Why you need emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. Read more here http://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/why-you-need-emotional-intelligence

Proposed European university networks must be flexible and innovative

Higher education is back to the top of EU's political agenda. And why not, there is the highly successful Erasmus student exchange programme that has brought together partnerships among universities, students and researchers in the past 30 years. At his recent recent Sorbonne speech, Emmanuel Macron presented one idea - the creation of European university… Continue reading Proposed European university networks must be flexible and innovative

Germany, ASEAN seek to boost vocational training cooperation

German experts and representatives from the embassies of ASEAN nations in Germany gathered at a forum in Hamburg city on March 2 to seek ways to expand cooperation in vocational training... Read more here https://en.vietnamplus.vn/germany-asean-seek-to-boost-vocational-training-cooperation/127321.vnp

Closing the Skills Gap in Latin America

The Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and Junior Achievement Americas produced a white paper which presents key takeaways from the roundtable discussion Closing the Skills Gap in Latin America organized in July 2017. Read more here.

Countries, Experts and Agencies Meet to Measure Progress toward Education 2030

... foundations to track progress on SDG 4 are now in place, most of the indicators have been set and development work is underway for those remaining indicators. The institutional mechanisms are ready to go. We now need to move forward, confident that those in power will prioritize – and act on – the robust… Continue reading Countries, Experts and Agencies Meet to Measure Progress toward Education 2030

NAFSA leaders renew commitment to diversity and inclusion

At the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Washington Leadership Meeting (WLM 2017), education leaders reaffirm commitment to globally engaged citizens, diversity and inclusion. NAFSA's Executive Director and CEO Esther D. Brimmer released an official statement on January 31, 2017 in response to Trump Administration's executive order banning U.S. entry of thoroughly vetted refugees and citizens from… Continue reading NAFSA leaders renew commitment to diversity and inclusion

International Education Experiences, my other Mentor

The last of our 2016 CBIE blog series is my very own post where I shared my experiences as a student and a young professional in Italy, Paris and Singapore.   I would dare say that study abroad experiences allow individuals to gain deeper knowledge of peoples and countries more than any travel guidebook or… Continue reading International Education Experiences, my other Mentor

Vietnam-EU to expand education cooperation

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET, Vietnam) organized a higher education forum for Vietnamese and European universities to share experience in teaching, research and management, explore opportunities for program and research cooperation and sign agreements. Read more here http://vietnamnews.vn/society/345608/viet-nam-eu-universities-cooperation-gets-more-opportunities.html#W35DGWDrE4qyIYEO.97

Philippines and transnational education partnerships

The PIE news features a Q&A with Commissioner Minella Alarcon and Dr. Fay Lauraya on the launch of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)'s transnational education project set to boost internationalisation efforts of the country’s top universities. Read more in the following link: http://thepienews.com/news/500k-dedicated-to-develop-philippine-tne/

Facilitating transformation through International Education

My colleague Lisa Brunner from University of British Columbia shares her thoughts on the transformative impact of international education experiences. Read her post on CBIE's Without Borders blog. http://cbie.ca/facilitating-transformation-international-education/