(11th - 13th October)
The Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) is an essential forum for stakeholders in Higher Education that fosters fruitful dialogues and debates, aiming to contribute to the internationalization and quality of Higher Education. This conference took place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, Canada from 11th to 13th of October.
During the session called Curricular innovation and the development of Global Citizenship, Mariella Olivos presented her speech of “Collaborative Projects, and Internationalization at home: opportunities to increase employability and Global Citizenship skills, the case of Universidad ESAN in Peru”.
The aim of this session was to share the results of a research study in a Peruvian university after implementing strategies to increase employability and global citizenship skills among their students and alumni. As well, Mariella explained to the audience about the Erasmus Link-you project case to promote Employability between Europe and Latin America through the crowdsourcing application strategy as a tool to create a network that seeks to bring together industries, academics and students, as this will allow the exchange of knowledge between academia and companies, attract funds Private partnerships for research, which will in turn promote, a better level of innovation and enterprising entrepreneurial spirit.