Ask the Expert: How is Education Different Around the World? Teaching Philosophies Differ But ‘We All Want What is Best for Our Students,’ Says Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires
Throughout her career, Friday Institute Executive Director and College of Education Associate Dean Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has developed Project-Based Inquiry Global, led the New Literacies and Global Learning program and collaborated with educators across the globe. She uses this experience to share how education is different around the world.
Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Co-authors White Paper to Provide Overview of International Higher Education Research and Propose Organizational Framework for Future Research in Field
Research on international higher education has expanded and diversified over the past few decades, but Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley said an increase in structure and organization in the field could help provide further clarity for research that informs policies and practices. To begin to address this issue, she co-authored a recently released white paper entitled “International Higher Education Research: The State of the Field.”
Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD on Helping Educators Embrace Global Education, Teach About Cultural Issues
Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD has always been interested in global education. Ahead of a Feb. 20 workshop she organized for educators, she shares how her interest began, why she believes in the importance of teaching about cultural issues and what she has been working on in her doctoral program at the College of Education.
NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Awarded Fully-Funded Opportunity to Present Research at International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Japan
Doctoral student Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD, has been awarded a fully-funded opportunity to present her thesis research at the International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Osaka, Japan.
On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow
For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year.
Learning to Address Global Issues Through International Collaboration and Inquiry
NC State Education faculty and staff traveled with 15 Wake STEM Early College High School students to China for the first PBI-Global Student Summit this past spring. The summit provided a venue for students from North Carolina to collaborate with 20 students at the Suzhou North America High School to create solutions for world problems.
Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute
Three NC State College of Education faculty members traveled to Kitale in June to equip Kenyan educators with resources, digital literacy strategies and inquiry-based practices to use in their classrooms.
Making Student Success a Global Effort
Jere Confrey works alongside two nonprofits — Teachers2Teachers (T2T) and Starfish Impact — to give young Guatemalan women crucial educational support.
Five Questions with Siu-Man Raymond Ting about Supporting International Students On Campus
Educators have a unique opportunity to promote global education and international understanding to their students. According to Siu-Man Raymond Ting, professor of counseling and director of the College of Education’s graduate program, cultural sensitivity can also be achieved by hosting […]