Global Education for Teachers
Discover key issues in global citizenship education and learn how to prepare your students for the global challenges of tomorrow.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teachers around the world who want to encourage global citizenship amongst their students and work towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4.7.
This includes teachers in international schools and International Baccalaureate schools, as well as teachers in government schools with an interest in global learning and global citizenship education.
What topics will you cover?
The aim of this course is to provide an online CPD resource which is accessible to teachers across the world. It provides an introductory overview to global education and related areas such as global learning and global citizenship education. Subjects covered on the course include:
An introduction to key concepts and ideas related to global education and related terms
Exploration of what global education means for teachers and teaching
Identifying key elements within a global education approach
Exploring approaches to teaching and pedagogy
Providing practical ideas and support for teachers who want to introduce global education into their practice (including lesson planning, guides, resources and further readings)
Providing links to ongoing resources and networks to take this further.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore the concept of global education and related terms such as global learning and global citizenship education.
Engage with key issues and debates in global education research and policy.
Investigate the key elements of, and approaches to, global education in research and practice
Explore the opportunities and challenges global education can present for educational practitioners.
Collaborate with peers around the world to develop an awareness of diverse perspectives on, and practices of, global education