TITLE

Discovering Asia

AUTHOR(S)
McKinnon, John
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
New Zealand International Review;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the last twenty years the Asia New Zealand Foundation has played an increasingly important role in educating New Zealanders about Asia. The foundation's purpose has been to 'equip New Zealanders to thrive in Asia'. Its efforts are focused in three target areas: the population as a whole, the school population and opinion-leaders. The first aims to provide information that renders what is happening in Asia intelligible from a New Zealand perspective. The second is approached through three lenses: cultural competency, preparedness for the workplace, and language learning. The third, which has been a staple of the foundation's work since its establishment, includes supporting journalists, teachers, artists, and others to travel to Asia.
ACCESSION #
94985972

 

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