Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 30

Prague seminar 10/11 June 2010 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 97 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Prague seminar 10/11 June 2010. Aims and expectations for the workshop sessions. Sharing experiences Practical ways of measuring attitudinal change Embedding Global Citizenship (GDE) in schools Evaluating this process. Global Citizenship is about. Action for change. Locally & globally.

Download Presentation

Prague seminar 10/11 June 2010

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Prague seminar 10/11 June 2010


Aims and expectations for the workshop sessions

Aims and expectations for the workshop sessions

  • Sharing experiences

  • Practical ways of measuring attitudinal change

  • Embedding Global Citizenship (GDE) in schools

  • Evaluating this process


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Global Citizenship is about

Action for change

Locally & globally

Sustainability

Social justice


Global citizenship key concepts

Global Citizenship:Key Concepts

Interdependence

Human rights

Diversity

Peace and conflict

Sustainability

www.oxfam.org.uk/education/gc/


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

A Global Citizen is someone who…

  • is aware of the wider world and has a sense of their own role as a world citizen

  • respects and values diversity

  • has an understanding of how the world works

  • is outraged by social injustice

  • participates in and contributes to the community at a range of levels from local to global

  • is willing to act in order to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place

  • takes responsibility for their actions

Oxfam 1997 and 2006


Global citizenship is

Global Citizenship is…

  • asking questions and developing critical thinking skills

  • equipping young people with the knowledge, skills and values to participate

  • acknowledging the complexity of global issues

  • revealing the global as part of everyday life

  • understanding how we relate to the environment and each other as human beings


Global citizenship is not

Global Citizenship is not…

  • too difficult for young children to understand

  • mostly about other places and peoples

  • telling people what to think and do

  • providing simple solutions to complex issues

  • an extra subject in a crowded curriculum

  • about raising money for charity


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Global Citizenship:across the curriculum and throughout the school

ICT

Music

PE

Geography

Maths

Wider community

TAs

PSHCE

RE

Parents

Whole School Ethos

Pupils

D&T

MFL

Teachers

Governors

Other staff

English

Art

History

Science

Citizenship


3 key messages which underpin global citizenship

3 key messages which underpin Global Citizenship

  • Focus on similarities before differences

  • Challenge narrow and stereotypical views of people and places

  • Present a balanced view and compare like with like


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Before embedding Global Citizenship across the curriculum and throughout the school ethos pupils focused on differences:

‘His house is different, he has no electricity, he’s in a hot place’

‘He’s not wearing shoes and his face is different, he’s got different clothes to us’

‘He’s homeless and he has to sleep on the floor. He’s too poor to go to school’

‘He lives in Africa, he has no mum or dad’


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Two years later, after Global Citizenship was embedded in their schools, pupils focused on similarities, as well as differences

‘He is busy, he has the same sort of clothes, likes flying kite’

‘He has the right to play’

‘He’s happy, has a religion, we’re both human, we’re children’

‘He’s absorbed, he likes playing, he likes and cares for his toys’

‘He’s got a home, he’s a member of a community’


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Traditional home, Uganda


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Traditional home, UK


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Flats, UK


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Flats, Uganda


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Detached suburban home, UK


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Detached suburban home, Uganda


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Why is Global Citizenship important?


Pupils attitudes to global learning

Pupils’ attitudes to global learning

Ipsos MORI research with 1,955 pupils from 82

UK schools in 2008

Only 50% of pupils think it’s a good idea to have people of different backgrounds living in the same country together

19% have not discussed news stories from around the world at all at school

Only 42% believe that what they do in their own lives affects people in other countries

Our Global Future: DEA 2008


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

A 21st century curriculum should prepare

young people to recognise their roles and

responsibilities as members of this global

society. They need to be able to understand

the global context of their local lives,

examine their own values and attitudes in

relation to the challenges they face and see

how they might play an active role in

responding to these challenges.

www.qca.org.uk


Measuring attitudinal change in global citizenship

Measuring attitudinal change in Global Citizenship

RISC

(Reading International Solidarity Centre)

Liz Allum

Barbara Lowe

Louise Robinson


One activity asks what do pupils know about africa

One activity asks: What do pupils know about Africa?

Their initial responses focus on the

natural environment

  • Natural environment 40%

  • Built environment12%

  • People & society18%

  • Culture & history 5%

  • Energy, transport &

    communications 4%

  • Economic activity 8%

  • Countries & features 13%


Built environment changes in the responses over 4 years

Built environment changes in the responses over 4 years

2004

houses, mud huts,

schools, taps

2006

some huts made of

hardened mud, shanty

houses, buildings just

Like here, flats, bricks

And cement,

skyscrapers,

churches, mosques,

offices

2008

houses made of mud in

this area here (pointing to

Sahara), small schools,

football stadiums, towns,

villages – lots of African

people live in villages,

cities, some parts of Africa are city, loads of shops train stations, hospitals, wells, water

pumps, skyscrapers, big

buildings, tall buildings, hotels,

churches, mosques


Energy transport and communication changes in the responses over 4 years

Energy, transport and communicationchanges in the responses over 4 years

2004

No electricity, cars (crossed out), carrying bundles on their heads

2006

People putting pots of water or fruit on their heads, cars

2008

Cars, taxi, train track to the beach, bicycles, people walking, trams, planes, boats, ships, jeeps, tv


3 approaches in supporting schools as they integrate and embed global citizenship

3 approaches in supporting schools as they integrate and embed Global Citizenship

  • Through cross-curricula work, e.g. using Christmas as an opportunity to deliver the key concepts of Global Citizenship

  • Through curriculum based work, e.g. in Art, through studying contemporary artists from the Majority World www.octobergallery.co.uk/participate

  • Through raising controversial issues, e.g. issues relating to charitable giving e.g. work on fair trade presents an alternative http://www.risc.org.uk/education/guidance_leaflets.php


Prague seminar 10 11 june 2010

Christmas: an opportunity to challenge some assumptions

Christmas is a British/European festival

No, Christmas is a global festival celebrated

around the world

In Britain/Europe we all celebrate Christmas – it’s a holiday

No, not everyone in Britain/Europe

celebrates Christmas


Christmas is an opportunity to explore the concepts of

Christmas is an opportunity to explore the concepts of

diversity

sustainability

fairness

peace and justice


Global citizenship education at risc

Global Citizenship Education at RISC

www.risc.org.uk


  • Login