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Strachan, Amy – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2020
This article contends that in England, where the status of science as a core subject has been weakened due to a focus on high-stakes accountability testing, a global learning approach reignites science as a subject that can nurture active global citizens. It argues that teacher knowledge and teachers' personal and professional commitment to global…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers, Science Education
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Barratt Hacking, Elisabeth; Taylor, Carol A. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2020
This article offers a novel foray into international mindedness and posthuman theory. International mindedness underpins the International Baccalaureate's aim to achieve a better and more peaceful world. However, in a global context of planetary emergency and widening inequalities, it seems imperative to rethink international mindedness within a…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Theories, Advanced Placement Programs, Citizenship Education
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Kurian, Nomisha C. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
This article critically examines how the concept of empathy is mobilized in the rhetoric of development education, and explores different ways of conceptualizing empathy as a pedagogical ideal and an affective experience. Its premise is that the concept of empathy has been insufficiently probed within academia, even though paradigm shifts in…
Descriptors: Empathy, Poverty, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Vaccari, Victoria; Gardinier, Meg P. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Education policymaking has gone global. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to galvanize efforts to promote sustainable development, decrease global inequalities, and realize universal quality education. Supporting these efforts, two leading international organizations, UNESCO and the OECD, have set out normative frameworks for their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Organizations, Position Papers, Educational Policy
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Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
The understanding of transformative education in this article is based on the principles and practice of global learning. Globalization is understood as a transformative process creating challenges for society, human beings and education. Global learning, framed within sustainability and justice, is understood as a way of handling the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Sustainability
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Sälzer, Christine; Roczen, Nina – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
International large-scale assessments such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) yield comparative indicators of student achievement in various competence domains. This article focuses on global competence as a suggested cross-curricular domain for the PISA 2018 study. The measurement of global competence is related to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
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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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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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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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Mravcová, Anna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
Global citizenship is still a relatively new concept concerned mainly with the growing prominence of global and development education issues. The importance of this phenomenon is increasing in the area of education, which must be able to respond to the interconnection and interdependency of the current world. There is an effort to support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Higher Education