A globally oriented education system is crucial to ensuring that our young people have the skills they need to lead and succeed in a world with increasing levels of disruption, complexity and inter-connection. Globalisation of jobs, trade and economies mean that young people will increasingly work globally and have to navigate expanding cultural diversity both at home and abroad. The Victorian Department of Education and Training is leading government schools to provide global learning and engagement opportunities and programs to students in their schools. The Department of Education and Training conducted empirical and secondary research to understand Victorian school connection with global learning and engagement activities and examined world-leading practices in order to better equip schools and students for a global future.
Participants will learn about global learning and engagement activities and perceptions in Victorian schools. This session will provide the research findings and evidence base to support schools to internationalise and equip students to be the next generation of leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and employees with the skills, knowledge and outlooks to become all they can be and to succeed in a rapidly changing world.