As the umbrella organization for all of NC State’s internationalization efforts, the Office of Global Engagement strives to bring global perspectives and insights home to Raleigh and to export NC State’s solution-driven research all over the planet.
Global Engagement Institute
The Global Engagement Institute is an annual program providing professional development for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus.
Past Participants from the College of Education include:
Internationalization Seed Grant
NC State faculty and staff are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 to support new international projects through the Internationalization Seed Grant offered by the NC State Office of Global Engagement.
Funded Proposals from College of Education Faculty include:
- John Nietfeld – 2019
Internationalizing a Game-Based Learning Environment for Elementary Science
- Hiller Spires – 2017
New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute: Professional Development for Teachers in Rural Kenya
- Ivonne Chirino-Klevans – 2015
Globally competent school leaders and educators=globally competent schools: A proposal to develop cultural competence in future School Principals and student-teachers as agents of change
International Travel Assistance Fund
NC State Global supports faculty and staff through an annual International Assistance fund that provides $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement.
Past College of Education recipients include:
- Michelle Falter – 2019
Strengthening Global Readiness in Kenya through Inquiry-Based Teaching
- Angela Wiseman – 2017
International Literacy Research and Preservice Teacher Education
University Global Partnership Network Research Collaboration Fund
The University Global Partnership Network Research Collaboration(UGPN) fund exists to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from world-leading universities to work together on issues of global importance. Its members are North Carolina State University (NC State), the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), the University of Surrey (UOS) and the University of Wollongong (UOW).
Funded Proposals from the College of Education include:
- Angela Wiseman – 2019
Using Digital Literacy Tools to Document Young Children’s Understanding of Place