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Japan’s universities can’t win

By Takamitsu Sawa

In January last year, shortly after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power, the government created the Industrial Competitiveness Council to study concrete steps to strengthen Japanese industry’s international competitiveness, which has weakened in recent years. 1,178 more words


"Jordanian Expectations" by Charlotte Sheridan

This is the first verbal sentence I learned in Arabic and it means I work at the United Nations. I love looking through language textbooks to see what they deem essential in a language. 581 more words

Area & Arabic Language Studies

Soaking it All in: Cultural Encounters at the Hammam

These past two weeks have been full of constant interaction with our Moroccan host culture — whether it has been in our homes with our host families, at school in our classes, or venturing to new places in Rabat or other parts of the country. 542 more words


Twelve TCK Takeaways

As exciting as my life of world travel has been, one of the most rewarding benefits of a career as an international teacher has been the joy of raising my children as “Third Culture Kids”. 565 more words


7 Benefits of High School Study Abroad

American students often don’t start thinking about study abroad until well into their college experience. But for the curious, independent high schooler, studying abroad comes with a long list of benefits that can be an invaluable kickstarter to a happy, meaningful future.  688 more words


Coursera launches in Brazil, becomes first online education provider to partner with its public universities

Emil Protalinski – TNW, 09/17/2014

Coursera today announced it is officially launching in Brazil. The company is teaming up with the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), its first university partners in Latin America to offer Portuguese courses. 96 more words

Trade, Economy And Development

Broadening Your Identity Abroad

According to Marginson (2012), international education is Australia’s third or fourth largest export industry; but, more than its profit-making business, it is an educational and social experience, an experience with immense potential to enrich the lives of all involved. 611 more words