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AFS Global conference 2019: Active Global Citizenship - and How to Educate for It


, Montréal, Kanada



What will it take to empower more active global citizens determined to make their impact on the world? In 2019, the AFS Global Conference will tackle the tough challenges, opportunities and resources required to bring global competence education into the classrooms, youth leadership and study abroad programs.

Topics to discussed with leaders in education, NGOs, business, government, and agencies:

  • Winning strategies to bring global competence into classrooms and youth programs
  • How global competence improves critical thinking and problem-solving skills of leaders, employees and volunteers
  • Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution requires global skills not offered in 20th century classrooms 
  • Ways global education builds resilience to extreme ideologies and faiths that divide people
  • Cutting-edge study abroad programs that provide real-world learning opportunities for students from all backgrounds  
  • How global competence helps all stakeholders better connect resources and communities to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • The importance of media literacy and how social media energizes and hinders productive conversations on social activism, globalism and culture
  • Why a diverse and inclusive workforce leads to business innovation and ethical decision-making
  • Creative ways corporate social responsibility is changing the world

Target groups:

  • Educators & Students
  • NGOs & Youth Leaders
  • Policymakers
  • Business Leaders & Social Entrepreneurs
  • Media & Influencers
  • Faith Representatives

Scholarship applications for teachers and students to attend the 2019 AFS Global Conference available: Deadline 9 August 2019

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Globales Lernen, Globalisierung

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