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Learning, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Kayleigh Reddy is an international student currently engaged with the MA Education. Having completed her undergraduate studies in French and History, she is now working in the Middle East. Her current role as a language teacher, has given her a unique insight into the importance of Emotional Intelligence in the global context of Education.


Potential benefits of peer mentoring for supporting international students in Higher Education

Leask (2009) suggests the globalization of higher education requires more efficient engagement and interaction with students in all universities. However, international students often experience a range of adjustment difficulties including isolation (Riche and Jacklin 2007; Sawir et al. 2007), language proficiency and limited support networks.