Kovbasyuk, Olga Vladimirovna – Candidate of Pedagogy, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages and Intercultural Business Communication, Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law.
This paper describes the ways meaningful education enriches the possibilities of how global learning will heighten self awareness and cultural intelligence of students and helps them to become globally oriented personalities. Theoretical underpinnings of personality and ways of implementing meaning -cantered approach are explored. Cited also, are specific examples of teaching intercultural communication that provide an insight into how meaning cantered learning/teaching and nurturing develop global graduate attributes, and how these practices can be integrated into global learning.
Key words: personality, self-development, global learning, meaningful interaction.