In the 21st century education is always global, more or less no matter what topic or approach we are talking about. Here you find theoretical background information and practical methods.
Articles, Checklists and Methods
Global education is a creative approach of bringing about change in our society. Global education is an active learning process based on universal values. Global education begins with raising awareness of global challenges and creating deeper understanding of the complexity of the underlying causes.
The concrete actions we take during a workshop, training, or conference have either a positive or negative global impact...
The Global Cube illustrates the three layers proper education has to tackle. The three dimensions are: Personal Level, Geographical Level, Topical Level. Here you find a deeper description.
Two general ongoing trends are relevant: First, there is a political shift toward conservative and right-wing parties. Second, more and more people are interacting globally via the Internet, travelling all over the world, consuming products of global supply chains etc. These two trends symbolize very different forms of learners acting as national citizens versus citizens of the world. Global Citizenship Education seeks to connect both.
Some basic methods of Global Education
In this section you find some ready made methods with a global focus ready for your implementation.
You can add global components and perspectives right away from the beginning of yor training. Find out how.
One of the classic methods in the methodology of Global Education: Interesting, Fascinating and Moving
Often national backgrounds are covering many other social backgronds. This method allows to reflect on and question the meaning of "nation" for someones identity.
This Method tackles the question of how certain human rights are for various groups of people.
An important part of global education is also to admit that there are some things we do not know about this World. This method allows us to find out what it is.
This method shows your global interconnections and makes them visible.
Europe is an important player in international politics and some of us are Europeans. So let`s elaborate and reflect on it
Global Education allows you to get active. This is one of the activating methods with the focus on critical consumption.
M. Haberl, J. Teynor, M. Prahl,
The Everyday Beyond
European, international and global dimensions of learning processes: Read more
Kate Allen, Charlotte Dwyer
Global Youth Work: Activities for Global Citizenship
Scotdec and partners from C.E.G.A (Bulgaria), JKC (Lithuania), Future Worlds Centre (Cyprus), Südwind Agentur (Austria) and MTÜ Mondo (Estonia): Read more