CEHS partners with University of Pretoria


CEHS partners with University of Pretoria

02 Aug 2013    

An author always hopes his words have impact. Ted Hamann is seeing first-hand how a 2009 journal article he co-authored led to an educational partnership between the University of Pretoria in South Africa and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Hamann, an associate professor in the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences, was in Pretoria last week for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between UNL and the University of Pretoria.

This freshly minted partnership will provide mutual benefits for the two institutions, including collaborative research, education-abroad opportunities and comparative study of education. By example, Hamann and UNL assistant professor Theresa Catalano co-led an education abroad visit with a dozen graduate students in CEHS's Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in July. They studied alongside South African peers, visited local schools and heritage sites and were exposed to a cross-section of South African cultures.

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