2nd transnational meeting of the “YOUTH OF THE WORLD”

The 2nd transnational meeting of the “YOUTH OF THE WORLD” – Transformative Power of Global Education project, contract number: 2017-1-IT03-KA205-010978, under the Erasmus+ programme, KA2 – Strategic Partnerships, will be held at EPRALIMA – Vocational School of Alto Lima, CIPRL, in Arcos de Valdevez, on the 15th March, 2018. The purpose of this meeting is […]

Global Education in Italy

If we generally mean the concept of Global Education as “education for global citizenship”, in Italy we are talking about “intercultural education”, intended as a reflection on the multicultural society, urged by the emergence of the migratory phenomenon and the increase of the foreign presence in schools. This definition is rather limiting and translates into […]

The fundamental practices that the education expert must develop in Global Education

In short, the fundamental practices that the education expert must develop in Global Education can be summarized as follows: – Define and understand the learning group: as in all forms of education, considering the situation and the background of the learning group is fundamental, in global education this is crucial. The age, the number of […]

How is Global Education promoted?

Strengthen global education: what knowledge and skills? As far as the knowledge to be transmitted is concerned, Global Education does not introduce new contents, rather it enriches the concepts and contents of the subjects and fields of education related to global development by extending its dimensions. It will be a question of deepening the knowledge […]

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) […]

Social Agenda

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 […]