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Jin Qiu Zhang, headmaster at Dayu Branch Middle School in Beijing, learned about the American educational system during a visit to Teachers College. Zhang was one of 15 Chinese principals who visited New York City public schools headed by administrators in TC's Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished New York City Principals.
Teachers College has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Dar Al Hekma College, a private women's college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The agreement was formally signed by TC President Susan Fuhrman and Dar Al Hekma Dean Suhair Al-Qurashi at a ceremony at Teachers College in late November.
In June, Teachers College signed a memorandum of understanding with Iceland's Reykjavik University that will encourage and support a wide range of academic exchanges between the two institutions over the next three years.
Teachers College has received a $750,000 grant from The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) to help develop and assess a leadership curriculum for junior high and high school students at a group of schools in India. tGELF is an Initiative of the The Nand and Jeet Khemka Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the SUN Group, an energy corporation based in India and Russia.
Teachers College, host of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Comparative International, boasts many faculty members who do internationally focused research.
The 52nd annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, which will take place at Teachers College beginning this Monday, March 17th, will tackle issues of gender, ethnicity, economics, disability, urbanization, privatization and peace education, to name a few. The underlying theme: educational equity worldwide. Information for journalists inside.
The annual gathering of comparative international education will take over campus during spring break. The meeting is expected to draw upwards of 1,500 scholars and students from around the world, and it will feature some 300 panel sessions and 1,200 papers.
TC's John Allegrante is on sabbatical in Iceland as a Fulbright Scholar, as a researcher on health and academic achievement among adolescents, and as acting dean of Reykjavik University's School of Health and Education. Here he blogs about it all.
Professor Cate Crowley's trips to Bolivia with her students help prepare them in navigating cultural differences to provide speech/language pathology services.
When Richard Colvin visited Singapore in September, he went at the invitation of the U.S. Embassy there as a visiting expert, sharing his expertise on education journalism with members of the media and other local audiences.
If the definition of an educational exchange is that both sides learn, then this summer's visit to Columbia and Teachers College by 11 teachers from Jordan was a smash success. Video interviews included with story...