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Bourn, Douglas; Kalsoom, Qudsia; Soysal, Nese; Ince, Burtay – Development Education Research Centre, 2023
The concept of education for sustainable development (ESD) has emerged as one of the important educational themes in the past two decades. Advocates of ESD believe that ESD can lead to socio-economic and environmental justice. However, there is lack of research on the influence of teacher education programme on student teachers' conceptions of ESD…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Preservice Teachers
Meredith, Alyson – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
The aim of this research was to assess how the COVID-19 global pandemic impacted overseas school partnerships in 2020, through to January 2021. It was undertaken with teachers involved in the British Council Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) programme to provide insight into how and why partnerships have been impacted. It also…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Partnerships in Education, Barriers
Roots, Anne – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
The aim of this study was to research whether teachers see global school partnerships as an effective tool to support anti-racist and inclusive approaches and deliver practice that reflects, is representative of, and engages all pupils. Over the last year, events have led to increasing debates around Black Lives Matter, the urgent need to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education, International Cooperation
Reid, Keri – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
Our partnership with a Ghanaian school is often used to promote International School Partnership (ISP) programmes. This study aims to explore our 'success story' from the perspective of our colleagues in Ghana. Do they consider our partnership to be successful or is our partner school merely serving a dominant Northern global citizenship agenda?…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, International Programs, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
Stones, Tina; Collacott, Mary; Christie, Beth – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
Learning for Sustainability (LfS) is a key component of Scottish Education. However, policy interpretation and enactment is a complicated process and there can often be a difference between policy intentions and implementation. The following research explores how one campus (for pupils aged 2-18) in Scotland undertook a year-long all staff career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development
Simpson, Jen – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
With school budgets at their tightest and a wealth of choices for teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD), how do senior leaders make the right decisions on training which will deliver real change to classroom practice? CPD must go beyond adding content and resources to an already overwhelmed curriculum but also consider how teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Teaching Methods
Bourn, Douglas; Hatley, Jenny – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
This report has been produced by Douglas Bourn, Director of Development Education Research Centre at UCL and Jenny Hatley from Bath Spa University, on behalf of the Our Shared World Coalition of organisations. The focus of Our Shared World is to lobby UK government and other policymakers on why Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Learner Engagement, Disadvantaged
England, Ruth – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
This small-scale qualitative research study examines the extent to which teachers involved in Global North-South School Partnerships engage with learning about shared colonial histories. Existing research in this field suggests that teachers' lack of knowledge and confidence leads to historical context being largely absent from such projects.…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Developed Nations, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Participation
Ager, Jen – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
This research project aims to illustrate the journey of school partnerships between primary schools in Cumbria, UK and Moshi, Tanzania. Using a qualitative approach, the study shares the processes involved from making first contact with an oversees link school to expanding a successful model of partnership working to a cluster of schools in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Elementary Schools, Institutional Cooperation
Flint, Sharon – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
Lesotho and Wales have undergone significant curriculum changes recently, and both advocate the desire for their learners to be 'active citizens' and to acquire core life skills that allow them to be 'creative contributors' to society. The Connecting Classrooms Through Global Learning (CCGL) cluster lead schools in this research have been working…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Partnerships in Education
Cotton, Colette – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
This research was undertaken by teachers and students from 5 countries who were all working together on a Zero Waste project. The schools were in Borneo in Malaysia, Taiwan, the Punjab district of India, Jordan and the Southeast of the UK. It looks at how schools from such diverse areas of the world can work together successfully on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Empathy
Galpin, Ali – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
Contemporary society is changing and evolving at a fast pace; children in our society are exposed to a plethora of information, which is both overwhelming and confusing to young minds. It has never been more crucial to help children navigate around the complexities of our world and support them in attaining the essential tools to help them on this…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Global Approach, Reading Material Selection, Learner Engagement
Yates, Jane – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
The aim of this research was to capture learning from teachers in Cumbria about global learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. It gathered data on teacher engagement in global learning between March 2020 (the start of the first national 'Lockdown' in England) and March 2021 when Lockdowns in England were fully lifted. It explored the barriers and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries
Cook, Stewart – Development Education Research Centre, 2022
This research project aims to evaluate the impact that a British Council Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning project had on the children and parents' stereotypical views and images of the Middle East. This study focuses on a largely monocultural school in rural Lincolnshire and a large, diverse school in the centre of Beirut, Lebanon. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Global Approach, Children
Tinkler, Aimée – Development Education Research Centre, 2021
The aim of this study was to research the perceptions children in my school, a small rural primary school in England, have of India, the country with which we have an established international school partnership. The intention was to provide an insight into the images our children have developed over the course of our link project which began…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Rural Schools, Elementary School Students
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