At a time when education leaders are expected to be "both futurists and strategists", sessions explored strategies for engagement and employability alongside innovative approaches to mobility at AIEA's Conference.
US higher ed should grasp opportunities to rethink internationalisation, which means not sanitising study abroad and ensuring authentic connections overseas and at home. So said Leymah Gbowee, Nobel peace prize winner, to AIEA delegates.
At the 35th annual Association of International Education Administrators conference in Washington DC this week, concerns were high as stakeholders reevaluated student mobility and international partnerships.
Delegates and thought leaders explored how to incorporate social responsibility into the curriculum and underlined the need to create “global citizens”, at the recent annual conference of the Association of International Education Administrators.
Despite budgetary challenges, evolving technology and shifting demographics higher education institutions have placed innovation and widening access to international experiences at the top of their agendas according to stakeholders at the AIEA conference held this week in Washington, DC.
The AIEA conference revealed priorities of leading study destinations: how to ensure dual outcomes from international education; how to encourage Western outbound student flow and how to measure/improve academic performance of the global cohort.