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Kertyzia, Heather; Standish, Katerina – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Schools are places where we can learn ways of being, seeing and living. They are transmission belts -- social institutions that can engender values and attitudes from both how we learn and what we learn. Using content analysis, this mixed methods study assesses the national curriculum of Mexico -- the Plan de Estudios Educación Básica, 2011 -- for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Peace, Sustainable Development
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Kurian, Nomisha C. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
This article critically examines how the concept of empathy is mobilized in the rhetoric of development education, and explores different ways of conceptualizing empathy as a pedagogical ideal and an affective experience. Its premise is that the concept of empathy has been insufficiently probed within academia, even though paradigm shifts in…
Descriptors: Empathy, Poverty, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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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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Gyoh, Son – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
The effort to promote interdisciplinary research in development and global education risks the erosion of its core values by more theoretically established fields of development. This becomes urgent when little research attention is given to strengthening the theoretical foundation of core concepts and themes, such as global poverty and…
Descriptors: Poverty, Global Approach, Disadvantaged, Social Justice
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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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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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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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Kaukko, Mervi; Fertig, Michael – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
This article focuses on the practical, ontological, and epistemological similarities and differences between global education and participatory action research (PAR). The paper starts by presenting classical definitions of action research, highlighting their similarities with the ideas of global education. Considering the aim of global education…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Educational Research, International Education
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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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Odora Hoppers, Catherine A. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
"In a time of unacceptable global injustice, growing inequalities in the distribution of power, accelerating climate change, and unwavering racism and social exclusion, we are today facing the biggest challenges of human history" (European Conference on Intercultural Dialogue in Development Education, 2008: 1). A favourable wind is…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Power Structure, Foreign Policy, Social Change