Veronica Boix Mansilla

Principal Investigator and Lecturer in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, USA

Veronica Boix Mansilla is a principal investigator and lecturer in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, USA. She leads the IdGlobal Project, chairs the Future of Learning Institute, and teaches graduate courses on interdisciplinary and global education. With a background in cognitive science, human development, and education, she examines how to prepare our youth for a world of increasing complexity and interdependence. Veronica's research focuses on global competence as it develops among learners and teachers in various world regions; quality interdisciplinary research and education among experts, teachers, and youth; and quality teaching and learning in disciplines, including history, biology, and the arts, as lenses through which to understand the world. Veronica serves as an advisor at a variety of institutions including the Asia Society, Association of American Colleges and Universities, Council of Chief State School Officers, the Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, the International Baccalaureate, WorldSavy, and Global Kids. She is the author of multiple papers and books, including Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our Youth to Engage the World.

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