Internationalization project to face the uncertainties of work market

By Brito, C.R.; Santos, H.D.; Amaral, L.A.; Ciampi, M.M.; Vasconcelos, R.

Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE



This paper is a work in progress research to practice project developed in order to enhance the quality of engineering programs. It is a fact that the so called global work market has become challenging and increasingly multicultural The not so new trend for university programs is the internationalization that is a strategic element to raise the quality of courses and thus attracts more students. This trend has made many universities to revise and update their strategies so that their students and their graduates can have the essential academic and professional skills that allow them to enter and to stay in the work market. Although it is not the only measure that guarantees a good course it adds value for the formation of the new professional. The objective is to make it more attractive and promote the double diploma in order to higher the quality of the offered programs.


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