As part of its focus on global partnerships, Wheelock College provides a two-faceted education program on Barbados, focused both on strengthening the island nation’s early childhood education system and on providing immersive international learning experiences for Wheelock students.
Wheelock student-athletes spent the week in Guatemala City leading physical education classes with third graders and high school age students and art and dance activities with third graders and preschool age children.
Wheelock’s Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda, former president of the Republic of Malawi, told the graduates at the May 15, 2015 ceremony, “I’m an African woman, a mother, a grandmother, but also a leader.
Wheelock partnership aims to increase capacity for high-quality early child development services in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.
Pervasive malnourishment has immediate impacts on people’s welfare and presents longitudinal societal challenges.