Transnational Education and Learning Society, Inc. (TELS)


Vision Statement

Serve as the most reliable forum for discussions and innovation in transnational education and learning theories and practices that contribute to a humanist, authentic, and inclusive world.


Mission Statement

Provide leadership in transnational education and learning by networking communities of stakeholders through education, communication, publication, research, advocacy, and consulting activities, around the principles of borderlessness, inclusion, authenticity, quality, and sustainability



The Transnational Education and Learning Society (TELS) provides the following services:

Education: Organization of formal and non-formal education activities.

Communication: Conference, workshop, debates, forum.

Publication: Book, monograph, journal, proceeding, magazine, report, blogs.

Research: Qualitative and quantitative transnational research studies.

Advocacy: Advocacy policy paper, support for public policies.

Consulting: Consulting in research and training.



Dr. Emmanuel Jean Francois

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

College of Education and Human Services

800 Algoma Blvd, NE 513

Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone: (920) 203-7477

Fax: (920) 424-0858



Dr. Mejai Bola Mike Avoseh

University of South Dakota

School of Education

UED Delzell Education Center 201D

414 E. Clark Street

Vermillion, SD 57069

Phone: (605) 677-5260

Fax: (605) 677-5438



Dr. Wendy Griswold

Kansas State University

Center for Hazardous Substance Research

104 Ward Hall

Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone: (785) 691-7192


Director at large:

Dr. William H. Young III

University of South Florida

College of Education

4202 E. Fowler Avenue, EDU 151G

Tampa, FL 33620

Phone (813) 974-1861

Fax (813) 974-3366


Director at large:

Dr. Monica Fedeli

University of Padova

Via Beato Pellegrino, 28

Padova, 35137, Italy

Phone (39) 049-827-1713

Fax (39) 049-827-1753

Director of Technology and Innovation Committee:

Dr.Yenni M. Djajalaksana

Maranatha Christian University

Faculty, Information Systems Program

Bandung 40164, Indonesia

Phone: (62) 22-2012186 Ext. 295


Director Organizational Development and Sustainability Committee:

Dr. Matata Mokoele

Durban University of Technology

Senior Director Human Resources

P.O. Box 1334

Durban, 400

South Africa

Tel. 031-373-2243

Cell. 083-636-1478

Fax. 031- 373 -2387


Director of Research and Publication Committee:

Dr. Alex Kumi Yeboah

Assistant Professor

Dalton State College

School of Education, Gigniliat Memorial Hall, G5

650 College Drive

Dalton, GA 30720

Tel. 706-272-2592

Fax. 706-272-2495