Officials signing documentsKen Montgomery, dean of education, and president Robert Gordon of the University of Windsor sign a memorandum of understanding with Nagoya University representatives dean Jiro Taki and professor Norihito Taniguchi of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Agreement to advance educational ties to Japan

The University of Windsor and Nagoya University in Japan will explore joint research projects, visiting fellowships, and student exchange opportunities under an agreement signed Friday, Sept. 1.

The UWindsor Faculty of Education and Nagoya’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development pledged to co-operate in activities advancing the internationalization of teacher education.

“Through this partnership, we aim to advance teaching and research while nurturing a global perspective that enriches the experiences of students and faculty members from both institutions,” said UWindsor president Robert Gordon. “Our combined efforts have the potential to illuminate new pathways in education and foster collaborations that literally and figuratively transcend oceans.”

Ken Montgomery, dean of education, also welcomed the connection.

“We are very pleased to have concluded this memorandum to enhance educational and cultural understanding between our two institutions and our two countries,” he said. “Nagoya University is an excellent partner for us, given our mutual interest in higher education and teacher education especially.”

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