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Global Connections

 

Global Connections
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Connection to 8 key concepts of global learning

Spiritual development

The development of a non-materialistic, spiritual side to life including a sense of identity, self-worth, personal insight, development of a pupil’s soul or personality or character. 

Respect for different people’s perspectives, values and feelings.

Diversity

Philosophical and reflective exploration of the values and beliefs by which pupils wish to live their lives.
Values and Perceptions
Development of self-esteem, self awareness and ethical relationships to others.

Diversity
Human Rights

Appreciation of the non-materialistic aspects of life such as the natural environment, relationships, community and cultures.

Sustainable Development
Values and Perceptions

Sense of awe and wonder for the natural world

Sustainable Development

Encourage an understanding of and engagement with perspectives on life that are different to their own, eg. indigenous perspectives, other faiths, humanist beliefs.
Diversity
Express concern for present and future generations

Human Rights
Sustainable Development

Develop an understanding of interdependence

Interdependence

Space and time to explore thoughts, feelings and values and reflect on responsible choices.
Values and Perceptions

Develop values framework and a willingness to challenge social and global injustice.

Social Justice
Values and Perceptions

Moral development

 

The development of an understanding of moral values that regulate personal behaviour and understanding of society. 

Develop an understanding that people have different values, attitudes and perceptions.

Values and Perceptions

Exploration of moral dilemmas around ‘bigger-than-self’ global issues with no easy answers.

Global Citizenship
Human Rights

Understanding that the values people hold shape their actions. 

Values and Perceptions
Diversity

Awareness of social injustice and willingness to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place.
Social Justice
Willingness to take responsibility for own actions.

Global Citizenship

Knowledge of and respect for universal human rights.

Human Rights

Critical thinking to explore assumptions, limitations, consequences and new perspectives on key world issues
Global Citizenship
Values and Perceptions
Respect for diversity in terms of ethnicity, gender, age, socio-economic factors, disability and sexual orientation. 

Human Rights
Diversity

Develop a willingness to stand up for own beliefs and values.

Social Justice

Valuing biodiversity. Sustainable Development
Understanding the nature of prejudice and discrimination and how they can be challenged and combated. Social Justice

Social development

Inculcating the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to participate fully and positively in democratic, modern Britain. 

Develop a range of social skills in differing contexts eg. different religious, socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Diversity
Values and Perceptions

Awareness of the wider world and global ‘bigger than self’ issues.

Global Citizenship

Understanding of how the world works economically, politically, socially, technologically and environmentally.

Global Citizenship
Interdependence

Participation in and contribution to the community, at a range of levels from local to global, including working co-operatively in groups to make the world a better place. 

Sustainable Development

Ability to form and sustain relationships with those both near by and far away.

Interdependence
Sustainable Development

Think independently and make responsible and conscious choices about their own lives and how they affect the lives of others.

Global Citizenship
Values and Perceptions

Ability to resolve conflicts effectively and prevent conflict spilling over into aggression or violence.

Conflict Resolution

An understanding and appreciation for Rights and Responsibilities.

Human Rights

Ability to enter into dialogue and develop strategies to enable critical engagement with alternative points of view and perspectives very different to their own.  

Sustainable Development
Diversity

Develop the self-reliance, resilience and ability to cope with change, complexity and uncertainty.

Sustainable Development
Global Citizenship

Cultural development

Developing pupil’s understanding of their own culture and other cultures, including being able to operate in the emerging world culture and cope with uncertainty, complexity and change, valuing cultural diversity and ultimately preventing racism.  This is seen as an essential element of preparation for future life. 

 

Respect, understanding and celebrate cultural diversity.

Diversity

Develop a sound sense of own identity and respect for other identities.

Values and Perceptions

Form and sustain local and global learning partnerships and links.

Interdependence
Conflict Resolution

An appreciation of diverse perspectives on global issues and how identities affect opinions and perspectives.

Values and Perceptions
Diversity

Develop a positive attitude and an ethical relationship to difference.

Values and Perceptions

Recognise and understand cultural assumptions and be able to critically engage with the assumptions of self and others.

Values and Perceptions

Openness to new cultural ideas.

Values and Perceptions

Address discrimination, challenge racism, sexism and other prejudices and value equality. 

Human Rights
Social Justice

Regard for the heights of human achievement in all cultures and societies.

Diversity

An appreciation of the diversity and interdependence of cultures Values and Perceptions

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Developed for HEC Global Learning Centre by Linda Ramirez Barker