Education and Social Change: Connecting local and global by Geoffrey Elliott, Chahid Fourali, Sally Issler

By Geoffrey Elliott, Chahid Fourali, Sally Issler

Schooling coverage and perform has traditionally been constructed inside of thenational/regional context. even if, globalization has caused educationalists to check their perform within the gentle of overseas affects. international concerns resembling international warming, clash and the depletion of earth assets have additionally contributed to an elevated knowledge of the rolethat schooling can play in resolving those difficulties. The members specialize in how schooling can lead to social switch whileconnecting with thought on the point of cultural influence and coverage implications. Theyinvestigate the possibility of making a transnational price procedure in schooling, targeting a few key human rights matters either at domestic and in another country. really foreign in scope, this article lays the basis for destiny learn by means of exposing the commonalities and alterations in methods to wisdom construction and its dissemination, drawing jointly contributions from a number of go cultural contexts.

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Chapter 2 Education for all: a freedom-based approach James Stanfield The rights-based approach The prevailing consensus within the international community on how to achieve education for all, or universal access to education, is based upon what is commonly referred to as the rights-based approach. According to UNESCO/UNICEF (2007), the goal of a human rights-based approach to education is ‘to assure every child a quality education that respects and promotes her or his right to dignity and optimum development’ (UNESCO/ UNICEF, 2007, p.

Drukpa Kunley went on his way, until a little further down the road, he came across a group of men in a field taking a break from their ploughing. So Drukpa Kunley asked the men about the school. ‘It’s a magnificent new school,’ one man said to Drukpa Kunley. ‘It was the vision of a great lama,’ said another. ‘Our children will learn things we were never able to learn,’ said the fourth. The others all nodded in agreement. ’ So Drukpa Kunley, hiding his real identity, went down to the school and met with the head teacher.

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