Project Updates

Advancing Higher Education through University Management Reforms

Over the course of two months, university administrators from Ghana, Ukraine, Uganda, Georgia, and Tanzania shadowed their counterparts at US universities in order to create new, innovative ways to lead reform in management policies at their home

Teacher Engaging Parents to Address Teen Pregnancy in Mali

When Malian teacher Aissata Sankare arrived at Montclair High School in Montclair, California she was confused by the American high school students carrying plastic babies from class to class.

New Beginnings: ICT Trainings for Unemployed Citizens in Kazakhstan

As Central Asia’s wealthiest country, Kazakhstan continues to attract a multitude of foreign investors as the country aspires to be one of the top exporters of oil by 2020.

International Teachers Return Home with New Perspectives

Last month, a cohort of 70 teachers from 29 different countries returned home after the six-week Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) program to implem

Mandela Washington Fellows and the Next 100 years of Nigerian Leadership

Gerald Afandani, Chair of the Mandela Washington Fellowship West African Regional Advisory Board, along with numerous distinguished Nigerian panelists, will be speaking at the Nigerian Leadership Initiative’s 6th Annual Christopher Kolade Symposi

IREX Showcases Global UGRAD 2014-2015 Participant Virtual Exchange Projects

In celebration of International Education Week 2014, Global UGRAD participants designed Virtual Exchange Projects to demonstrate the impacts of their Global UGRAD program experience, utilizing technical skills they have gained through the program

Resilient Faculty Seek Higher Ed Reform in Iraqi Kurdistan

Over 75 faculty from 10 universities in Iraqi Kurdistan crowded into a hall in Erbil waiting for workshop sessions to begin, many of whom had traveled hours to participate.

Pursuing a Passion for Radio Leads to Employment in the West Bank

What determines whether an internship leads to a job offer? The answer lies with both the student and employer. Internships offer an opportunity for students to try different careers and for employers to match candidates to positions.
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