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Introduction to Week 2

Introduction to Week 2 of the Global Education for Teachers MOOC.

In this video your Lead Educators will introduce Week 2 of the course and the areas of global education we will be exploring through each of its activities.

As we’ve seen, heard, and read, there are a range of different perspectives inherent to global education policy and practice. This week we will hear from teachers and researchers as they discuss how they see and experience global education, whilst giving you an opportunity to reflect on your own views. We will focus on:

  • Research perspectives and the terms derived from research
  • The key elements of global education, including knowledge and understanding, skills, values, and action
  • Use of these elements within teaching practice, including critical, active, and participatory approaches to pedagogy.

Once we have identified and reflected upon these points we will be able to look at how they might be applied in practice, which is the focus of Week 3.

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