Why is Global Learning important?
Global political, social, economic, cultural and ecological developments have a strong impact on our daily lives. They lead to a change of views of the world and give a rise to new ways of life. Additionally, these global developments make contacts and multifaceted experiences available, however the complexity of this kind of relationships, to some extent, can cause uncertainty and self-defense
Assuming that, Global Education plays a critical role, especially, in schools it imparts knowledge, competence and values and enables orientation within changing personal living conditions. Recognizing that our living conditions are globally interconnected helps us to lead a responsible life and to participate actively.
What is Global Learning?
Global Learning imparts knowledge about the world, informs about world wide interrelation and encourages to act responsible in terms of a global sustainable development.
Global Learning brings forward personal development and social learning in a global framework.
Global Learning is a pedagogical concept, which includes issues of development policy -, sustainable development- , human rights- and peace- education as well as intercultural and interreligious learning.
How can Global Learning succeed?
Global Learning responds thematically to the common experience of learners (such as common products and their global relation, media)
Global Learning is based on a variety of methods (such as simulations, discussions, team- and project work, games, research, use of media)
Global Learning necessitates wide range conditions within the teaching and learning process (living democracy, open learning, interdisciplinary learning, appreciation of different views)
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