Global Up programs have been designed by AFS as a special learning and development opportunity for adults around the world. This award-winning virtual exchange program gives young adults and professionals across fields the skills and knowledge to succeed in a globalized world. Global Up offers a unique opportunity for professional development, networking with international educators and professionals, and becoming an active global citizen.
This 6-week interactive virtual exchange program has 4 key benefits:
1 – Global Networking
Global Up provides a platform to connect with a dynamic community of international educators, trainers, and professionals. Participants expand your network through immersive virtual exchange experiences and make lasting connections with like-minded individuals from around the world.
2 – Powerful Virtual Exchange
The virtual exchange component of Global Up is a short and impactful experience that blends synchronous and asynchronous learning, as well as individual and peer-to-peer learning. This approach provides a well-rounded and engaging learning experience that helps develop global competencies and skills.
3 – Path to Active Global Citizenship
Participants in Global Up contribute to a more connected and inclusive world through intercultural understanding and active global citizenship. The program provides a unique opportunity to deepen one’s understanding of their role in promoting cultural awareness and creating a better world for all.
4 – Personal and Professional Development
Global Up is an excellent opportunity for professionals and students to take their careers to the next level and succeed in a rapidly globalizing world. Skills like problem-solving, team work and intercultural communication are increasingly in demand by employers everywhere—and this program provides targeted development of such skills.
The next Global Up programs begin in May, July and September. Individuals from around the world can enroll to boost their career, expand networks, and make a difference as an active global citizen. More information and sign up is available at globalup.com/individuals.