Recent changes in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations mean that designated school officials are now required to carry out an increased range of responsibilities, proving and recording that students are undertaking OPT workplace-based training in a relevant field to their studies.
At a time when education leaders are expected to be "both futurists and strategists", sessions explored strategies for engagement and employability alongside innovative approaches to mobility at AIEA's Conference.
US higher ed should grasp opportunities to rethink internationalisation, which means not sanitising study abroad and ensuring authentic connections overseas and at home. So said Leymah Gbowee, Nobel peace prize winner, to AIEA delegates.
At the 35th annual Association of International Education Administrators conference in Washington DC this week, concerns were high as stakeholders reevaluated student mobility and international partnerships.
Delegates and thought leaders explored how to incorporate social responsibility into the curriculum and underlined the need to create “global citizens”, at the recent annual conference of the Association of International Education Administrators.