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Global Up team attended #AIEA2022 in New Orleans, LA, USA. Pictured here Linda Stuart, Director of Global Program Innovation meets with Dr. Irene Ziegler, Program Director, Division of International Education, University of New Orleans, the top higher education partner for Global Up in the U.S. “The Global Competence Certificate (GCC) has transformed the way I teach intercultural competence to my students and opened avenues for honest conversations on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) topics,” said Dr. Ziegler, who has also facilitated the GCC for 25 other university staff and faculty.

Re-Thinking Interculturalism

Global Up’s Anaïs Chauvet is presenting: “Impacts of virtual exchange on high school students’ global competence: a mixed methods analysis of the AFS Global You Adventurer program” with Betsy Hansel.

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Weaving Global Competence into Law and Business Education

Two dynamic experts make the case for global competence as an essential component of education. They showcase how they’ve taken the lead to prepare their students to be effective lawyers and business professionals in their fields, while making a meaningful difference in the world. The panelists were Professor Carl Warren from the University of St. Thomas School of Law directs the Community Justice Project, and Dr. Jennifer Teague is Program Lead for Global Business and the School of Business’ Education Abroad programs at Purdue University Global.

New Virtual Education Programs Launch: Global Up Abroad & Global Up Educator

Presenting the newly upgraded version of the Global Up Abroad, for students to reflect on themselves as cultural beings before departing, see themselves in new contexts during, and reflect on their growth and new lifelong skills upon returning home. We also showcased Global Up Educator, a new version applicable for both in-service and preservice teachers. Find out why global competence is so important for those who are working with K-12 students around the world and how we’re building that into our outreach efforts.

How to Global Up Your Institution: Industry Leaders Share Their Perspectives

Are you committed to global-readying your institution? Curious about different approaches and how to implement global competence development for your students, faculty & staff? Hear different perspectives and implementation approaches from a panel of leading government agents, NGO, and higher ed institutional leaders. These partners have all institutionalized the AFS Global Up.