Study Abroad Opportunity – New Zealand Summer 2015

Interested in Engaging in a Meaningful Experience “Down Under” Summer 2015? Join your friends and colleagues on an exploration of education, art, culture, and the well-balanced lifestyle of New Zealand. The trip will run from May 20 to June 19 and begin with a two-week stay in the Auckland area. Participants will explore Auckland on […]

“A Model Education”

From a recent article in Wake Forest Magazine: Cecilia Silva (’74) builds bilingual school in Argentina based on Wake Forest A coastal city in Argentina may seem an unlikely place for a private school modeled on Wake Forest. But Cecilia Rapela Silva (’74) has built a thriving school in her native country based on what […]

English Education Student Receives Richter Scholarship to Engage in Research in Europe

Andrew Waszkowski, a graduate student in English education, was recently awarded a Richter Scholarship from WFU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. This summer, Andrew will be conducting research on positive classroom community formation in various multicultural international schools in France, Germany, and Belgium. For more information, see Andrew’s abstract below. Today’s educators face the […]

Sam Best and Kara Gaynor Receive Richter Scholarships

Combined photos of Kara Gaynor and Sam Best, 2013 Richter Scholarship recipients

Sam Best, sophomore and Secondary English Education minor, is traveling to China this summer to investigate the potential impacts of “the knowledge economy” on 21st century education. While in China, he will spend the majority of his time as a participant-observer at the Wake Forest Summer Academy in Nanjing. Sam will participate as a co-teacher, […]

New Zealand Partnership Featured in the Local News

Two Elementary Education student teachers from the Department of Education were recently featured in several local news venues for their participation in an international exchange this semester. Laura Mayerchak and Caroline White spent the fall semester working in Meadowlark Elementary School classrooms and helped facilitate an informational exchange with students at Pt. England Primary School […]

Education Students Study Classrooms in Auckland, New Zealand

Eight WFU undergrads worked in classrooms at Pt. England Primary School in Auckland, NZ while participating in the new Summer Study Abroad program offered by the Department of Education, May 18-June 17. Students also learned more about Maori culture and the geography of NZ after two weeks of travel across the north and south islands.To […]