Fueled by globalization, the internationalization of adult and higher education in Canada is happening at a rapid pace. According a recent study (AUCC, 2007), the number of international students in Canadian higher education was 70,000 full-time and 13,000 part-time in 2006. The findings suggest that adult educators of higher education must make more purposeful attempts at the internationalization of research, curricula, and pedagogy that would highlight and contest the hegemonizing effects of globalization on individuals and societies and work to prepare graduates for responsible global citizenship in a civil society.Author: Mary V. Alfred, Shibao Guo.
The benefits of internationalization are many and varied, so are potential risks and unintended consequences. Quality issues and challenges related to internationalization. It is forecasted that by 2025 the demand for international education will grow to 7.2 million students- a quantum leap from 1.2 million students in 2000. Globalization and the internationalization of adult and higher education: Challenges and opportunities for Canada and the United States. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Adult Education Author: Carrie J. Boden, W. Franklin Spikes.
Aug 12, 2019 · 7th of March 2019, 13:00 (WET/GMT-1) In 2019 the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) and DVV International continue to build global dialogue, support an exchange of ideas and critical reflection on highly relevant Continue Reading →. “Adult Education” is defined as all kinds of further learning and teaching of adults, as it is covered by the category of “non-formal learning” in the docu-ments of the European Union. The aims of the project are threefold: to update and enlarge the already existing study program European Master in Adult Education (EMAE), to widen.