By Maxine Cleminson Like many people, I watched the US news unfolding on January 6th, 2021, in horrified silence. It seemed almost unreal that the US Capitol, an iconic bastion of democracy, was being stormed by insurgents. An attempted coup? In America? Surely not! Sadly, my eyes were not deceiving me. But how did itContinue reading “5 Reasons why Global Citizenship Education is URGENTLY needed”
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North-South Educational Partnerships and Study Abroad trips – Benefits and potential pitfalls
By Maxine Cleminson Over the last 30 years, Study Abroad trips and partnerships linking schools in North America and Europe with those in low-to-middle income countries (LMICs) in Africa and Asia have become an established and widespread practice. Their popularity has been driven by a number of factors including meeting curriculum requirements for subjects suchContinue reading “North-South Educational Partnerships and Study Abroad trips – Benefits and potential pitfalls”
What is Global Citizenship Education?
By Maxine Cleminson What is Global Citizenship Education? Global Citizenship Education is a field of education that is not easy to succinctly define or even to position neatly in relationship to associated fields of study, despite the best attempts of academics, international organizations, nonprofits, and educators. Many have attempted to map out the genealogy ofContinue reading “What is Global Citizenship Education?”