Going Global 2018
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre,Malaysia2-4 May 2018 #GoingGlobal2018#GG2018Malaysia@HEGoingGlobal
Creating 21st century skills, knowledge and impact for society-wide good
We welcome challenging perspectives, and are especially interested to hear from thought leaders anticipating and driving future agendas.
Tan Sri Dr. Noorul Ainur, Sec Gen Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and Rebecca Hughes, Director of British Council during the handing over ceremony for Going Global 2018
What is Going Global?
At Going Global 2018, we will explore how tertiary education institutions are equipping young people with the skills and knowledge to benefit their communities, be that at a local, national or global level. Tertiary institutions in the 21st century are both globally connected and locally engaged. They play a key role in communities – from helping to develop globally-minded citizens and fostering international partnerships, to creating the conditions for industry collaboration and social innovation. They also act as agents of social change, inclusion and mobility. In light of today’s financial, environmental and political challenges, how can tertiary education leaders and policymakers communicate the role and impact of institutions in these areas? What are their top priorities in ensuring national tertiary education is fit to shape the societies of tomorrow, as well as to meet the future needs of students, employers and their communities? How can global tertiary networks contribute to achieving this? These opportunities and challenges will be explored through the following lenses: new skills, new graduates social and international mobility demonstrating impact future-proofing the systems of tertiary education institutions new models of delivery.
‘It is our collective responsibility to collaborate internationally in order to address social challenges through education’
Three-day conference in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 150+ high-profile speakers. 30+ exhibitors. 1,000 participants from 80+ countries. 35+ interactive sessions, including roundtable discussions and knowledge exchange workshops. Welcome networking reception.
Ministers, policy advisers and government officials. Vice-chancellors, rectors, presidents, deputy presidents and vice-presidents. Senior decision makers from business, international education organisations and institutions. Thought leaders and opinion formers.
Expand your global network of education leaders. Explore opportunities for global collaboration and partnerships. Engage with insights on the most pressing issues for global education.
Submit a poster proposal beforeFriday 12 January 2018Register to attend the conference fromTuesday 9 January 2018Discounted early bird rates apply untilMonday 12 March 2018
Standard rates apply until registration closes on Monday 23 April 2018 More details on our website: www.britishcouncil.org/going-global
‘Why do we come to Going Global? I think many of us in the university sector come looking for answers to our problems, solutions to our challenges. The answers are more likely to come when we are able to share our latest conundrum not only with our immediate neighbours, but also with colleagues facing quite different challenges, perhaps from a university many thousands of miles away.’
Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities
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"What (Going Global) does is to bring innovations and best practices together so that all education institutions from around the world can tap into those ideas."
© British Council 2017 /H071The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
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