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By Emmanuel Jean Francois

"Glocal" schooling melds the industrial benefits of globalizing larger schooling with the advantages of incorporating neighborhood views. This ebook explores glocal education's reason; social, cultural, and fiscal foundations; key recommendations; and implementation.

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Modern nation-states of the world are independent. They govern themselves and act in ways that protect their independence, survival, and existence, as well as their interests (Mearsheimer, 1994). The relations, diplomatic ties, or trade that a modern nation-state develops with another nation-state are negotiated and maintained in that context of survival and protection of self-interests, through accords, conventions, and treaties. The traditional practice of international education occurs within the legal frameworks provided by international relations between countries.

This MOU shall form the basis of a detailed and legally binding agreement to be drafted and executed in the future. This MOU is subject to the laws and regulations of their respective countries. Both universities agree that this MOU is incorporated into, and will provide the foundation and framework for, projects developed by academic and administrative units from the two universities and documented in other subsequent agreements. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties by their authorized agent or representatives have signed this MOU on this October 15, 2012.

Similarly, the Association of International Educators (NAFSA, 2003) noticed that the United States effectively lack a coherent, clearly articulated, proactive policy for imparting effective global literacy to our people as an integral part of their education and for reaching out to our future foreign leaders through education and exchange. (p. 7) 42 B U I L D I N G G L O B A L E D U C AT IO N Simandiraki (2006) asserts that lack of information about the global world is a sign of deficiency for any education system.

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