Gateway Resources provides a free, comprehensive and informative resource portal aimed at informing the daily work of international educators and scholars around the world.

Gateway Resources

Whether you are looking for the latest news, job updates, resources on international programming, or simply want to keep a finger on the pulse of international higher education, Gateway Resources provides comprehensive and informative resources aimed at informing the daily work of international educators and scholars around the world. Please help us keep these resources updated and timely by sharing your suggestions and contributions here.

International Education Publications and Podcasts

Developed by leading international educators, the following resources provide a listing of foundational books, book chapters and/or articles in key areas of contemporary international education. This essential reading provides insight into the existing research and scholarship that informs our practice.
Gateway Case Studies is a collection of international enrollment management frameworks to assist higher education institutions develop an effective international student recruitment plan based on varied budget structures.
Gateway Surveys & Reports offers key findings on various topics within international higher education to enable institutions and organizations succeed in the next generation of international learning and engagement.
International Education Publications offers a listing of some of the newest books and related publications in international higher education.
International Education Journals offers a listing of some of the latest journal articles in international higher education.

International Education Podcasts invite listeners to learn about research and scholarship, innovations, and stories within the field of international higher education.

Gateway Faculty Toolkit

The Gateway Toolkit is a free resource for faculty members planning and directing education abroad programs. Gateway’s Education Abroad Faculty Toolkit will offer an array of pedagogically-sound instructional activities that can be integrated in education abroad courses. It complements university administrative and logistical services by offering a portfolio of tested and applicable instructional strategies to optimize academic learning and the development of global citizenship.

International Education Jobs & Career Resources

Gateway offers a free job board with postings that will appeal to those entering the profession for the first time and those seeking lateral or upward mobility. The Gateway Jobs board features vacancies of all professional levels across institutions and organizations located around the world.

Careers in international higher education can be professionally and personally rewarding. The site answers some of the major questions on getting established and navigating an international education career.

Careers in international higher education are professionally and personally rewarding. Provided here is a compilation of some of the most prominent and helpful career resources for professionals in international higher education.

Curious about who got your dream job? To the extent that we know, Gateway announces recent professional appointments in international higher education. Please let us know of others.
Check out additional jobs boards that announce vacancies within the field of international higher education.

Do you find yourself at a crossroads, or wondering if you stay or go? Sarah E. Spencer, Founder of OnPoint Global Strategies & Coaching, specializes in supporting global educators moving in or out of the sector through the entire employment process. 

News & Events

In International Higher Education

A robust listing of international higher education events happening globally. We feature seminars, workshops, fairs, conferences, conventions, and training programs targeting international education audiences. This calendar is part of Gateway Resources, a free, comprehensive and informative resource portal aimed at informing the daily work of international educators and scholars around the world.

Mark Beirn


An experienced global researcher and administrator, Mark Beirn brings a critical approach to risk management, factoring structural racism and identity-based violence into his rubric for supporting equitable global mobility.

Specialization Areas:

– Global Risk Management
– Education Abroad
– Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in International Education
– Health and Safety
– Curriculum Development


Stephen Appiah-Padi​


Stephen Appiah-Padi is an international educator with several years of teaching and administrative experience in both 4 and 2-year HEIs. An experienced global education practitioner-scholar, with a demonstrated history of success in the field.

Dr. Appiah-Padi has a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada in Educational Policy & Administration with a specialization in International/Intercultural Education.

At Northwestern College, he provided oversight in the administration of education abroad and international student services. In Lansing, Michigan, he first oversaw diversity and intercultural education at Lansing Community College, and later created the Center for International and Intercultural Education (CIIE) which merged intercultural engagement and international education programs of the institution, and he became its first director. Additionally, Dr. Appiah-Padi taught a course, “Diversity in the American Workplace”, to undergraduate management students of the College. In his current position, he provides leadership and vision in advancing strategic internationalization initiatives, including international partnerships and study abroad programs at Bucknell University.

Dr Appiah-Padi has created and facilitated several workshops for faculty and staff development in higher education and in business organizations. He has presented at several national and international conferences. In NAFSA, among several volunteer leadership positions, he has served as Dean of the Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication Workshop, the Leadership Development Committee member, Chair of the Africa Special Interest Group, and a Fellow of the Global Fellowship Program for mentoring emerging leaders of internationalization in African HEIs. He currently serves as a member of the NAFSA Board of Directors.

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Rosa Almoguera


Dr. Rosa Almoguera has worked as an international educator for over twenty years. She was trained as a Hispanic Philologist at the Universidad Complutense, in Madrid, and did her M.A. at the University of Pennsylvania. Her Ph.D., from Universidad Complutense included a field study and edition of written balladry “Romancero”. During many years Rosa combined teaching and her role as a senior administrator at the Fundación Ortega-Marañón in Toledo, Spain. At the Foundation, Rosa directed and, in many cases created, programs for the University of Minnesota, Notre Dame, Princeton, Ohio State, Arcadia, and the University of Chicago. She has also been a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota, University of Portland, and Interamericana de Puerto Rico.

Beginning in 2016, Rosa works as an international education consultant for both public and private European and US higher education institutions. Rosa has been successful in developing new partnerships and programs, as well as helping improve already existing ones.

Rosa is a member of Forum and NAFSA and has presented with higher education professionals on innovative academic and research programming, STEM in study abroad and Nationalism in Europe. Rosa is currently completing the final Professional Certification from the Forum on Education Abroad.