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October 2006 
  
Special Preview of Next Month's eRecruitment Sessions
  

An all new eRecruitment session will be presented at four NAFSA Regional Conferences in early November, featuring new co-presenters and fresh content. Here are just a few slides to whet your appetite:

Internet Usage by Language (2006) and Growth (2000-2006). Do not copy without permission: cheryl@usjournal.com


One Laptop per Child


Top Ten Global Websites


We hope you'll join us for eRecruitment: A Dynamic S.W.O.T. Analysis:

  • Region X: Rochester, NY; Monday, 6 November
  • Region II: Kansas City; Wednesday, 8 November at 9 a.m.
  • Region VIII: Washington, DC; Friday, 10 November at 9 a.m.
  • Region IV: St. Louis; Tuesday, 14 November at 8:30 a.m.

Contact cheryl@usjournal.com if you would like to schedule an appointment during any of those conferences.


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Cross Promotions: Like-minded Sites and Events
  

Update on Chile's English Opens Doors Program: The Chilean Ministry of Education began its English Opens Doors program in 2003 to improve and foster the teaching and learning of English in Chile. This year, the Ministry launched a new, innovative initiative to improve the early training of future EFL teachers. It involves government-funded scholarships and tuition-waiver agreements between 24 participating Chilean universities and their foreign partners in English-speaking countries. More than 30 EFL Teaching degree-seeking Chilean students were granted the Semester Abroad scholarship and are currently studying at institutions in the USA, UK and Canada. Several hundred candidates for this scholarship will be applying for 2007. To learn more about how your campus can participate in Chile's nationwide campaign for bilingualism, please contact Carmen Oria at carmen.oria@mineduc.cl or phone 56-2-487-5083 / 5079. More information (in Spanish) is also available at http://www.ingles.mineduc.cl/ (Programa Semestre en el Extranjero, Medida Presidencial 26).


a2 International Education Fairs: Contact Serena Olmezoglu, serena@aafair.com or http://www.aafair.com/

  • 4 - 8 Nov 2006: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir (Turkey)
  • 11 - 12 Nov 2006: Almaty (Kazakhstan)
  • 11 - 15 Apr 2007: Izmir, Ankara, Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 27 - 28 Apr 2007: Casablanca (Morocco)

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* a2 Fairs: 15 years of education counseling; 5 years of student recruitment fairs; 215 institutions from 24 countries have attended a2 Fairs. Join us!


The ICEF Berlin Workshop: Contact Harald Kreiner, tel +49 (0) 228 201 1946, h.kreiner@icef.com or http://www.icef.com

  • 5 - 7 Nov 2006, Hotel InterContinental, Berlin (Germany)
  • More than 700 education agents from 80 countries worldwide (1,200 event participants)

The ICEF Americas Workshop: Contact Harald Kreiner, tel +49 (0) 228 201 1946, h.kreiner@icef.com or http://www.icef.com

  • 3 - 5 Dec 2006, Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami (USA)
  • More than 200 education agents from around the world (special focus on Latin America)

5th Washington International Education Conference: Contact inquiries@washcouncil.org or washcouncil.org.

  • 22 - 23 Jan 2007: Washington, D.C.
  • Network with Washington-based government agencies, and gain practical insight on marketing and global student mobility

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