Global Citizenship for Young Children / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This author brings her expertise in the field of Circle Time and Citizenship to introduce a global focus to the learning experience of young children. The six lessons follow Margaret's successful formula, setting the content on opposite pages for the two age groups, four to six years and seven to nine years.
The sessions cover many topics in the themes:
o basic needs
o environmental Issues
o exploring various cultures
o global Issues.
Use of story, reflection and case study material introduces new experiences to the pupils, promotes tolerance and understanding and enriches the citizenship curriculum. The material could contribute towards accreditation as a rights respecting school.
About the Author
Margaret Collins is a former headteacher of infant and first schools. She is now Senior Visiting Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. She researches children's perceptions of health education topics, writes teaching materials for children, books and articles on PSHE.
Table of Contents
Basic Needsa home familieshealthcareclean waterfood, warmth and clotheseducationprotectionEnvironmental Issueslocal environmentworld-wide environmentecology - local and globalpreservation of specieswater - sanitation and funrecycling - re-use; recycle; donatelitter and rubbishfood milesFairnessgender issuesinclusionpersecutionracism - children from different culturesrespectrulesvaluing and respecting differenceExploring Various Cultureswho has come from other countries?foodgames children playtoys storiesclothes festivalsmusicDemocracywhat is democracy?free speechmoral issuesmedia impactcurrency and resources fair tradevotingpolitical issues securityGlobal Issuespeace at home and abroadquarrelspeace in this countrywarsworld peace poverty; national and worldwidedisasters