International Educator

Publication providing resources and information for teachers seeking international employment.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 5, September/October

Beyond the Great Wall
China's outreach efforts toward western schools and their students are still developing. But the nation's potential as a destination for study abroad is growing rapidly.CHINA'S HIGHER EDUCATION EXHIBITION IN SEATTLE, which was held in tandem with NAFSA's...
Governors Strive to Prepare Students for Global Marketplace
U.S. GOVERNORS who gathered for a major conference this summer tackled the challenge of redesigning American high schools from an international perspective. Global education was a priority topic as leaders met for the National Governors Association (NGA)...
Hong Kong Universities Welcoming Mainland Students
New Visa Policies Will Help Hong Kong Become a Regional Hub for Higher EducationTHE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT has relaxed immigration controls on mainland students Homing to Hong Kong for university study starting in September 2005. This is a key stroke in...
Murky F-1 Employment Questions
I participated in a panel discussion at this year's NAFSA Annual Conference entitled "When There Is No Obvious Answer, Who You Gonna Call?" During the panel, we responded to many of the difficult questions relating to F-1 employment issues that I had...
Opening the Gates
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA has been compared to a gigantic dragon snaking across vast grasslands, searing deserts, craggy mountains, and wind-swept plateaus for approximately 4,100 miles. Begun in separate sections in the sixth and seventh centuries, B.C.,...
Programs Target International Students Affected by Tsunami
SEVERAL NEW PROGRAMS have been created in the wake of the December 2004 tsunami to help graduate and undergraduate students cope with the after effects of the tragic humanitarian crisis. An estimated 200,000-310,000 people lost their lives as a result...
Quality and an International Higher Education Space
THE COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION (CHEA) held its fourth International Commission meeting earlier this year. Individuals from a dozen countries addressed several questions about the regional and international quality assurance and accreditation...
Reaching Eurasia's Students through Web Technology
LOCAL WEB SITES WITH INCOMPLETE, inaccurate, or wrong information about studying in the United States are plentiful throughout the 12 countries of Eurasia. Online visitors are often confused and overwhelmed by the diverse choices offered by the U.S....
Reactions Vary
Two and a half years after its launch, SEVIS has become business as usual on campuses-almost. BY CHRISTOPHER CONNELLSUSAN GEARY, director of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) for the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs...
Thinking BIG on a SMALL Campus
St. Norbert College in northeast Wisconsin offers internationalization opportunities to every student at every level of the institution.The architecture on college campuses often conveys a sense of the institutions' history and aspirations. Few tell...
TOEFL: The Next Generation
An Interview with EILEEN TYSON, Associate Director, TOEFL Client Relations and GINA NETTEN, Marketing Manager, English Language Learning, Educational Testing Service (ETS)A major new revision of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)-TOEFL...
Transforming the National Consciousness
NAFSA stepped up to fill a leadership void in international education and exchange, but the long-term task will require both vision and diligence.SEVEN YEARS AGO, NAFSAS BOARD OF DIRECTORS approved a strategic plan that set a goal for NAFSA to be the...