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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moraes, Silvia Elisabeth – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
In a world where people interact across countries, citizens need to find their role in the global community; therefore, global citizenship (GC) has become an influential theme in higher education. Due to its various interpretations and modes of action, in this paper GC is addressed as a floating signifier. Our main data comes from interviews with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Global Education, Citizenship
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Blake, Marion E.; Reysen, Stephen – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
We examined the influence of a "possible self" activity on antecedents, identification, and outcomes of global citizenship. Participants wrote about either hoped-for selves as active global citizens, feared selves as inactive global citizens, or a typical day (control) and then answered questions to gauge their global citizen…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship, Prosocial Behavior, College Students
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MacCallum, Cathryn; Salam, Insiya – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
The implementation of global education in schools has, despite the plethora of different terms used to describe it, been defined by an approach that ensures global issues are embedded (1) in the curriculum (a subject-specific approach), (2) across all subject areas (an interdisciplinary approach), and (3) in the school's ethos (a…
Descriptors: Global Education, Communities of Practice, Professional Development, Creative Thinking
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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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Reysen, Stephen; Katzarska-Miller, Iva; Gibson, Shonda A.; Hobson, Braken – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
We examine the influence of factual and perceived world knowledge on global citizenship identification. Perceived world knowledge directly predicted global citizenship identification, while factual world knowledge did not (Study 1). Students' factual (Study 1) and perceived (Study 2) world knowledge predicted students' normative environment…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Prediction, Global Approach, Citizenship
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Bryan, Audrey – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This paper draws on the Republic of Ireland as a case study of the 'new' development advocacy, i.e. government, philanthropic, and celebrity humanitarian engagement with international development and statutory efforts to deepen understanding of international development among citizens in the global North (Biccum, 2010; 2011). It outlines some of…
Descriptors: Advocacy, International Programs, International Studies, Global Education