The education system is one of the main attractions of New Zealand. Every year, hundreds of Latin Americans choose the peripheral country as their destination for training in various majors in higher education. For example, between 2015 and 2020, the number of Colombian students who chose New Zealand to study increased by 35%.
With this growing interest in mind, Education New Zealand, the New Zealand government agency for international education, was designed Masters classes in Latin America, an academic event in which people from this part of the world can experience classes taught in institutions of higher education in New Zealand, Ranked within the top 3 universities in the world, according to the prestigious list of QS World University.
“In New Zealand we talk about“ kaitiakitanga, ”which in Maori means caring for people and place. This concept is not only present in our daily life, but it also inspires our educational system designed to prepare students for the future. For us, it is very important for international students to have an approach, not only to this concept, but also to our teaching methodology, which is why we are delighted to provide the experience through Latam Masterclasses, ”explains Javiera Visedo, Director of Education New Zealand Education for Chile and Colombia.
The event, which will be held on May 3, 4, 5 and 6, which will have simultaneous translation into Spanish and Portuguese, will provide an opportunity to experience the educational system from home. From New Zealand, she is distinguished for offering a practical and collaborative learning style that provides skills and knowledge for a successful future.
During the four days, deans and professors from different New Zealand universities, including two Colombian professors, will address various topics related to virtual reality technology in education, renewable energy, the New Zealand SME environment, global citizenship, and information technology, among others. There will be 16 classes of 20 minutes each and participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.
The appointment with Latam Masterclasses will be from Monday, May 3 at 3:00 PM, and those interested in taking these free classes can register at www.thinknewnz.com
With information from Education New Zealand
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