Education for sustainable development in West Africa

“Public-private partnerships are an important opportunity to strengthen food security and accelerate economic growth in Ghana and the West African region as a whole. “

USAID

Following Kofi Anan’s excellent plenary at NAFSA on the power of education to shape lives, we bring you news of an innovative project in Ghana and an invitation to university colleagues to help shape a unique social entrepreneurship project.

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China Rising – perspectives on internationalization from one of China’s leading universities

In the second of our guest blog posts in advance of NAFSA 2013, Professor Lin Runhui of Nankai University in China offers his perspective on internationalization.  Nankai is widely regarded as one of China’s finest universities and is currently offering Masters degrees in English for international students.  Find our more about opportunities in China and meet with Professor Lin at our Destination China seminar at NAFSA 2013 in Saint Louis.

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To learn a new language, throw yourself into the deep end and swim out.

As INTO prepares to participate in at NAFSA, the world’s largest international education gathering in Saint Louis, Missouri next week, we bring you the first of three dedicated blogs.

Today’s post has been produced by Sarah Jago, a final year student at the University of Exeter who has also completed a study program in China.

China is rapidly emerging as a major international education hub. Find out more by visiting us at the INTO stand (stand 213, Expo Hall) or registering for the Destination China event on Friday May 31st in Room 127 of the Nafsa Expo Center.   Staff from our partner universities in North America and China will be sharing their perspectives on internationalization from both sides of the Pacific.

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