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

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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.

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Jack Campbell
Jack Campbell

"Jack Campbell" is the pseudonym for John G. Hemry, a retired Naval officer (and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis). As Jack Campbell, he writes The Lost Fleet series of military science fiction novels. He lives with his family in Maryland.

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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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