World View College Updates
April 2006

The World at Your Fingertips: English Language Newspapers from Across the Globe

International English language newspapers offer a great opportunity for you and your students to gain a perspective of how people in other countries view international current events and the U.S. They can be integrated into any course that you are teaching to add a global perspective.

Europe
Albania
Albanian News
Austria
AustriaNews
Bulgaria
Focus News
Cyprus
Cyprus Mail
Czech Republic

Prague Monitor
Denmark
Copenhagen Post
Finland
Helsingin Sanomat

France
French-News
Germany
GermanTimes
Gibraltar
Gibraltar Chronicle

Greece

Kathimerini
Hungary
Budapest Business Journal
Iceland
Iceland Review

Ireland
Irish Independent
The Irish Times
Italy
Ansa
NewsNow
Latvia
The Baltic Times

Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein News
Lithuania
Lithuanian News Agency

Malta

Times of Malta
N. Ireland
Belfast Telegraph
Norway

Norway Post

Poland

Warsaw Voice

Portugal
Portugal News

Romania
Press Review
Russia
Moscow Times
Pravda
Scotland
Edinburgh Evening News
Slovakia
Slovak Spectator
Slovenia
Slovene Press Agency
United Kingdom
London Evening Standard
Manchester Evening News

Latin America and Carribean
South America Daily
Argentina
Buenos Aires Herald
Brazil
Estadao
Chile
Santiago Times
Costa Rica
La Nación
Cuba
Granma
Falkland Islands
Penguin News
Mexico
The News Mexico
Venezuela
Vheadline
Bahamas
Nassau Guardian
Barbados
Barbados Nation
Belize
Belize First.com
Bermuda
The Royal Gazette
British Virgin Islands
Island Sun
Dominican Republic
The Chronicle
Jamaica
Jamaica-Gleaner
Jamaica Observer
St Lucia
St Lucia Mirror
St. Maarten
The Daily Herald
Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad Express

Australia , New Zealand & Pacific Islands
Australia

The Australian
Sydney Morning Herald
Melbourne Age
New Zealand
New Zealand Herald
Otago Times

Africa
All Africa
Angola
Angola Press
Cameroon
The Herald
Ethiopia
Ethiopian News Agency
Kenya
Daily Nation
East African Standard
Libya
Jamahirija News
Morocco
Morocco-Today.info
Nigeria
Guardian
Daily Times of Nigeria
Vanguard
South Africa
Dispatch
Daily Mail & Guardian
Sudan
Sudan
Uganda
Monitor
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Independent

Asia
Afghanistan
Afghan Web
Afghan Daily
Radio Afghanistan
Afghan Press Agency
Azerbaijan
Baku Today
Bangladesh
Bangladesh Observer
Daily Star News
Cambodia
Phnom Penh Post
China
China Daily
China Peoples Daily
Xinhuanet
Hong Kong
South China Morning Post
India
The Hindu
Times of India
Deccan Herald
Indonesia
Jakarta Post
Japan
Japan Times
Kazakhstan
Kazinform
Korea (North)
Korean News
Korea (South)
Korea Times
Seoul Times
JoongAng Ilbo
Kyrgyzstan
Times of Central Asia
Laos
Vientiane Times
Malaysia
New Strait Times
Daily Express
Nepal
Nepal News
Pakistan
Pakistan Today
The Frontier Post
Philippines
Manila Bulletin
Singapore
Straits Times
Sri Lanka
Daily News
Taiwan
Taipei Times
Thailand
Bangkok Post
The Nation
Pattaya Mail
Vietnam
Vietnam Net
Vietnam Chronicle
Thanh Nien

Middle East
Bahrain
Bahrain Tribune

Egypt
Egypt Today
Middle East Times
Al Ahram
Iran
Iran-Daily
IRIB
Tehran Times
Iraq
Azzamam
Iraq Today
Israel
Jerusalem Post
Jerusalem Report
Haaretz Daily
Jordan
Jordan Times
Kuwait
Kuwait Times
Lebanon
Beiut Daily Star
Lebanon Newswire
Oman
Oman Daily Observer
Times of Oman
Palestine
Palestine Chronicle
Palestine News Agency
Qatar
Al Jazeera
Gulf Times

The Peninsula
Saudi Arabia
Arab News
Syria
Syrian Times
Al Thawra
United Arab Emirates
Gulf News
Khaleej Times
Yemen
Yemen Times

 

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Community College Symposium
November 15-16, 2006

"The Global Economy"

Location
The William and Ida Friday Center (Chapel Hill)

Cost
$135 per person
$425 for a team of 4 or more from the same college (save $115)
Only $75 for each additional team member

For more information, please call (919) 962-9264 or visit http://www.unc.edu/world

 

Grand Opening!
North Carolina China Center


The North Carolina China Center celebrated its grand opening in Raleigh in February. Chairman Duane Long said organizers "believed strongly in a future in which the cooperation between businesses and individuals in North Carolina and China could lead to the creation of greater understanding, increased appreciation of our differences and similarities, and a brighter future for people of both countries." 

The Center will foster business opportunities, industrial collaboration, academic exchange, and cross-cultural understanding. Speakers included former Governor James Hunt; congressmen David Price, Brad Miller, and Robert Etheridge; and NC Commerce Assistant Secretary Tony Copeland.
 

Teach in China


Tentative Dates:
July 7 to August 4, 2006

International Partnerships in Education, LLC is pleased to offer educators the opportunity to spend this summer in China enhancing the conversational English skills of Chinese high school students. The program consists of a 20-day teaching program followed by a private 3-day cultural tour of Beijing.

Participants receive:
Round-trip flights
Air transportation within China (Guangzhou  Beijing)
All ground transportation and lodging
Excursion in Guangzhou (1-day)
Cultural tour of Beijing (3-days)
All meals (except on-your-own days)
Program orientation and tour guide

Participants will use their teaching expertise and experience to
enhance the conversational English skills of Chinese high school students and develop and prepare appropriate lesson plans for their classrooms

Program Cost: $1,798.00

Applications are reviewed and accepted as they are received. 
Additional information is available on the ipie.us website at:
http://www.ipie.us
email: info@ipie.us

 
International Volunteer Opportunities for
Teachers
and Students



URGENT CALL for teachers and students to apply their diverse knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm to aid communities in need. United Planet, a Boston-based non-profit organization devoted to fostering cross-cultural understanding, takes international education to a new level. By providing volunteer opportunities in over 50 countries, United Planet empowers students and teachers seeking to make a difference through humanitarian projects worldwide. While "uniting the planet," volunteers strengthen their global perspective and gain greater cultural understanding of another culture, as well as each other.

Special opportunity for teachers and those studying education: a 4-week Group Quest to Ranong, Thailand to teach English this July. A Boston Teacher who spent 8 weeks in Ranong last summer will lead the Quest. This is a great chance for teachers to stretch their limits and challenge themselves in and out of the classroom! Click here to read more about this Quest.

Additional Group Quests include non-education related projects such as building homes in Chile (specifically for students), mentoring students in China, or supporting orphans in Romania. You can read more about United Planets' individual and group quests here.

United Planet encourages volunteers to get their community involved in fundraising for their trip. Program fees include all accommodations, meals, language lessons, cultural excursions, and more. Starting from $1595.

For more information, visit http://www.unitedplanet.org ,
send email to mailto:quest@unitedplanet.org , or call 1-800-292-2316. Help United Planet join the world in a community beyond borders.

 
Education Tour of
South Africa


July 23 to August 5, 2006

Join fellow educators on a special tour of South Africa and learn about the status of education reform and the particular challenges faced by townships and rural schools. South Africa Partners is pleased to offer this educational tour, which will travel to four cities: Johannesburg, East London, Mthatha, and Cape Town.

Take this opportunity to expand your knowledge of South African education system. Highlights of the tour include:

* A guided tour of Johannesburg and Soweto, including the Apartheid Museum.
* School site visits and meetings with local educators.
* Time in the classroom, as the guest of a South African teacher.
* Trip to rural areas, including Qunu, where Nelson Mandela grew up.
* Visits to museums and cultural sites.
* Meetings with our partners, including Centre for the Book & the Nelson Mandela Rural Schools Programme.

Tour cost: $2,100 excluding overseas airfare (estimated between $1,300-$1,600). This includes domestic flights within South Africa, all domestic transportation, twelve nights accommodation, 2 meals per day, and event admissions. Our travel agent will be happy to work with you to extend your stay in South Africa. Options include: the Garden Route, Drakensberg Mountains, and game parks. Space is limited. Deposit due May 1st.

For more information about the trip, call (617) 443-1072 or email mailto:info@sapartners.org. To find out more about South Africa Partners, please visit http://www.sapartners.org