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Coelho, Dalila P.; Caramelo, João; Menezes, Isabel – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
Considering discursive transitions in development education, we discuss the main findings of a qualitative study with practitioners in Portuguese development nongovernmental organizations, based on semi-structured in-depth interviews. Our goal was to understand practitioners' accounts of their field of action and the discursive transition between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Qualitative Research, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Wagener, Marina – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
This paper describes and analyses the results of research into the learning experiences of young people in Germany who sponsor a child living in the Global South as part of their school activities. First, the research context and methodological approach is presented. A qualitative-reconstructive design was applied using the documentary method of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, School Activities, Qualitative Research
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Casali, Rachel – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
In an increasingly globalized world there is continued debate within educational research about the existence and identity of the global citizen. This article contributes to this exploration by locating the debate within the further education (FE) and skills sector. It is based on the author's MA dissertation and examines the understandings of the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Migrants, Citizenship, Foreign Countries
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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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Scheunpflug, Annette; Krogull, Susanne; Franz, Julia – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
Global learning aims to change behaviour and attitudes. Changes in these areas are not easy to assess. This article discusses the documentary method, which belongs to the group of qualitative reconstructive research methods. The authors argue that this method allows reflection on collective orientations and tacit knowledge. The different steps of…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Sustainability, Qualitative Research, Behavior Change
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Balls, Emily – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
This article is based on qualitative field research carried out in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in 2013 for an MA dissertation in Education and International Development at the UCL Institute of Education. It analyses interpretations of education for sustainable development (ESD) in Viet Nam, relating these to key debates around instrumental and democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Pasha, Aamna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
This paper attempts to understand the value of the ideology of global citizenship in Pakistan by looking at students' values and attitudes. In particular, it explores students' understanding of the term "global citizen" and their attitude towards the concept. Using a case study approach, interviews were conducted with six students in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Student Attitudes, Values
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Bennell, Sheila J. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
The interaction of leadership, collaboration, and networking in the development of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) is examined in five north Wales primary schools noted for their ESDGC development. Strong leadership and considerable, but varying, forms of distributed leadership were found in each of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Citizenship Education, Global Approach
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Van Gent, Marije; Carabain, Christine; De Goede, Irene; Boonstoppel, Evelien; Hogeling, Lette – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
In this paper we report on the development of an inventory that measures global citizenship among adolescents. The methodology used consists of cognitive interviews for questionnaire design and explorative and confirmatory factor analyses among several datasets. The resulting Global Citizenship Inventory (GCI) includes a global citizenship…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Global Approach, Measures (Individuals), Adolescents
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Bentall, Clare; McGough, Hannah – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article focuses on the degree to which students in further education (FE) colleges in England personally engage with global learning during specific initiatives to incorporate global learning in the curriculum, drawing on findings from the 'Global Learning for Global Colleges' (2009-12) research and development project, funded by the UK…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Global Education, Learner Engagement, Student Participation