Center for International Virtual Schooling (C4IVS)

Organization's name: Center for International Virtual Schooling (C4IVS)
Organization's acronym: IVECA
Headquarters address  
Address: 295 Madison Ave. 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017

United States of America
Email: ejung@iveca.org
Web site: www.iveca.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Arabic
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Media
  • Migration
  • Peace and Security
  • Religion
  • Science and Technology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Women and the media

Social Development:
  • Conflict
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Education
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • Partnerships
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Technology
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Republic of Korea
  • Czechia
  • Panama
  • United States of America
  • Mexico
  • Indonesia
  • Gambia
  • Bhutan
  • Brazil
  • Pakistan
  • Haiti
  • Jordan
  • China
  • Japan
  • Qatar
  • Afghanistan
  • India
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2008
Year of registration (YYYY): 2009
Organizational structure: 1. Name: Eunhee Jung Title: Director/President/CEO Qualifications: Ph.D. in Instructional Technology Duties: As executive director, responsible for imparting the vision of the organization, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and public relations. As president, responsible for scheduling and organizing activities and services, analyzing operating statements, authorizing operational expenses. Builds global collaboration with other NGOs and international organizations; Establishes network of schools and districts and ministries of education around the world; Implements the intercultural virtual exchange programs of classroom activities into schools; Provides teacher professional development courses and instructional and technological support for teachers. 2. Name: Kanishka Balasuriya Title: Director/Vice President Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Policy Duties: As director, responsible for imparting the vision of the organization, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and public relations. As vice president, responsible for general oversight of the operations of the organization; assists the president and performs all duties of the president when required. Writes and reviews grant proposals and project descriptions; Responsible for strategic partnership building. 3. Name: Matthew Walters Title: Director/Secretary Qualifications: M.A. in International Affairs Duties: As director, responsible for imparting the vision of the organization, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and public relations. As secretary shall assure that a thorough and complete record of all meetings and meeting minutes be recorded and maintained. The secretary shall submit such reports to the board of directors. Responsible for research and development in using IVECA web platform for intercultural communication, review of project plan development, as well as for reaching out to schools in South-East Asian countries. 4. Name: Zhen Wu Title: Associate/Treasurer/Research Qualifications: Ph.D. Instructional Technology Duties: As an associate, responsible for imparting the vision of the organization, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and public relations. As treasurer, responsible for financial management and accounting as well as for organizing fundraisers. Handles post mails and bookkeeping; Reviews the curriculum and instruction design of international exchange programs.
Number and type of members: Total number of members: 9,243 members Type of members: 1. Students: K-12 schools and undergraduate and graduate students) 2. Teachers(K-12) and professors (university) 3. Technological supporters/volunteers: schools technology specialists 4. K-12 school administrators 5. IVECA board members: Directors, Associates, Volunteers, and Advisors
Affiliation with NGO networks: NGO-DPI Executive Committee, NGO Commission on Education, Learning and Literacy (NGO CELL), NGO Steering Committee on an International Day of Education for Global Citizenship (IDEGC), Connect All Schools, Global Education Coalition
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: Funding from Ministries of Education in other countries for collaboration on global education projects/campaign

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Children and youth
  • Local authorities
  • Non-governmental organization