, SIT Announce Safety Measures in Response to COVID-19

    March 13, 2020

    School for International Training and its parent organization, World Learning, Inc., have announced safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including quickly bringing SIT students home from study abroad and implementing a staff work-from-home policy.

  • A statement from World Learning, Inc., regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19

    February 27, 2020

    As a global organization with students, staff, faculty, and partners worldwide, World Learning, Inc. – which includes School for International Training and The Experiment – extends our deepest concern for the countries and people experiencing the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We also offer support for and profound thanks to our colleagues on the ground in affected locations worldwide. As we have been since January, when news of this new virus first emerged, we are monitoring this situation around the clock and from multiple perspectives and platforms. We have modified programs most closely impacted by this situation and we are standing by to make additional changes and modifications as necessary.

  • World Learning Inc. Global Advisory Council Expands to Include Industry Leaders

    January 14, 2020

    World Learning Inc.’s Global Advisory Council is pleased to announce the recent addition of four new members, each bringing unique experience in a wide range of fields including foreign affairs, finance, journalism, and alumni relations. The new members are Fayezul Choudhry, Kathy Edersheim, Rick Ruth, and Shannon Service.

  • Communities Connecting Heritage Program Launches Third Year of Exchanges

    November 18, 2019

    Following two years of fruitful exchanges through the Communities Connecting Heritage (CCH) program, World Learning is pleased to announce the six new cultural heritage projects that will receive funding in its third cycle. CCH, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government, and administered by World Learning, empowers youth to protect the cultural heritage of underserved communities around the world.

  • SIT Ranked Top Institution for English Language Fellows Program

    November 7, 2019

    The U.S. Department of State has recognized School for International Training with the English Language Fellow Top Producing Institution Award, which celebrates SIT’s position as the institution that has prepared the largest number of TESOL professionals to become Fellows.

  • USAID Selects World Learning to Support Systems Strengthening for All Public Primary Schools in Lebanon

    September 30, 2019

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded World Learning the $90 million Quality Instruction Towards Access and Basic Education Improvement 2 (QITABI 2) project in Lebanon. The goal of QITABI 2 is to improve the reading, writing, and social and emotional learning skills of girls and boys in public primary schools throughout the country. The project aims to support more than 300,000 girls and boys, including Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon.

  • World Learning Receives Grant from the Stevens Initiative to Connect Students in the U.S., Middle East, and North Africa through Virtual Exchange

    April 24, 2019

    Today, the Stevens Initiative announced funding for The Experiment Digital and the NextGen Coders Network implemented by World Learning. They are two of six programs selected through an international competition to fund virtual exchange programs in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

  • A Statement on the Passing of Alan Carter

    February 19, 2019

    World Learning Inc. was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Alan Carter, who spent nearly 20 years with the organization and served in multiple senior leadership positions, including acting president and chief operating officer.

  • A Statement from World Learning Inc. on the Passing of Senator Harris Wofford

    January 24, 2019

    The World Learning family was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Sen. Harris Wofford, a longtime friend of the organization. The world has lost a champion for civil rights, social justice, and intercultural understanding.

  • World Learning Organizes Youth Summit 2.0 in Algeria

    December 10, 2018

    World Learning Algeria organized the Youth Employment Summit 2.0 in Algiers, a two-day conference that will unite leading employers and government officials with representatives from public and private educational institutions, vocational training centers, private schools, and civil society organizations to explore career centers as a solution to modern employment challenges.

  • World Learning to Implement U.S. Department of State Program to Expand Study Abroad at U.S. Higher Education Institutions

    November 12, 2018

    The U.S. Department of State has selected World Learning to implement a program supporting U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) as they develop and expand their capacity to administer study abroad programs for Americans. The Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government.

  • Communities Connecting Heritage Program Kicks Off Its Second Year

    September 4, 2018

    After the Communities Connecting Heritage (CCH) exchange program’s successful first year, World Learning is pleased to announce the five new cultural heritage projects that will receive funding in its second cycle. CCH, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning, empowers youth to protect the cultural heritage of underserved communities around the world.

  • World Learning Wins Four Gold Telly Awards

    June 6, 2018

    Four World Learning videos have earned prestigious Gold prizes in the 39th annual Telly Awards. The Gold Telly award premiered this year as the competition’s new highest prize and was only given to the top three percent of winning entries.

  • World Learning Wins Four Communicator Awards

    May 23, 2018

    Four World Learning videos have earned Awards of Distinction in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ 24th Annual Communicator Awards. It is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals, receiving entries from across the U.S. and around the world.