Why Global Education

Global education is an educational perspective that emerges from the fact that today people live and interact in an increasingly globalized world. Until the twentieth century, especially at the level of public opinion, at the center there was the West, in the new Millennium the world becomes definitively and irreversibly global: every action involves a […]

What Global Education is?

What Global Education is? The definition of Global Education takes shape in 2002 with the Congress of Maastricht which considers education for global citizens a necessary goal for the Millennium and identifies the five educations that constitute it: education for solidarity, human rights, sustainable development, peace, and interculture. The Maastricht Declaration on Global Education (2002) […]

The Transformative Power of Education

Education alone cannot solve all of the world’s problems, but it is a crucial part to the wider solution. How powerful is education? Some 171 million people could be lifted out of extreme poverty if every student in low-income countries finished school with basic reading skills, according to The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is particularly […]

Global education

Global education is education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the globalised world and awakens them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and Human Rights for all”. The Maastricht Declaration, 2002 Global education is understood to encompass development education, human rights education, education for sustainability, education for peace and […]