Global Education in Upper Secondary School Education

What is Global Education?

  • International education = Global education = an activity guiding people’s joint responsibility worldwide
  • The task is to open people's eyes and minds to the realities of the world, and awaken them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and human rights for all
  • Learning can be described as a change in the cognitive, psychomotor or emotion control systems which mainly corresponds to the division: knowledge, skills, attitudes and action

Fields of global education:

  1. Intercultural education
  2. Environmental education
  3. Human rights education
  4. Development education
  5. Peace and security education

Global education is not an independent subject at school, but instead it has been incorporated into various subjects.