Leading Short-Term Education Abroad Programs: Know the Standards (2017)


This guide for leaders of short-term programs (8 weeks or less) explains what leaders need to know before running a program abroad. It is a framework for conversations between all those involved in the program.

Informed by the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad, this publication features a series of questions for program leaders for each phase of the program:

  • Program Conceptualization and Proposal
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Student Advising, Recruitment, and Selection
  • Student Preparation and Pre-Departure Orientation
  • During the Program
  • Student Return and Transition


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