ICDL participating at CAIE (Conference of the Americas on International Education)

This week begins in Chile the 2021 edition of the CAIE (Conference of the Americas on International Education) organized by the  Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (OUI – IOHE). This Forum exhibits close collaboration between higher education institutions and national, regional and international organizations, offering a platform from which to address current challenges, emerging trends and promote best practices in international education.

CAIE aims to promote academic collaboration, establish institutional ties, consolidate strategic alliances and exchange success stories related to the internationalization of higher education to promote development at the local, regional and international levels. This year it is consolidated under the topic “Tracing the future: Strengthening the global community of knowledge” It invites people who work in teaching or research, in organizations or civil society organizations, specialists and other interested people, to present proposals for posters or parallel sessions that, in line with the central theme of the Congress, motivate exchanges on the different ways in which the internationalization of higher education strengthens the global community of knowledge and accelerates the pace and scope of academic and scientific contributions and social, providing shared solutions to global challenges.

ICDL México is participating as a sponsor in support of Directors of the main Universities associated with the OUI, in the Discussion Table: “International certifications and accreditations, a step forward in lifelong training.” This session will highlight that continuing education, also called “lifelong training” by UNESCO, is the process of training and updating required to respond to the demands of the work and professional environment.

The Academic Directorate of the OUI– IOHE established the importance of having innovative solutions to solve this need. In this discussion table, the advantages offered by the “Digital Badges” and the International Certifications of Competences will be announced; global options for the recognition of continuing education. Program and more information at https://caie-caei.org/en/caei-caie/caei_en/

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