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Amos, Ruth; Levinson, Ralph – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Socio-scientific inquiry-based learning (SSIBL) incorporates the European Commission's approach to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). These relationships are elaborated into a pedagogic model encouraging young people to ask real-world questions that interest them, collect evidence to answer the questions and, as a result, to take personal…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Science and Society, Science Instruction
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Gyoh, Son – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
The effort to promote interdisciplinary research in development and global education risks the erosion of its core values by more theoretically established fields of development. This becomes urgent when little research attention is given to strengthening the theoretical foundation of core concepts and themes, such as global poverty and…
Descriptors: Poverty, Global Approach, Disadvantaged, Social Justice
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Bendix, Daniel – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
Germany has only recently started to discuss the possible contribution, on a conceptual basis, of post-colonial theory to development education. Drawing on key policy papers, this article explores how post-colonial and antiracist critiques of German development education have changed the field in the past decade. It first provides the history of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Criticism, Educational History
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Khazem, Dima – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
Critical realism offers a useful epistemology and ontology for conceptualizing theoretical and methodological considerations in global learning and may help to bridge the quantitative/qualitative divide that plagues social science. This article elaborates critical realist principles, concepts and methodologies to explain how they can be employed…
Descriptors: Realism, Sustainability, Global Approach, Social Sciences
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Scoffham, Stephen – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
This article considers some of the key challenges and opportunities for global learning. It is argued that global learning is a confused terrain that is emotionally 'hot' because it impacts on deep-rooted notions of nationality and personal identity. The difficulty of engaging with controversial issues such as power relations, social injustice,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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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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Bourn, Douglas – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
Teachers are seen as key actors of change within programmes and projects on global learning. But all too often they are regarded in an instrumental way or as promoters of some form of ideal global teacher. Evidence from the UK and elsewhere suggests that if a pedagogical approach is taken to the role of teachers within the process of learning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Social Change
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Aubrey, Meg – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
This article discusses CLICK, a collaborative theatre project between the Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company in Wales, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Australian Theatre for Young People, and Inspired Productions in New Zealand. This case study demonstrates the value of using arts education to bring together young people from multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Art Education, Cooperative Programs
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Darji, Brijesh B.; Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
Globalization has an immense effect on education. Education relies on the teacher and the process by which teachers are developed. In this context, the expectations of teacher role and options for teacher preparation today have key roles to play in educating children to become responsible citizens of increasingly multicultural societies and active…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Global Education, Minimum Competencies, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
This article deals with understandings of change. It attempts to provide a framework for comprehending the hopes and assumptions concerning change that are implicit within global learning. The proposed framework of understanding draws on the theoretical perspectives of 'world society' (Luhmann) and "homo absconditus" (Plessner), and…
Descriptors: Models, Social Change, Global Education, Systems Approach
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Bruce, Judy – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
As a teacher, educator, and strong advocate for service learning, I became very interested in both the opportunities and the limitations of current approaches to service learning. This article begins to sketch an as yet unrealized relational approach to service learning, drawing on ideas about encounters with Others in the work of the philosopher…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Global Education, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs