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Jack Webster – Curriculum Matters, 2023
Digital citizenship education (DCE) is a concept that looks to develop learners as competent, critical, and active participants in digitally connected societies. "The New Zealand Curriculum" ("NZC") conveys a vision of DCE across subject disciplines, yet digital citizenship is scarcely defined in teaching content or learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
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Perreau, Maria – Curriculum Matters, 2019
In this discussion of global citizenship education (GCED) in Aotearoa, I will be drawing upon my experiences teaching in international education, teaching the "New Zealand Curriculum," and my research in the field of citizenship-and social-justice education in Aotearoa New Zealand. I advocate approaching GCED as part of a broader…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Social Justice, International Education
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McKenzie, Peter – Curriculum Matters, 2019
The typical paraphernalia of protest was all present: witty signs, bullhorns, an enormous crowd. As the protestors charged onto the parliamentary forecourt, their slogans echoed off of the marble facade. But they had suddenly gone silent. Out of the crowd stepped four people, and they began to tell their stories. Relentless feelings of inadequacy,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Social Action, Political Attitudes
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Wood, Bronwyn E. – Curriculum Matters, 2019
The idea of global citizenship or world citizenship is the idea that human beings are "citizens of the world" (Dower & Williams, 2002, p. 1). This notion of membership of a wider global, universal, or cosmopolitan citizenship goes back to the Stoics in the time of the ancient world of the Greeks and the Romans (Heater, 1999). In such…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Definitions, Foreign Countries
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Macfarlane, Sonja – Curriculum Matters, 2019
Global citizenship education (GCED) is UNESCO's response to the impact of global warming, poverty, inequality, and human-rights violations that threaten peace and sustainability worldwide. The goal of GCED is to empower learners of all ages to appreciate that these are serious issues and to actively advocate--both locally and globally--for more…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Pacific Islanders, Empowerment, Citizenship Education
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Sheehan, Mark – Curriculum Matters, 2017
Learning about controversial historical issues is an essential feature of citizenship education in democratic societies, but in New Zealand, the high-autonomy national curriculum leaves it up to teachers to choose whether they engage their students with difficult questions about the past. This can place teachers in an awkward position. They do not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Citizenship Education, National Curriculum