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Global education and the global teacher


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Global education and the global teacher

  1. 1. Gain clear understanding of what a global teacher is in the context of global education. Enrich your insights on global education by analyzing and comparing the education of selected countries of the world.
  2. 2. Describe multicultural diversity as an element of global education and the role of the teacher in addressing diversity among learners. Identify opportunities in teacher exchange programs for the development of world-class teachers. Describe global application of technology in the classroom.
  3. 3.  UNESCO defines global education as a goal to become aware of educational conditions or lack of it, in developing countries worldwide and aim to educate all peoples to a certain world standards.  Global education is curriculum that is international in scope which prepares today’s youth around the world to function in one world environment under teachers who are intellectually, professionally and humanistically prepared.
  4. 4. 1. Expand early childhood care education; 2. Provide free and compulsory primary education for all; 3. Promote learning and life skills for young and adult. 4. Increase adult literacy by 50%; 5. Achieve gender parity by 2005, gender equality by 2005; and 6. Improve quality of education.
  5. 5.  Defined global education as an effort to help individual learners to see the world as a single and global system and to see themselves as a participant in that system. It is a school curriculum that has a worldwide standard of teaching and learning.
  6. 6. 21st century content: emerging content areas such as global awareness; financial, economic, business, and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; health and awareness. Learning and thinking skills: critical thinking and problem solving skills, communication, creativity and innovation, collaboration, contextual learning, information and media literacy.
  7. 7. ICT literacy: using technology in the context of learning so students know how to learn. Life skills: leadership, ethics, accountability, personal responsibility, self direction, others 21st century assessment: Authentic assessments that measure the areas of learning.
  8. 8.  A global teacher is a competent teacher who is earned with enough skills, appropriate attitude and universal values to teach students with both time tested as well as modern technologies in education in any place in the world. He or she is someone who thinks and acts both locally and globally with worldwide perspectives, right in the communities where he or she is situated.
  9. 9. Understands how this world is interconnected; Recognizes that the world has rich variety of ways of life; Has a vision of the future sees what the future would be for himself/herself and the students; Must be creative and innovative;
  10. 10. Must understand, respect and be tolerant of the diversity of cultures; Must believe and take action for education that will sustain the future; Must be able to facilitate digitally-mediated learning; Must have depth of knowledge; and Must possess good communication skills (for Filipino teachers to be multi-lingual). And lastly but more importantly, Must possess the competencies of a professional teachers embodied in the National Competency-Based Standards for Teachers (NCBTS)
  11. 11. TEACHING POSTS NEEDED by 2015 REGIONS OF THE WORLD NUMBER OF NEW TEACHING POSITIONS NEEDED BY 2015 BY THE THOUSANDS Arab States 243,000 Central and Eastern Europe 80,000 Central Asia 22,000 East Asia and the Pacific 104,000 Latin America and the 10,000 Caribbean North America and western Europe 155,000 South and West Asia 292,000 Sub-Saharan Africa 1,115,000