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Coelho, Dalila P.; Caramelo, João; Menezes, Isabel – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
Considering discursive transitions in development education, we discuss the main findings of a qualitative study with practitioners in Portuguese development nongovernmental organizations, based on semi-structured in-depth interviews. Our goal was to understand practitioners' accounts of their field of action and the discursive transition between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Qualitative Research, Nongovernmental Organizations
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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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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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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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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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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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Boni, Alejandra; Torrejón, Estela López; Barahona, Rodrigo – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article intends to describe a collaborative experience between a non-government development organization (NGDO) and a university in the area of development education. The experience has included the design, following an action research methodology, of a system of quality criteria for experiences promoted by the Network of Educators for Global…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Universities, Institutional Cooperation, Action Research