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Wagener, Marina – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
This paper describes and analyses the results of research into the learning experiences of young people in Germany who sponsor a child living in the Global South as part of their school activities. First, the research context and methodological approach is presented. A qualitative-reconstructive design was applied using the documentary method of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, School Activities, Qualitative Research
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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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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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Brown, Eleanor J. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
This article discusses research with development education practitioners in Britain and Spain, to explore their conceptions of pedagogical approaches to development education and how these relate to transformative learning theory. Development education is a process designed to generate informed action, which implies the objective of transformation…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Reflection, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning
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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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Van Ongevalle, Jan; Huyse, Huib; Van Petegem, Peter – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article reports on the results of an action research project (2010-13) in which ten Belgian organizations who implement development education programmes explored different planning, monitoring, and evaluation (PME) approaches with the aim of learning more effectively about their results. PME approaches piloted included outcome mapping, most…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Teaching Methods, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Schell-Straub, Sigrid – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article describes a scientific and practical journey through the worlds of mathematics education and development education/global education. It explores one link in detail: critical mathematics education and the competency 'mathematical modelling' in theory and practice. It describes a case study of a secondary school in Baden-W├╝rttemberg,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Global Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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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
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Bentall, Clare; McGough, Hannah – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article focuses on the degree to which students in further education (FE) colleges in England personally engage with global learning during specific initiatives to incorporate global learning in the curriculum, drawing on findings from the 'Global Learning for Global Colleges' (2009-12) research and development project, funded by the UK…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Global Education, Learner Engagement, Student Participation