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Empowerment and Study Abroad

Empowerment is a people-centered approach to education which increases the spiritual, social, and economic strength of individuals and communities. Nations are using it to make a difference in people’s lives, and international educators are using it to help students impact the world around them.   One way to define Empowerment within International Education is…     The Latin root for Education is…

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Unspoken Rules in Study Abroad

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Before you go abroad, it is important to know the unspoken rules within the customs and culture. Most of the time, we don’t think twice about what we’re doing, let alone how it might be offensive. If you knew that direct eye contact was…

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