While there is no question that COVID-19 has created unprecedented stress and strain on the international education community and industry, it has also brought forward innovation, from VR-enabled international student experiences to institutional support for globally-connected classrooms, to programs introducing students to international communities within their own cities of residence. Global partnership development has also had to innovate. How do we build new partnerships when we can’t travel, we can’t network at conferences, and we are completely overwhelmed with planning for every COVID eventuality possible?Read More
Reflections by NEA Teacher Exchange Participant Maaouia Haj Mabrouk, Ph.D., Tunisia.
Coming to Austin, the capital city of the state of Texas, USA, was like releasing an avid thirst for exploration. Flying over La Manche, then the Atlantic was not just passing over countries, borders, mountain chains and continents; it was a much deeper journey into the self and a much more emblematic endeavor with time and space. It was the first time in my life that I lived out of my suitcase for around 22 hours of flight.Read More
Despite being a film buff and published poet, Dr. Marilyn Robitaille’s first love is assisting faculty and students at Tarleton State University with all aspects of study abroad programming. She says that seeing how much the students grow inspires her most as Director of Study Abroad & Global Exchange.Read More
Genilla is one of 16 fourth-grade teachers from across the Philippines selected for the grant-funded program. It brought the teachers to Austin, Texas for two weeks of professional learning and classroom observations in diverse settings.Read More
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), a long-standing partner of the Texas International Education Consortium, was honored with the “Outstanding Learning Philosophy” award at Forbes Middle East’s Higher Education Awards on April 23rd.Read More
Last week, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick traveled to Austin, Texas to meet with 皇冠搏彩中心’s Board of Directors and Operating Council. USAID is the U.S. Government’s lead agency for international humanitarian relief and development, and Ms. Glick is the second ranking official at the agency.Read More
The Texas International Education Consortium participated in the first-ever United States University Tour of Egypt thanks to a partnership between AMIDEAST, the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.Read More
Last month, 皇冠搏彩中心 Vice President set off on a tri-country tour of Latin America with the goal of network-building and increasing access for Texas universities. Dr. Ryan Buck, PhD spent two weeks in Colombia, Argentina, and Uruguay, to gather a better understand of what the market needs are regarding international education partnerships.Read More
After moving to Austin last year with her family, Thembie Chiromo was waiting for 皇冠搏彩中心 to walk into her life. 皇冠搏彩中心’s new Director of Finance and Operations has had a long and passion-filled career in non-profit finance and operations, and brings a depth of experience with public and private donor grants and contracts to the organization.Read More
The Texas International Education Consortium (皇冠搏彩中心) is very pleased to be launching a new partnership with Badr University in Cairo (BUC), Egypt. The program goal is to provide useful and tangible recommendations for increasing BUC’s capacity to reach international standards and accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.Read More
On February 2, 皇冠搏彩中心 welcomed the arrival of 24 Uruguayan elementary and secondary public school educators through the Uruguay Fulbright Commission under the Educator Exchange Program. The program is designed to provide the Uruguayan educators with a professional development program in the United States, and the group spent much of their program shadowing teachers in the Austin and Liberty Hill Independent School Districts during their time here in Austin.Read More
Thanks to the Korean American Education Commission (KAEC) Kim is currently in Austin to gain knowledge and resources. The KAEC program at the Texas International Education Consortium includes five weeks of teaching methods and on-site residencies in Texas public schools. However as a rural teacher, it is the networking with the 27 other program participants that she was most looking forward to.Read More
This month, the Texas International Education Consortium (皇冠搏彩中心), along with the Universidad Politecnica de Guanajuato in Mexico (UPG), Texas State University (TXST), and Lamar University (LU), received funding from the Exxon Mobil 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund to develop a pilot engineering boot camp/study abroad program. The project aims to prepare an increased number of STEM graduate students for employment in today’s globalized workforce.Read More
On January 14, the Texas International Education Consortium (皇冠搏彩中心) hosted a week-long delegation from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education. The trip, which was a part of 皇冠搏彩中心’s concierge services for study tours and delegation visits, was part of the Ministry’s effort to gain new insights and ideas to take home to Saudi Arabia.