22 March, 2016

Presentation of Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX)

This Thursday the WOA ("Window on America" (Dnipropetrovsk / Ukraine) welcomed FLEX graduate Olga Chichikalo and group of school students from school #23.
Olga told the group about the aim of the FLEX program for students and the procedures for enrolment. Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) is a cultural exchange program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State and administered in Ukraine by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS (American Councils) and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine. The program provides Ukrainian students with an opportunity to study in a US high school and live in an American host family for one academic year.
Olga shared her experience of living in the American family in Idaho, studying in the American high school, travelling around the southern states, celebrating holidays and having fun American style.
Each school students had a possibility to ask Olga questions about her stay in the USA. The most interesting questions ranged in the topic of her study:  subjects selection at school, teaching methods  at school, choice of food in the school canteen, etc.
Number of participants – 17 persons.
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