ExchangesConnect is a great place to participate in discussions
about cross-cultural topics in informal ways with other community
members. Many members are current and past exchange program
participants and others are simply interested in cross-cultural
Click the headings below to explore and read the posts that relate
to those categories.
Once you have read the description for each category, consider
joining a discussion by contributing your own thoughts or start
another discussion of your own. There are eight
- Exchange Programs - News and Participant
- Share your first-hand experiences
about Exchange Programs, as well as news articles, videos, and
- Member Stories & Introductions
- What brought you to ExchangesConnect?
Introduce yourself and welcome new members to the ExchangesConnect
community. Featured Members of the Month will also be announced
- Sharing My Culture
- Gain a deeper appreciation for your
own culture and for other cultures by sharing stories. Post
information about your community, customs, and traditions, and read
about others' cultural perspectives as well.
- International Education
- Are you an educator, an English
teacher, or a teacher of other languages? Discuss global education
topics in this forum.
- Campaigns and Causes
- Discuss local issues and current
trends, as well as common global issues facing all of us.
- Questions and Feedback
- Post general questions or feedback you
might have about ExchangesConnect or exchange programs sponsored by
the U.S. Department of State.
- General Topics
- Express your viewpoints on other
general topics not included in the above categories.
- Notes from the Administrator
- Read important announcements from the
Most importantly, don't forget to tag your discussion
before you save it!