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Rajika Bhandari

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  • Re-envisioning Internationalization: International Education for What?

    By: Rajika Bhandari on Thursday, March 14, 2013

    It is estimated that 1.7 billion people in the world live in absolute poverty. Close to 40 percent of the world’s population lives without access to improved sanitation, with the vast majority in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. And when it comes to education, only 10 percent of the world has access to a secondary education, and this proportion plummets to 1 percent for a higher education.


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Rajika Bhandari is Deputy Vice President of Research and Evaluation at the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York where she leads two major research projects—Open Doors and Project Atlas—that measure international higher education mobility at the domestic (U.S.) and international level.

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For more than nine decades, the Institute of International Education has been at the forefront of international education. The Opening Minds blog is IIE’s take on how this field continues to change. Here the Institute’s leaders will explore international educational exchange, global student mobility, institutional partnerships, international development, and other topics and trends that are shaping higher education around the world.

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