Friday, December 28, 2012
This year our special greetings go to Novyj Rozdil and Sambir from Lviv oblast and Mariupol and Makeevka in Donetsk oblast!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Kyiv EducationUSA Advising Center invites all interested, to attend a presentation on the Global UGRAD program.
The program is an opportunity for current first-, second-, third and fourth-year undergraduate students to spend one academic year of non-degree study in a US university or community college.
Monday, December 24, 2012
On the late warm evening of April 2006 a young teenager standing on the steps of the U.S. Capitol addressed his American counselor:
- So, it’s been some 130 years already. And these principles are still actual.
- Yes, they are. And They, probably, couldn’t have even imagined what a difference for all farther generations to come was made.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
We like meetings with volunteers, as there are not only workshops or trainings, but we expect to have games, learn new activities and work on projects.
Friday, December 21, 2012
American Club at the Center for Political Studies (called English speaking club then) was the place we tried Improvisation Theaters for the first time around the year 2006, and it has become a regular practice at all other clubs - for the benefit and much fun of all participants!
Thanks to Peace Corps volunteers William, Richard, Cody and Robert for joining the Club meeting!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Andrey Zelenskiy - non-formal educator from Makeevka - posted about the events he organized to commemorate the Bill of Rights Day on his school's blog.
Having conducted two classes on the topic, Andrey included into his agenda the learning of the Bill of Rights, discussion of the rights students wanted to have in Ukraine, as well as improvisation theater performances by the students - on what they have learned on the topic.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
His haiku's are about the First Ammendment to the US Constitution:
Monday, December 10, 2012
The discussion was held by the “Challenges of 21st century” dispute club with the support of the university’s Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy and the NGO League “DIPCORPUS”.
Monday, December 3, 2012
December 15, 2012 marks the 221st anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights! Flex your poetic skills to have some fun, think about the Constitution, and help everyone celebrate this amazing milestone.
Friday, November 30, 2012
November is the month of Thanksgiving. A turkey, a family dinner, giving thanks... This is one of the ideas how to celebrate this Day at school.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
Most active contributors to the blog "American Clubs - Ukraine" will receive copies of United States' historical documents.
We welcome entries from school and university youth clubs, which promote non-formal learning of US history, culture and political system, connections between Ukrainian and American peers, as well as volunteering in local communities.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
During today's meeting of American Club @ Center for Political Studies we discussed Hawaii, recent elections in the US and played Aloha Bingo!
Next meeting will be on Thanksgiving, New York and multiculturalism.
How to answer the simple question of what we know about America? Often the answer is that in America there are dollars, McDonald's and Disneyland. Indeed, it is true, all these answers are correct. But is this really the true America? Do American youth live with absolutely no problems in life?
Answers to these questions and the opportunity to understand more about Americans has become possible in Omelnik Village.
More @ http://www.omelnik.org.ua/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=140%3A2012-11-14-15-04-07&catid=41%3A2011-10-29-07-29-50&Itemid=71&lang=en
Friday, October 5, 2012
Purpose of the meeting - to discuss different types of electoral systems and the role of youth in building civil society.
СANADEM is a Canadian non-profit organization that promotes peace and security in the world by consolidating and transferring Canadian experience.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Today we will talk about the participant's experience in the US, American history and culture, current US politics.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The US Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, released this map recently - showing where in the States persons of Ukrainian ancestry live.
I think it would be helpful to involve schools in the US, where children of diaspora are studying, and Ukrainian is taught.
Our aim is also to equip clubs with flags, posters, literature and other items on culture, history and political systems of the USA, and other countries of the Americas, and develop an agenda for activities during an academic year and beyond, involving local communities and peers from the Western hemisphere.