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Reynolds, Ruth; MacQueen, Suzanne; Ferguson-Patrick, Kate – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Twenty-first-century teaching prepares students for a globalized existence. The long-established goal of schooling to prepare a responsible citizenry who strive for the benefit of the community must now be extended, assisting students to become global citizens, equipped to deal with global issues. This article investigates how civics and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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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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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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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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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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Haavelsrud, Magnus – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
Epistemological preferences in Western academies over the centuries became the measuring rod for what is to count as valid knowledge in thinking about development. The genealogy of the sciences of law and economics can be traced back to the Roman and British empires. The problem is posed in this paper as to the question of how remnants of these…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Preferences, Educational Development, Educational History
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Ito, Yoko; Nakayama, Setsuko – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
The objectives of the research reported in this article were to develop and evaluate an interdisciplinary primary school Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) curriculum as a collaboration among the subject areas of "kateika" (Japanese home economics), art, and music. In our curriculum, which focused on the improvement of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Interdisciplinary Approach