An education is the endless process to shape and direct human beings. It is the root cause for any change, which takes place in the Social, Cultural, Spiritual, Political and economic aspects of human beings.

What is ‘Global Education’?

Global education is a developmental process that seeks to improve the culture, society, economy, environment and all other aspects of human life based on the understanding of global dynamics. It aims to praise the knowledge and overall behavior of one individual to become more responsible towards society as well as the world.

 Perspectives of Global Education-

These are the various perspectives of Global Education that you should keep in mind.

Globalisation:

Globalisation is the basic aspect of global education. It allows the understanding of the complex social, economic and political interdependencies between people around the world.

Cultural & Social Diversity:

It’s an understanding of cultural and social differences between one’s own culture and others, and also a process to learn how to value and appreciate different cultures.

 Human Rights:

Equality is the first and basic right of every human being and it is very important to stand for our own rights and being human it’s our responsibility to respect the rights of others.

 Peace & Harmony:

Being educated one should know the importance of maintaining peace and harmony between each other and building positive relationships so that conflicts can be prevented or peacefully resolved.

Sustainability:

an understanding of the ways in which we can meet our current needs without diminishing the quality of the environment or reducing the capacity of future generations to meet their own needs.

 Why is Global education important?

  •  Global education enables people to understand the links between their own lives and the world.
  • Global education increases understanding of the economic, cultural, political and environmental influences.
  • Global education helps develop self-awareness of one’s own identity, culture, beliefs and how to connect with the wider world.
  • Global education helps to develop social awareness including empathy, perspective-taking, appreciating diversity, and respecting others.
  • Global education develops relationship building skills with diverse individuals and groups effectively.
  • Global education enables young people to participate in shaping a better, shared future for the world.
  • Global education emphasises the unity and interdependence of human society.
  • Global education promotes positive values and assists students to take responsibility for their actions and to see themselves as global citizens.

How do teachers help kids become global citizens?

Teachers truly are the backbone of society. They are role models to children, offer guidance and dedication and give young people the power of education.

Teachers have the ability to shape leaders of the future in the best way for society to build positive and inspired future generations and therefore design society, both on a local and global scale. Teachers have an impact on the children, they inspire them to achieve their dreams.

Concept of ‘Global Teacher

Global teacher is one who is earned with enough skills, appropriate attitude and universal values to teach students with both time tested as well as modern technologies in education in any place in the world.

Conclusion

Global Education is a necessity for the 21st Century students as our world is rapidly interconnecting day by day. Students of this century no longer only compete domestically; global education is becoming a need of the education system. It enables people to connect to the world.  It increases understanding of the economic, cultural, political and environmental influences which shape our lives.  Global education helps students to develop the skills, attitudes and values which enable people to work together to bring about change and take control of their own lives.  Global education works towards achieving a more just and sustainable world in which power and resources are more equitably shared.  Global education involves learner-centered and culturally responsive teaching and learning practices using schools, communities and the world as the classroom.