Learning, using and exchanging global competence in the context of international postgraduate mobility

Moskal, M. and Schweisfurth, M. (2018) Learning, using and exchanging global competence in the context of international postgraduate mobility. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 16(1), pp. 93-105. (doi:10.1080/14767724.2017.1387768)

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Abstract

The paper offers a theoretically grounded analysis of international postgraduate students’ perspectives on the importance and development of global citizenship knowledge and competences while they are studying, and how these are valued and enacted afterwards. It draws on a series of interviews with non-Western international postgraduates during their studies in the UK and upon return to their home countries. It uses the concepts of social and cultural cosmopolitan competences as a framework to discuss the perceived benefits of educational mobility, and the possibilities and limits of social connectedness and openness in the internationalised university environment.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Moskal, Dr Marta and Schweisfurth, Professor Michele
Authors: Moskal, M., and Schweisfurth, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Robert Owen Centre
Journal Name:Globalisation, Societies and Education
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN:1476-7724
ISSN (Online):1476-7732
Published Online:18 October 2017
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor and Francis Group
First Published:First published in Globalisation, Societies and Education 16(1): 93-105
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
638921Students mobility, culture change and capacity building in sending countries - a comparative studyMarta MoskalBritish Academy (BRITACAD)SG131149SCHOOL OF EDUCATION