Education Studies continues to grow as a popular undergraduate area of study. This core text addresses themes common to all Education Studies courses. It benefits from a large list of chapters from key contributors at key institutions. This third edition has been completely revised and updated with the addition of seven new chapters. Themes newly explored include gender, research, the power of money and status and alternatives to schooling. This fully comprehensive text is accessibly written, with learning features throughout to encourage students to approach issues critically. Fully up-to-date and covering a huge range of themes for Education Studies students.

Global Citizenship Education

Global citizenship education
Feng SuAndrea BullivantVictoria Holt

Introduction

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in global citizenship as a concept and its implication for education. This increasing interest in global citizenship education has been partly due to the ongoing process of globalisation and the fact that people are becoming more interdependent and interconnected. The promotion of global citizenship education seems to be a way of addressing some of the global issues we face today, such as environmental issues, social justice, poverty, and human rights. What does ‘global citizenship’ mean? Is there a universal definition for it? How do we approach it in education? What are the challenges of introducing it in education? In this chapter, we explore how global citizenship is ...

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