Global education


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Global education

  1. 1. The term global education and international education are used to describe strategies for:  Gaining knowledge for world cultures  Understanding relationships among world regions and peoples  Examining the nature of cultural differences and national or regional problems  Acting to influence public policy and private behavior on behalf of international understanding, tolerance, and empathy.
  2. 2. GLOBAL Focuses on the interrelated nature of condition , issues, trends, processes and events. INTERNATIONAL Develop skills , knowledge and attitude needed for responsible participation in a global community Encompasses studies of specific areas or regions of the world as well as the in-depth examination of the aspects of the culture.
  3. 3.  Day-to-day lives of average citizens around the world are influenced by international connections.  Raising the perspective consciousness of students and addressing ethnocentric barriers.  To see the human condition and clarify their understanding.
  4. 4.  Technical developments of global systems of        communication and transportation. The change from local or national economies to global economy. The increased interaction among societies The world-wide political interdependence The impact of human activities upon the planet’s ecosystem The power of art and popular culture Our consciousness that we are members of the global human species The changes in land use
  5. 5.  Rapid change is operative and characteristic  Increasing number of corporation and jobs with international connections  Information Age  Political Changes  Interdependent Global Economy  Problems and benefits related to Globalization
  6. 6.  Use an interdisciplinary approach within and beyond      social studies and make links to multicultural education Take advantage of technology Utilize primary sources from other countries Emphasize interactive methodology Address global issues with an approach that promotes multiple perspectives and intellectual honesty and actions Encourage new avenues for research in international areas
  7. 7.  Teacher’s knowledge, skills and training  The global education curriculum was not an acknowledged curriculum area  Lack of resources  National Politics  Nationalism, Religion and Cultural Isolation