The French Legacy in Africa

Source: exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu French Marriage to Africa: At the end of WWII, France began a process of decolonization as nationalist movements surged in its African colonies. In the 1960s, France formally gave independence, and in doing so, entered into special agreements with their new authoritarian leaders, and effectively maintained relations from 1958 to 1995. The “curious” relationship … Read More

The first steps in teaching English abroad

Here at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, we frequently receive inquiries about the different opportunities that exist to teach English as a second language (ESL) abroad. Teaching ESL to students around the world is a rewarding experience that exposes one to a new culture while also gaining quality skills needed to succeed in a … Read More