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Educating the Global Citizen

Thursday 8 September 2016
13:30 – 15:30
World Technology University Network Congress 2016

This session enabled participants to hear from speakers from a range of world technology universities about the role they play in educating global citizens.

13:30 – 15:30 Educating the Global Citizen

Chairs: Professor Peter Coaldrake, Queensland University of Technology and Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris, University of Bradford


  • Professor Sundararajan Ramachandran, Hindustan Institute of Tecnology and Science: Status of Higher Education, Objectives, Assessment and Learning Outcomes and Higher Education in India Vision 2030
  • Professor Paul Feigin, TECHNION – Israel Institute of Technology: Educating the Global Engineer, Technion’s Approach
  • Professor Ramamurthy Nagarajan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras: Role of Joint Degree Programmes in Educating the Global Citizen
  • Dr Marta Fernandez, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: Why 21st century students are choosing Technical Universities
  • Dr Rhonda Lenton, York University: Trends Impacting Higher Education in Canada, Educating the Global Citizen, Internationalization, the Implications and Opportunity for Universities
  • Professor John Davies, Connacht-Ulster Alliance: Educating the Global Citizen: the particular opportunities for the Technological University
  • Professor Sing Kong Lee, Nanyang Technological University: Changing Education at a Rapidly Developing University in Singapore

Session Slides

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