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FSC in India: Toward Achieving Social Impact through Monitoring and Evaluation

By Amy Jersild, Faculty, DC Center On January 3, 2015, 13 students (10 from the DC Center and 3 from Brattleboro, half from the US and half international) and I landed in Ahmedabad, India, to the celebratory sights and sounds of the local minority Muslim population observing the anniversary of Mohammed’s birth. Our first taste […]

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The Internship and Beyond: Advice from an alum

Daniel DeWhitt, a recent alumnus of the MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, completed his teaching internship at American Language Center (ALC) in Kenitra, Morocco. There, he was given a significant amount of teaching hours with a variety of classes to teach. He worked six days a week, but he […]

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2014 SIT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The annual SIT Photo Contest is a chance for SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad students and alumni to submit photos that capture SIT’s mission and values. In the 2014 contest, nearly 200 students and alumni submitted over 600 photographs. A select group of SIT staff chose their three favorites (staff pick category), and […]

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[Photo Essay] Facing the War: Voices of Liberian Women

In early 2014, SIT Graduate Institute professor Charlie Curry-Smithson led a three-week field course in Liberia focused on post-war societal change. Mathilde Simon, a photographer and SIT student in the MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation from Paris, France attended the course and  focused her camera on the ways women were adjusting to life after […]

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Co-teaching Develops Critical Thinking

By Muzhgan Azizy, MAT 45 Muzhgan Azizy is a current student in SIT’s Master of Arts in TESOL program. Students in this program participate in a teaching internship as part of their degree requirements during the months of January and February. Muzhgan completed her internship at Education First in Boston, where she was paired with […]

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