Teachers College, Columbia University News: International http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news Faculty Member Lesley Bartlett and Alumna Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive CIES National Book Award http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9421 3/4/2014 emRefugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South/em, which includes six chapters authored or coauthored by TC graduates or doctoral students, questions the distinctions between immigrant and refugee. Faculty Member Lesley Bartlett and Alumna Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive CIES National Book Award Bulgaria Was In the House http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9288 11/18/2013 During a three-week visit to Teachers College in October, 15 Bulgarian high school teachers engaged with technology as a way to rethink their practice. Bulgaria Was In the House TCs Xiaodong Lin to Play Key Role in Chinas Effort to Educate Its Minorities http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9196 9/19/2013 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 Chinas new National Research Center for Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Education. TCs Xiaodong Lin to Play Key Role in Chinas Effort to Educate Its Minorities TC Student: East Asia Becoming Major Player in Foreign Student Intake http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8917 3/25/2013 Ryan M. Allen, a masters 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. TC Student: East Asia Becoming Major Player in Foreign Student Intake Derald Wing Sue Named to UNESCO Multicultural Effort http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8680 9/21/2012 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. Derald Wing Sue Named to UNESCO Multicultural Effort International Education Summit Cites TC for its brWork With Singapore http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8617 7/17/2012 A partnership aimed at creating 21st-century skills in math and science teaching garners notice as a global best practice. International Education Summit Cites TC for its brWork With Singapore Helping Pakistan Professionalize Its Teachers http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8582 6/11/2012 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 Pakistans teachers and significantly upgrade the quality of education in the nations primary and secondary schools. Helping Pakistan Professionalize Its Teachers Inaugural TEDxTeachersCollege Conference to Explore Innovations in International Education http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8432 3/19/2012 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 Inaugural TEDxTeachersCollege Conference to Explore Innovations in International Education TC Faculty, Administrators Receive Humanitarian Award for Work in Ghana http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8421 3/7/2012 Cate Crowley and Miriam Baigorri accepted an award from the National Council of Ghanaian Associations for TCs Speech Language Pathology Program in Ghana. TC Faculty, Administrators Receive Humanitarian Award for Work in Ghana TC Creates Joint Masters Program With Education Institute in Singapore http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8377 2/8/2012 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. TC Creates Joint Masters Program With Education Institute in Singapore Columbia and TC Cited for Fulbright Excellence http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8263 11/8/2011 Columbia University is one of the nations 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. Columbia and TC Cited for Fulbright Excellence Strengthening TCs Relationships in Asia http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8125 7/6/2011 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. Strengthening TCs Relationships in Asia TC Hosts Global Meeting on Health Promotion http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8092 6/6/2011 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. TC Hosts Global Meeting on Health Promotion TCs Genishi and Souto-Manning are Interviewed on Brazilian TV about Tiger Mom http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7900 3/4/2011 Genishi and Souto-Manning, who is a native Brazilian, spoke with Globo TV about The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chuas controversial book about her strict parenting practices. TCs Genishi and Souto-Manning are Interviewed on Brazilian TV about Tiger Mom Words from Ghana http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7827 1/5/2011 Last year, a group of TC students helped Ghanaian children with speech disorders do things they couldnt do before, including shop in the local markets. Check out their story, as well a a href=http://bit.ly/dHQ4Uvblog/a from a current TC delegation in Ghana. Words from Ghana Sharing Across the Pond http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7708 11/15/2010 At TC, a day devoted to pondering education innovation -- and, sometimes error -- in the UK and US Sharing Across the Pond Mr. Rock Goes to China http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7697 10/26/2010 TCs Director of Enrollment Services reflects on a higher ed delegations recent visit to Beijing and Shanghai. Mr. Rock Goes to China Reunion in Islamabad http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7622 8/12/2010 Professor Emeritus Frances Schoonmaker is teaming up with a former student, Hareem Atif Khan, on a project in Pakistan aimed at improving teacher preparation. Reunion in Islamabad A Worthwhile Journey: The Story of Namibian Prime Minster Nahas Angula http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7454 4/29/2010 A Worthwhile Journey: The Story of Namibian Prime Minster Nahas Angula Why cant we be more like Singapore http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7307 1/11/2010 A delegation from the tiny city state discusses its educational success Why cant we be more like Singapore Educational Equity at the Village Level http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7035 8/6/2009 TC Professor Mun Tsang is leading the fight to fund schooling for Chinas rural poor and through his Center for Chinese Education is helping drive faculty research and outreach projects in the Asian nation. Educational Equity at the Village Level Namibias Great Educator http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7032 7/14/2009 In building a unified school system, Prime Minister Nahas Angula, a TC alumnus, has helped lead his country out of the apartheid era. Namibias Great Educator Study Surprisingly Finds 47% of Israeli-Jews Believe that the 1948 Palestinian Refugees were Expelled by Israel http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6811 4/6/2009 A TC doctoral students new study reveals a more critical view of the Zionist narrative of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Study Surprisingly Finds 47% of Israeli-Jews Believe that the 1948 Palestinian Refugees were Expelled by Israel TC to Partner with Turkish University http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6873 2/9/2009 The College will help Bahand#231;eand#351;ehir University develop a school of education and create a center for education and economic development. TC to Partner with Turkish University Translating for Peace in the Middle East http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6776 12/8/2008 1:50:00 PM Morton Deutsch, TCs legendary Professor Emeritus, co-edited a classic in the field, emThe Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice/em. Now, thanks to a TC doctoral student and her mentor, negotiators in the Middle East will have the handbook in Arabic to guide them in their efforts. Translating for Peace in the Middle East TC, Dominican Republic Set to Develop Partnership http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6774 12/8/2008 President Susan Fuhrman has signed a letter of intent to work with the Caribbean country in its efforts to revamp its educational system. TC, Dominican Republic Set to Develop Partnership Conversations Across Cultures Series Focuses on South Asian Art http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6769 12/1/2008 Just how does one understand a painting by a Pakistani artist that is titled, What is So Pakistani About this Painting? Such preoccupations with identity were typical of the artists, musicians and educators who gathered at TC on Halloween weekend for South Asian Imaginaries, a two-day, for-credit symposium on contemporary art in Pakistan, India and other countries in the region that increasingly are commanding attention on the worlds artistic stage. Conversations Across Cultures Series Focuses on South Asian Art Chinese Principals Visit TC, New York City Public Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6768 12/1/2008 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 TCs Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished New York City Principals. Chinese Principals Visit TC, New York City Public Schools TC Partners with Private Womens College in Saudi Arabia http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6761 11/21/2008 Teachers College has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Dar Al Hekma College, a private womens 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. TC Partners with Private Womens College in Saudi Arabia An Icelandic Connection: Teachers College and Reykjavik University http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6653 8/4/2008 In June, Teachers College signed a memorandum of understanding with Icelands Reykjavik University that will encourage and support a wide range of academic exchanges between the two institutions over the next three years. An Icelandic Connection: Teachers College and Reykjavik University Developing Young Leaders in India http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6578 4/28/2008 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. Developing Young Leaders in India TC and CIES: Showcasing Some of Our Internationally-Minded Faculty http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6534 3/14/2008 Teachers College, host of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Comparative International, boasts many faculty members who do internationally focused research. TC and CIES: Showcasing Some of Our Internationally-Minded Faculty Talking Equity, From Azerbaijan to Zambia http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6533 3/12/2008 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. bInformation for journalists inside/b. Talking Equity, From Azerbaijan to Zambia A Field Returns to Its Roots http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6503 2/13/2008 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. A Field Returns to Its Roots Blog from the North Atlantic: Allegrante in Iceland http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6453 12/6/2007 TCs 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 Universitys School of Health and Education. Here he blogs about it all. Blog from the North Atlantic: Allegrante in Iceland In Bolivia, Helping Children to See and Be Heard http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6409 10/18/2007 Professor Cate Crowleys trips to Bolivia with her students help prepare them in navigating cultural differences to provide speech/language pathology services. In Bolivia, Helping Children to See and Be Heard Foreign Correspondent: Colvin Reports on Education in Singapore http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6380 10/3/2007 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. Foreign Correspondent: Colvin Reports on Education in Singapore From Jordan, a Visiting Delegation Teaches as Much as It Learns http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6347 9/5/2007 If the definition of an educational exchange is that both sides learn, then this summers visit to Columbia and Teachers College by 11 teachers from Jordan was a smash success. Video interviews included with story... From Jordan, a Visiting Delegation Teaches as Much as It Learns What Next: A Frank Discussion of Jordans Education Needs http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6348 9/5/2007 Not long before they headed home, the 11 Jordanian teachers enrolled in TCs summer TESOL Certificate Program sat down for an informal debriefing and talked about how they will apply what they learned at TC back home Storyteller delights crowd at African festival http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6295 7/15/2007 Wayne Charles recalled that when he was a child in White Plains, there were not many activities or events that acknowledged African heritage and culture.