The Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan (FICHET) along with seven universities of Taiwan attended 2013 Going Global Conference in Dubai from March 4th to 6th. The delegation from Taiwan was led by Dr. Tony W.T. Lin, Director General, Department of International and Cross-strait Education, Ministry of Education and the participating universities included National Chung Hsing University, Taipei National University of the Arts, National Taiwan Normal University, Tamkang University, China Medical University, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei Medical University, FICHET and British Council, Taipei.
Going Global is one of the largest international education conferences in the world for policy makers and practitioners. It is organized by the British Council as part of its Internationalising Higher Education portfolio. This year’s conference theme is ‘Global education: knowledge based economies from 21st century nations’. The conference brings together policy makers, ministers, vice-chancellors, thought leaders and leading practitioners from over 70 countries to debate the most pressing issues affecting the international education community.