21 April 2020

"Digitalisation in the days of COVID-19" - EAIE Forum magazine editorial

What effect is digitalisation having on your work in international education? And how is it re-shaping the nature of the student experience in international higher education? As campuses across Europe and around the world move temporarily to online delivery in response to the COVID-19 crisis, there could not be a more opportune time to reflect on the benefits and challenges of alternative virtual environments for internationalisation.

17 January 2020

Global engagement - tie-in between institutional and national strategies


In a recent chapter in Ireland's Yearbook of Education 2019-2020, I argue for a closer connection between the global engagement strategies pursued by universities and those put forward by national governments.

Noting that universities have increasingly shifted their international strategies to a broad focus on global engagement (rather than a narrower focus on certain aspects of student mobility), it is interesting to interrogate whether the international education strategies adopted by national governments have followed suit.

Unsurprisingly, governments and institutions tend to approach internationalisation (or global engagement) in different ways, and for different ends, leading to clear gaps between institutional and national strategies.

Read the full chapter at https://educationmatters.ie/irelands-yearbook-of-education-2019-2020/higher-education/global-engagement-offers-new-opportunities-for-ireland/

9 October 2019

Recognition as IEAA Senior Fellow

IEAA Fellowship is a new professional credential that recognises and rewards IEAA members for their education, experience and engagement in international education - https://www.ieaa.org.au/professional-learning/fellowship

Based on my work in international education in France, Australia and Ireland, I'm delighted to have been recognised as an IEAA Senior Fellow: