Global Experiences at the Neag School

Dedicated to ensuring that its graduates are fully prepared to serve as productive and socially conscientious global citizens in the years to come, the Neag School continues to expand its international partnerships with a number of institutions around the world, offering students across the School opportunities to live and study abroad, as well as additional professional learning opportunities for others affiliated with the Neag School.

Interested in pursuing a teaching career? Learn more about the Neag School’s Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program and Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates.

Student Opportunities

London Cohort 2014
Students enrolled in the IB/M program at the Neag School are invited to apply for the Neag School of Education London Study Abroad Program.

Students enrolled in select Neag School academic programs are invited to explore the following opportunities for international study:

  • Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Fifth-Year Nottingham Study Abroad Program – Designed to support fifth-year IB/M students with a concentration in secondary social studies, this fall-semester program set in the English city of Nottingham provide provide participants with the skills and knowledge to be exceptional social studies educators. Participants will teach in Nottingham-area schools and take coursework at the prestigious University of Nottingham.
    For more information, contact Alan Marcus, associate professor in the Neag School, at alan.marcus@uconn.edu.

 

Additional Global Initiatives

  • Germany Fulbright Program – With a grant from the German-American Fulbright Commission, the Neag School hosted a cohort of professional educators from Germany for a two-week short course that built upon the strategic plans of the Neag School of Education, and the University of Connecticut, to internationalize our academic programs.The theme of this program – diversity in U.S. education – aligns with the Neag School’s strategic area of focus of social justice as well as with the School’s global education initiatives. Together, Neag School faculty, Neag School students, and secondary school partners worked together through this project to foster a rigorous professional learning community, with the aim of improving teacher knowledge and instruction regarding culturally responsive pedagogy.
    Program dates for 2016 were held March 20 through April 2, 2016. Read more about the visit here.

For more information, contact David Moss at david.moss@uconn.edu.