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Critical approaches to pedagogy

We have talked about key terms, models and elements of global education. Now that we have looked at these more practical aspects, the next step is to explore some of …

Reflecting on the terms

To bring together our course poll results and the range of perspectives from researchers, we would now like you to take some time to think about the following questions: Which …

Introduction to Week 2

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 …

Key readings on global education

Despite the diverse perspectives on global education and related concepts which we have been exploring so far, they all share a common concern with global issues, how these link to …

International initiatives on global education

Now that we have explored the diverse ways in which the global and the local interact, it’s helpful to also look at the range of contemporary international educational initiatives that …

Active and participatory approaches to pedagogy

In addition to critical approaches to pedagogy, it is also important to consider how we engage pupils in learning. A more traditional teacher-centred approach can be useful in passing on …

Sharing your thoughts

Having watched the video in the previous step, please think about how you would answer the following questions. You can post a short response (up to 100 words) in the …

Framing global education practice

What is the role of pedagogy in global education? While knowledge of global issues is key to global education, development of critical thinking skills is also key, and to develop …

Key elements of global education

As we have discussed in previous steps, there are a variety of ways of framing global education and deciding on its core priorities. How we do this might depend on …

Perspectives from researchers

Now that we have explored the range of terms that are familiar to members of the group, let’s listen to some researchers from the Development Education Research Centre, at the …

Support for curriculum planning

There are also a range of resources that support teachers to incorporate global education within the curriculum and to consider what might be appropriate at different ages and stages of …

A welcome from your Lead Educators

Welcome to our course, Global Education for Teachers. In this short video you’ll meet the Lead Educators, Dr Nicole Blum and Dr Fran Hunt. We are based at the UCL …
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