Global Citizenship Education: Essential for Employability & the 21st Century Workforce

3rd Annual AFS Asia-Pacific International Global Citizenship Education Forum
20-23 April 2017 in New Delhi

How does Global Citizenship Education drive Employability?
How does Employability shape Global Citizenship Education?

AFS and the AFS Asia-Pacific Initiative (AAI) with the support of UNESCO New Delhi Office, invite those who share our learning to live together philosophy to join us in exploring, understanding and addressing the issues of our time that both hinder and help the efforts to advance the Global Citizenship Education Movement.

The third Annual AFS Asia-Pacific International GCEd Forum will connect educators, intercultural learning practitioners and researchers with employers and corporations plus governments, institutions, policy-makers and others in Asia-Pacific who have a stake in the future of the region and its most precious commodity: its people.

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In our second century of service, AFS Intercultural Programs’ aim is not only to transform tens of thousands of lives each year through our international exchange and host family programs that span 99 countries, but also to truly make intercultural learning opportunities and global citizenship education more accessible, relevant and actionable for all people worldwide, both in and outside of the classroom.

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There are many reasons to join us in Delhi:

  • Meet and network with regional leaders from the education, policy and corporate sectors to exchange ideas, opportunities and practices.
  • Gain a better understanding of how intercultural skills and global citizenship are necessary in the 21st Century workplace and why developing these competencies must go hand-in-hand alongside science, math, technology and engineering within our education systems.
  • Identify strategies appropriate to your role for incorporating and increasing intercultural learning and global citizenship education in your curricula.
  • Become familiar and share with your colleagues the latest methodologies, research, programming opportunities and resources available to incorporate intercultural learning and global citizenship education into your work—whether in schools or in corporates.
  • Identify strategies and plans for joint actions that will raise awareness of the value of intercultural and global citizenship skills in the 21st Century workplace for both learners and employers.



2017 Program

AAI Agenda - Feb 2017

Past Events & Featured Speakers

AAI Meeting 2016

Second Asia Pacific International Forum, 2016

Asia Pacific International Forum, Intercultural and Global Citizenship Education: The Necessity of Global Competence in the 21st Century, 16-18 March 2016 in Perth, Australia.

2015 AFS – AAI

First Asia Pacific International Forum, 2015

Asia Pacific International ForumLearning to Live Together – Intercultural Education: From Ideas to Action, 15-17 April 2015 in Bali, Indonesia.