Session 09.14

Developing global skills for future teachers through virtual exchange: Reflections from Ghana, Norway and Denmark

  • Friday 29 Sept
  • Dock 14, Level 1, Rotterdam Ahoy
  • Level: Beginner
  • Related Expert Communities Mobility Advising

There are many challenges and opportunities in virtual exchange and collaboration. In this session, we will look at the experiences of three teacher education departments based in Ghana, Norway and Denmark. We will focus on the pros and cons involved in developing global teaching skills in North–South exchange, and we will reflect on how the students’ experiences can inform pedagogical practices.


  • Student and staff mobility
    • Student exchange and study abroad


  • Steinar Mathisen, 
    Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway


  • Charles Kojo Assuah, 
    University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, Ghana
  • Anne Lassen Zakaria, 
    University College of Northern Denmark, Denmark