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Shultz, Lynette; Pashby, Karen; Godwaldt, Terry – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
This article examines the processes of youth engagement in an "invited space" for Canadian secondary school students. The organizers created a participatory citizenship education space in which Canadian students discussed their views and visions and developed their policy position on global citizenship and global citizenship education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Citizenship Education, Student Participation
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Lansing, Jade; Farnum, Rebecca L. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Study abroad in higher education is on the rise, marketed as an effective way to produce global citizens and undermine international boundaries. In practice, however, programmes frequently reify rather than challenge states: participants "study Morocco" rather than "exploring Marrakech." This framing reproduces real and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Case Studies, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Büker, Gundula; Schell-Straub, Sigrid – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Global learning facilitators from civil society organizations (CSOs) design and enrich educational processes in formal and non-formal educational settings. They need to be empowered through adequate training opportunities in global learning (GL) contexts. The project Facilitating Global Learning--Key Competences from Members of European CSOs (FGL)…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Competency Based Teacher Education, Facilitators (Individuals), Global Education
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Abdi, Ali A. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
The recent growth of global citizenship scholarship, especially in so-called Western universities, could entice us into making constructive assumptions about the viability of this area of study and teaching. Especially with respect to the lives of young people, the promise of global citizenship and its growing disciplinary popularity can be read…
Descriptors: Criticism, Youth, Global Education, Citizenship
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Calvo, Adelina – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
In this paper I analyse the state of development education (DE) in Spain, considering the specific context of the country, its history and the challenges it currently faces. I provide a review of the overall policy framework, highlighting the Spanish Cooperation Strategy on DE as a significant turning point in the consolidation of DE. Theoretical…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Varadharajan, Meera; Buchanan, John – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Increased migration of people(s), goods, ideas and ideologies necessitate global understanding, empathies and responses on the part of teachers and their students. This paper investigates the effects on 100 primary pre-service teachers' understandings of and attitudes toward a semester-long course exploring, inter alia, global development. The…
Descriptors: Altruism, Student Attitudes, Global Education, Citizenship
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Khoo, Su-Ming – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
This article explores inter- and transdisciplinarity, given the need for more complex, relevant, and transformative knowledge to shift society towards more sustainable futures. It connects practical questions about economic, societal, and ecological limits to questions about the limitations of academic knowledge. Transdisciplinarity involves…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Futures (of Society)
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Yumoto, Hiroyuki – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Japan's educational system has undergone a series of reforms over the past decade or so. Through these reforms, the ruling party has strengthened the involvement of the government and local authorities in education. At the same time, there has been a growing tendency for teachers to avoid taking up political issues in classrooms, in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy
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Moraes, Silvia Elisabeth; de Almeida Freire, Ludmila – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
This article discusses the formation of a "planetary citizenship" based on the "ecology of knowledges" perspective in Brazilian universities. It is informed by the authors' experiences and the partial results from a research project entitled "Planetary citizenship and the ecology of knowledges: Interdisciplinarity,…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Huckle, John – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
The Global Learning Programme (GLP) in England employs a new form of networked governance to deliver education for sustainable development in schools. This article focuses on Biccum's claim that such programmes serve to sustain the prevailing neo-liberal hegemony by further marginalizing critical voices such as those drawing on Marxist and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Sustainable Development, Critical Thinking, Critical Theory
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Shulsky, Debra D.; Baker, Sheila F.; Chvala, Terry; Willis, Jana M. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Disappearing cultural, political and physical boundaries push humanity beyond a one-community perspective. Global citizenry requires a set of literacies that affect the ability to communicate effectively, think critically and act conscientiously. This challenges educators to consider reframing instructional practices and curricular content. The…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship, Teaching Methods, Multiple Literacies
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Regueiro, Patricia Digón; García, Rosa María Méndez; DePalma, Renée; Matos, Silvana Longueira – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Development education has a long and well-established trajectory in terms of initiatives promoted by international organizations, national governments and civil associations, accompanied by a growing awareness of the significance of global issues. Nevertheless, an analysis of the education policy reflected in the official Spanish and English…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela; Andreotti, Vanessa; Sutherland, Ali – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
In the recent "National Youth White Paper on Global Citizenship" (2015), a selection of Canadian youth identified their vision for global citizenship education (GCE). The document articulates the Canadian youths' vision for global citizenship and outlines changes that need to be implemented in order for that vision to be achieved.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Position Papers, Global Approach, Citizenship Education
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Angele, Claudia – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Nutrition and consumer education may be regarded as a constituent part of global education. It is, however, necessary to explore the connections between the specific subject didactics of nutrition and consumer education, and global education more closely within current academic discourse if we are to understand it better. Currently, there is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nutrition Instruction, Consumer Education, Global Education
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Mule, Lucy – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
International volunteerism is increasingly associated with shaping global subjectivities of participants. Significant numbers of Global North volunteers--whether working through established volunteer organizations, corporations, nonprofits, academia, or personal networks and connections--engage in education related activities while in the Global…
Descriptors: Global Education, Personal Narratives, Volunteers, Citizenship
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