Blog

/Blog

International Education Week 2019

International Education Week is taking place November 18-22, 2019.  We invite au pairs and host families to share your experiences with us! International Education Week (IEW) began in 2000 and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education. This important week is observed [...]

By | November 8th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Education Week 2019

Marie H. Demonstrates Czech Flip Flop Tradition in New Canaan Classroom

Czech au pair Marie H. in Marianne Grandin's New Canaan cluster spent an afternoon in South School's fourth grade.  Marie sent us a write up about her experience: "I started my presentation with questions. I asked students if they have ever been to Europe. I was surprised that almost half of the students have been [...]

By | November 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Marie H. Demonstrates Czech Flip Flop Tradition in New Canaan Classroom

World Kindness Day Challenge

World Kindness Day, first launched in 1998, is celebrated annually on November 13th.  On this day, participants attempt to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organizations. Au Pair in America au pairs are invited to participate in our World [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Kindness Day Challenge

Au Pair in America Explorer for September

Au Pair in America Explorer for September Solenne T. from France in Melinda Brooks' Massachusetts cluster. Melinda nominated Solenne as an Au Pair in America Explorer because she said: " Solenne attended a majority of her cluster meetings, and most of our additional cultural enrichment regional meetings. She was a reliable welcomer to all new [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for September

2019 Peace Day Winners

Once again this year we received many outstanding entries for the Peace Day contest.  We chose the following winners and runner ups.  These four au pairs have all won an Amazon gift card. Art - Winner German au pair Lena S. in Marcene Sherilla's New York cluster. Runner Up Runner Up: Michelle [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Peace Day Winners

2019 Peace Day Contest Announced

Saturday, September 21, is International Day of Peace! In celebration of "Peace Day," Au Pair in America will sponsor its ninth annual Peace Day Contest. Au Pairs are invited to submit their vision of "peace," whether it's a painting, photograph, poem, essay, song or dance – any art form is acceptable. We are  no longer [...]

By | September 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Peace Day Contest Announced

California Students Taste French Cheeses

Lucie M. a French au pair spending her year in Veronique Roblin's California cluster had the opportunity to share about her culture in her host child's classroom. She chose to focus her global awareness presentation on "La France aux 1000 fromages." Lucie relays her experience: "When I think about French food, cheese is the first [...]

By | September 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on California Students Taste French Cheeses

Are You School Year Ready?

Global Awareness is ready for the new school year with avid new au pair ambassadors  who can offer free information and materials to help your kids learn more about the world around them. So don't let the end of the summer stop you from going on an adventure, we are around to help you explore [...]

By | August 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Are You School Year Ready?
Load More Posts