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.
Developing Collaborative Research Partnerships in Finland and Estonia: A Student Perspective
Claudia Rodriguez, a master of higher education administration student in the NC State College of Education, talks about her experience with a new faculty-led research study abroad program in Finland and Estonia in this Q&A interview from NC State Study Abroad.
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.
Ajaya Jonas Joins NC State Education as Coordinator for Global Programs
Ajaya Jonas has joined the NC State College of Education as the coordinator for global programs, effective Feb. 1. She will be responsible for the integration and development of the college's global efforts with its teaching, research and innovation initiatives.
Spires Named Honorary Principal of China’s Suzhou North America High School
Now in it second year, Suzhou North America High School has about 600 students and 73 teachers from around the world. Professor Hiller Spires helped start the school.
Promoting Inquiry-Based Learning on a Global Scale
Hiller Spires, professor in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department, discusses inquiry-based learning and the 2016 New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute.
Center for International Understanding Opens New Doors to a Global Community
Dr. Hiller Spires, a professor of literacy and technology here at the College of Education, is actively involved with the center and believes that its global connectivity is essential to the future of North Carolina.
Study Abroad Prepares Students to be Interculturally Competent Teachers
To coincide with NC State’s International Education Month, it’s important to highlight the impactful study abroad programs that are available to College of Education students through the International + Distance Education Alliance. For future educators specifically, study abroad opportunities broaden […]