Session 05.05

Destination unknown: how can we educate and equip the global citizens of the future?

With the future as a ‘destination unknown’ when it comes to jobs, disciplines and geographic orientation, our task as educators and higher education professionals is clear. We need to focus on educating and equipping these critical thinkers, problem solvers and future leaders – but how? This interactive session will share some dynamic examples of skill development, from the curriculum to gaining experience in practice, with the aim of supporting young people to acquire the skills to succeed.


  • Learning, teaching & curriculum
  • Partnership & networks


  • Aisling Tiernan, 
    Maastricht University, Netherlands


  • Dylan Gipson, 
    Institute of International Education, USA
  • Aisling Tiernan, 
    Maastricht University, Netherlands


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