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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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Tallon, Rachel; Milligan, Andrea – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
This article examines the nature of resource provision for development and global education in New Zealand through three lenses: (1) the wider educational policy context; (2) the knowledge production processes and practices that have shaped development and global education; and (3) the content of selected educational resources. This threefold…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Educational Resources, Educational Policy
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Tarozzi, Massimiliano; Inguaggiato, Carla – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
According to recommendations of the UN Secretary General's Global Education First Initiative, countries and regions require a number of structural changes if they are to implement educational policies and practice based on global citizenship education, and to promote respect and responsibility across cultures. In this paper, we present the first…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
The understanding of transformative education in this article is based on the principles and practice of global learning. Globalization is understood as a transformative process creating challenges for society, human beings and education. Global learning, framed within sustainability and justice, is understood as a way of handling the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Sustainability
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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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Yumoto, Hiroyuki – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
Japan's educational system has undergone a series of reforms over the past decade or so. Through these reforms, the ruling party has strengthened the involvement of the government and local authorities in education. At the same time, there has been a growing tendency for teachers to avoid taking up political issues in classrooms, in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy
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Huckle, John – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
The Global Learning Programme (GLP) in England employs a new form of networked governance to deliver education for sustainable development in schools. This article focuses on Biccum's claim that such programmes serve to sustain the prevailing neo-liberal hegemony by further marginalizing critical voices such as those drawing on Marxist and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Sustainable Development, Critical Thinking, Critical Theory
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Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela; Andreotti, Vanessa; Sutherland, Ali – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2017
In the recent "National Youth White Paper on Global Citizenship" (2015), a selection of Canadian youth identified their vision for global citizenship education (GCE). The document articulates the Canadian youths' vision for global citizenship and outlines changes that need to be implemented in order for that vision to be achieved.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Position Papers, Global Approach, Citizenship Education
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Richards, Howard – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
In a dehumanized world in which meanings derived from dominant liberal world views are tacitly assumed to exist objectively and to impose themselves on discourses and on minds quite independently of who expresses them, this paper endorses what Immanuel Wallerstein calls "unthinking social science" and then rethinking social science in…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Indigenous Knowledge, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change
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Baijnath, Narend; James, Genevieve – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
African knowledge remains at best on the margins, struggling for an epistemological foothold in the face of an ever dominant Western canon. At worst, African knowledge is disparaged, depreciated, and dismissed. It is often ignored even by African scholars who, having gained control of the academy in the postcolonial context, seemingly remain…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Development, Indigenous Knowledge, Foreign Countries
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Svitacová, Eva; Mravcová, Anna – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
The new phenomenon of global development education (GDE) has gradually penetrated the curricula in Slovakia. For the purpose of more comprehensively preparing future economic actors, who will operate in the new global economic and social environment, we have decided to incorporate this topic into the curriculum at the Faculty of Economics and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Education, Global Approach, Curriculum Enrichment
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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