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Teaching the Global Dimension specifically responds to these concerns in chapters written by leading educationalists in the field, exploring both the theory and practice of 'global education' today and providing: a framework for understanding global issues, a model identifying the key elements of good practice, insight into young people's concerns for the world and the future, tried and tested strategies for handling controversial global issues more confidently in the classroom, key concepts for planning appropriate learning experiences, a range of case studies which demonstrate the different ways in which a global dimension can be developed.
Teaching the Global Dimension provides conceptual clarity and rigour to the field of global education, focusing on both theory and examples of good classroom practice. Inspiring, thought-provoking and highly practical, this book shows how teachers at any stage in their career can effectively and successfully bring a global dimension to the taught curriculum. Policy makers, advisers, inspectors and tutors in teacher training will also find this book highly illuminating.
Part 1: The Global Dimension 1. Responding to the World Dave Hicks 2. Principles and Precedents Dave Hicks 3. Young People’s Concerns Cathie Holden 4. Student Teachers’ Views Cathie Holden 5. Controversial Issues Cathie Holden Part 2: Key Concepts 6. Conflict Resolution Lynn Davies 7. Social Justice Ange Grunsell 8. Values and Perceptions Robin Richardson 9. Sustainable Development Ros Wade 10. Interdependence Teresa Garlake 11. Human Rights Margot Brown 12. Diversity Hilary Claire 13. Global Citizenship Julia Tanner Part 3: The Global Classroom 14. The Wider World in the Primary School Fran Martin 15. Global Citizenship in Secondary School Harriet Marshall