global initiatives

Aug 2, 2018

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. 

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.

Feb 6, 2018

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.

Aug 30, 2017  |  Research and Impact

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.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Impact

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.

Jan 26, 2016

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.

Nov 14, 2015

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 […]