Developing global perspectives and respectful knowledge through international mobility programs

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What is at the heart of developing a global perspective? Cultural sensitivity and the principle of reciprocity are central. At Charles Sturt University, the Wiradjuri phrase “Yindyamarra Winhanganha”—“the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in”—informs the way our social work international mobility programmes contribute to that realization. A multidimensional approach to planning and facilitation requires insightful leadership and an alignment of access and equity themes embedded throughout the curriculum. Outcomes for staff and students are life-changing; they are transformational and include critical reflection on eco-social work, human rights, and social justice within programmes that contribute in meaningful ways to host communities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe globalisation of higher education
Subtitle of host publicationDeveloping internationalised education research and practice
EditorsTimothy Hall, Tonia Gray, Greg Downey, Michael Singh
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783319745794
ISBN (Print)9783319745787
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2018


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