IE University gathers its Junior Advisory Board

Written on June 5, 2013 by Roberto Arribas in General, Highlights

JAB 2013IE University is holding until Friday June 7 the fifth meeting of the International Junior Advisory Board, a committee of fifteen pre-university students from South Africa, Germany, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, Macedonia, Czech Republic, India, Canada, Slovenia, Iraq, Italy and Taiwan. The campus of Santa Cruz la Real de Segovia and the IE headquarters in Madrid are the places where the council is meeting in order to propose ways to improve education.

These are young talents selected by IE University among students from more than one hundred schools in Africa, America, Asia and Europe through the twenty-five international offices IE maintains worldwide. The fifteen boys and girls have in common an extraordinary academic profile, mastering several languages ​​and special competence in different disciplines. During their stay in Spain, students bring to the academic authorities of the university their views on the future of higher education in a global world that is becoming increasingly competitive and cosmopolitan.

During their stay, they will attend various workshops and classes taught by recognized experts and teachers of IE, as well as leisure activities to explore the Spanish culture and various excursions to the cities of Segovia and Madrid. The young fifteen finally submit a report of findings on the landscape of education, highlighting those aspects that should be improved in order for the university to adapt to their needs and concerns.

(Spanish Version)

2013-06-04 09.43.20-4IE University reúne a su Consejo Asesor Junior

 IE University celebra hasta el próximo viernes 7 de junio la quinta reunión de su Consejo Asesor Junior Internacional , un comité integrado por quince estudiantes preuniversitarios procedentes de Sudáfrica, Alemania, Reino Unido, Zimbabue, Macedonia, Chequia, India, Canadá, Eslovenia, Iraq, Italia y Taiwan. El campus de Santa Cruz la Real de Segovia y la sede de IE en Madrid son los lugares donde este consejo se reúne con el fin de hacer propuestas para la mejora de la educación universitaria. 

Son jóvenes talentos seleccionados por IE University entre alumnos de más de un centenar de colegios de África, América, Asia y Europa a través de las veinticinco oficinas internacionales que IE mantiene en todo el mundo. Los quince chicos y chicas tienen en común un perfil académico extraordinario, el dominio de varias lenguas y una especial competencia en distintas disciplinas. Durante su estancia en España, los estudiantes aportarán a las autoridades académicas de la universidad su opinión sobre el futuro de la educación superior en un mundo global  cada vez más competitivo y cosmopolita.  

Durante su estancia, asistirán a diversos talleres y clases impartidas por reconocidos expertos y profesores de IE, además de realizar actividades de ocio para conocer la cultura española y distintas excursiones por las ciudades de Segovia y Madrid. Los quince jóvenes, finalmente, presentarán un informe de conclusiones sobre el panorama de la Educación, resaltado aquellos aspectos que se deben de mejorar con el fin de que la universidad se adapte a sus necesidades e inquietudes


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