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For half a century, Global Gateway for Teachers has been helping students have transformative experiences around the country—and around the world—giving them invaluable intercultural immersion experiences while also fulfilling their student teaching requirements.

As global trends change, so too does the need for more transformational, international learning, especially in science education. A new project from the IU School of Education will help prepare teachers for this need.

Senny Suzanna Alwasilah may be studying at the IU School of Education as a visiting scholar with a Fulbright scholarship, but her connections to the school go back many years.

The IST Design Research Group, led by Professor Elizabeth Boling, has been awarded the 2021 Outstanding International Research Collaboration Award by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Technology, Instruction, Cognition & Learning Special Interest Group (TICL SIG).

Shukufe Rahman, a Ph.D. student in science education, has won the Santosh Jain Endowed Memorial Scholarship. With the aid she plans to do a pilot study in the Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh next summer.

Vesna Dimitrieska, Director of Global Education Initiatives at the IU School of Education, was recently honored with two major awards in her field—the 2020 AACTE Award for Global/International Initiatives and the 2020 NNELL Award for Outstanding Support of Early Language Learning.

Amy Pickard, Assistant Professor in Instructional Systems Technology, will be part of an initiative from IU Global with a goal of enhancing the ability of students to communicate and collaborate across national and cultural boundaries, and to increase their understanding of and respect for norms and values different from their own.

Vesna Dimitrieska, Coordinator of Global Education Initiatives, has won the Best Practice Award in Support of Global and International Perspectives from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. The award recognizes her unique work between the School of Education and the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.

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