global education

Jul 27, 2020

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.

Jun 18, 2020

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.”

Feb 13, 2020

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.

Nov 5, 2019

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.

Jun 28, 2019

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.

Aug 14, 2018

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.

Aug 2, 2018

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.

Apr 7, 2017

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.

Jul 21, 2016

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 […]