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Xiaodong Lin, a TC faculty member who is an authority on cognition, culture and technology, has been named Director of the Advisory Board of Research for China's new National Research Center for Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Education.
Ryan M. Allen, a master's student in Politics and Education, writes in University World News that China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan are catching up to the US and UK in educating foreign students.
Derald Wing Sue, TC Professor of Psychology and Education, has been named by the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to serve on a 10-member advisory panel for the Teaching Respect for All project, an effort to develop a global curriculum designed to foster racial, ethnic and multicultural tolerance among children ages 10 to 16.
A partnership aimed at creating 21st-century skills in math and science teaching garners notice as a global best practice.
Teachers College is hosting a visit by 22 high-ranking Pakistani education officials and provincial leaders to New York City and Washington as part of a USAID-funded project to professionalize Pakistan's teachers and significantly upgrade the quality of education in the nation's primary and secondary schools.
The conference on Friday, March 23, will feature live and video talks by prominent experts about some of the most important topics in international education
Cate Crowley and Miriam Baigorri accepted an award from the National Council of Ghanaian Associations for TC's Speech Language Pathology Program in Ghana.
The new Masters of Arts in Leadership and Educational Change program is part of a new Memorandum of Understanding signed by Singapore and the United States, which will facilitate the sharing of best practices and experience in both countries.
Columbia University is one of the nation's top producers this year of Fulbright Students and Fulbright Scholars -- and TC has played an important part in that success. Top-producing institutions were highlighted in the October 24th digital edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
In early June, a delegation from TC that included President Susan Fuhrman, Provost Tom James and several faculty members traveled to Taipei, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, meeting with alumni and prospective students.
The Board of Trustees of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) will be holding its annual meeting at Teachers College this week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The events will include an all-morning symposium on Wednesday, June 8th, convened by the North American Regional Office (NARO) of IUHPE, to be held in Grace Dodge 179.