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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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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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Bangay, Colin – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
This paper explores the potential contribution of education to sustainable development. Drawing on recent evidence it argues that education could play a stronger role--a position reinforced by the new sustainable development goals (SDGs). However, securing this contribution will have to be achieved in an era where educational delivery will be…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Climate
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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
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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
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Scoffham, Stephen – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article explores some of the challenges of developing a module on global learning with primary initial teacher education (ITE) students studying at a UK university. The research, which employed a mixed methodology, involved around 550 students and eight members of staff over a three-year period. The findings indicate that many students…
Descriptors: Trainees, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Modules, Barriers