THE WORLD IN THE CLASSROOM – GUIDEBOOK FOR TEACHERS 

 

The guidebook developed within the frame of the “North-South Connection” project provides interested teachers with the main theoretical and methodological basis on how to use school partnerships to integrate the global dimension in the teaching as well as specific suggestions for joint activities for each Millennium Development Goal.

 

The guidebook is also available in 4 national languages: BULGARIAN, DANISH, HUNGARIAN and SLOVENIAN

 

NATIONAL CASE STUDIES

 

Read more about the highlights and challenges specific for each participating country:

– Bulgaria-Ghana: Case study
– Denmark-Kenya: Case study
– Hungary- Sierra Leone: Case study
 Slovenia- Ghana: Case study

 

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION – A LOOK AT FOUR EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

 

In the framework of the project, we have analyzed the situation of Global Education in the partner countries.

– Country report_Bulgaria

– Country report_Denmark

– Country report_Hungary

– Country report_Slovenia

 

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION – KEY CONCEPTS & GUIDELINES

 

 African perspective on Development Education

 Australian perspective on Global education

– Critical perspective to Global education by Andreotti Vanessa

Eight key concepts: a conceptual framework about educational goals in global education

– European Consensus on Development Education

– North – South Center – Global education guidelines – a comprehensive guide on key concepts and methodology in global education

Oxfam’s guidelines on global education for teachers – key elements and curricular links

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION – ONLINE COURSES

 

– Free online study program for educators highlighting indigenous perspectives on the development agenda: Through Other Eyes

– Online courses offered by the North South Center with specializations in Human Rights and Intercultural Education

 “Teach and learn global”– an online course for teachers on the global dimension

 

SCHOOL LINKING – PRACTICAL TOOLKITS

 

– Exploring the ambivalent relationship of diversity and equality in school partnerships: DGSP: Dvelving Deeper

– Manual in establishing school partnerships by the British program DGSP: Building Effective Partnerships

– Oxfam manual to school partnerships: Building Successful School Partnerships

– Plan-ed manual to school linking: School linking: A Guide and Educational Resource for successful linking

– Partnership Agreement check list

– UKOWLA – explores linking beyond school partnerships including community and faith based groups

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION TOOLS – FOCUSING ON THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

– Teachers guide from One World Youth Project on the MDG´s: Educators Guide to Millennium Development Goals.

– Online tool: GapMinder – visualized statistics on different subjects

– Online tool: MDG Maps: Compare the nations on the goals

– Online tool: Worldmapper – statistics visualized as unconventional worldmaps

– OXFAM’s educational resource uses posters and activities to introduce children to the Millennium Development Goals: Change the world in eight steps

– This activity developed by OXFAM  introduces pupils to the views of a range of development experts and organisations interested in the post-2015 framework: Getting critical

– The units, lesson plans, videos multimedia, and stories in the collected by UNICEF are intended to raise students’ awareness of the problems facing children worldwide MDGs

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION TOOLS – PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITIES

 

– Methodological manual (designed for students between 12-16 years) building on partnerships of Czech and Ladakhi Schools dealing with the themes of identity, ethics, migration, water management (among others): La Ngonpo, a meeting point – Multicultural and Global Education Methodology for Partnership of Schools

– Miscellaneous partnership ideas: E-twinning for short term collaboration and for 3-12 months projects

– Practical toolkit by Plan-ed with activities focusing on the following themes: 1. Getting to know each other 2. Rights, respect and responsibilities 3. The environment. School Linking: A Guide and Educational Resource for successful linking

– Project ideas developed by the British Council, mainly for primary students (7-11 year old), it is a great source of inspiration on how to build up your own: Template projects

 

GLOBAL EDUCATION TOOLS – GENERAL TOOLS

 

– Case studies, educational resources related to the Global dimension in the classroom

– A great collection of global education resources by the British Council

– OSDE methodology – offers a set of procedures and ground rules to structure safe spaces for dialogue and enquiry about global issues and perspectives focusing o interdependence.

– TakingITGlobal – connects people to the online resources, tools and opportunities for collaboration on a wide range of global issues

– Teach MDGs –a variety of basic interactive teaching methods and classroom activities, which can be adjusted to any topic and thematic area.

 

 GLOBAL EDUCATION TOOLS – ACTION IN THE FOCUS

 

– Global Competence Matrix developed by Edstep demonstrating the process of research – share- act from a slightly different angle: Global Competence Matrix

– Great educational projects based on the method of learn-research-act developed in the project, Global Action Schools: www.globalactionschools.org, www.schools2communities.eu

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