Towards a Global Community: Educating for Tomorrow's World / Edition 1

Towards a Global Community: Educating for Tomorrow's World / Edition 1

by Jack Campbell, Nick Baikaloff, Colin Power
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402039603

ISBN-13: 9781402039607

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book is the outcome of a global study undertaken on behalf of the World Education Fellowship (WEF) in collaboration with UNESCO. It begins with an analysis of the views of leading thinkers from 36 countries about the type of global community needed to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future, and the attributes that education programs need to develop in

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This book is the outcome of a global study undertaken on behalf of the World Education Fellowship (WEF) in collaboration with UNESCO. It begins with an analysis of the views of leading thinkers from 36 countries about the type of global community needed to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future, and the attributes that education programs need to develop in learners to develop their unique potentials and to be responsible members of a "diverse and restless global community." The second part the book focuses on the curriculum and pedagogical implications of the WEF study, including basic education, education for sustainable development, values education, conflict resolution and peace, and educating world citizens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402039607
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Series:
Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects Series, #7
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1.- 1. J.Campbell : Introduction.- 2. J.Campbell, N.Baikaloff: Transnational Visions of Desirable Futures.- 3. J.Campbell, N.Baikaloff, C.Power: Transnational Judgements of Required Human Attributes.- PART 2.- 4. C.Power: Basic Education for All. 5.- M.Henry: Educating to Meet Developmental Needs. 6.- A.Blum: Introducing the Right to Food and Sustainable Environment into a Curriculum. 7.- R.Bawden: Educating for Capability and Inclusive Well-Being. 8.- D. Lopez da Silveira: A Social Justice Study: Brazil. 9.- J.Lawley: Educating for Caring and Humane Connections. 10.- D.Woolman: Educating for Conflict Resolution and Peace. 11.- V.Jakar, E.Lucas: Educating for Conflict Resolution in a Troubled Region. 12.- R.Gilbert: Educating World Citizens: A Curriculum for Citizenship Education. 13.- J.Lo Bianco: Educating for Citizenship in a Global Community: World Kids, World Citizens and Global Education.

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