Passionate Practitioners a webinar series celebrating excellence in Global Citizenship Education
Initiatives like PISA’s new global competence tests and the inclusion of Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal on Education clearly emphasize the need for supporting teachers to nurture their students as global citizens. Across Queensland educators are introducing GCE into their classrooms, actively engaging students from kindergarten to year 12, with outstanding results.
Watch the recordings of a FIVE-part webinar series featuring a selection of passionate practitioners. They will inspire you with their dedication, candor and world-class practice.
Global Citizenship Education – what are we talking about and why does it matter?
An introduction to the webinar series, this session familiarises participants with GCE based on the latest guidance from UNESCO and the work of the GLC in Qld schools for over 30 years. The discussion will also feature the alignment between GCE and the Australia Curriculum and the Early Years Learning Framework and the most effective pedagogy for GCE.
Global Citizenship Education – how do we measure success?
Join teachers who feature in the GLC’s documentary series ‘Passionate Practitioners celebrating excellence in GCE’. Julia Rayner (Woodridge State School) and Chris Gauthier (Springfield Central State High School) will share what they do to engage students as global citizens and how they assess impact on learning. Determine if you are as globally competent as a 15 year old. Test your capabilities against likely questions in the 2018 PISA global competence test.
What can action research at St Paul’s School tell us about how to put GCE into practice?
Charles Mackenzie-Smith teaches at St Paul’s School, an independent Pre-Prep to Year 12 co-educational domestic and international school located at Bald Hills, Brisbane. Charles shares the learnings of an action research project examining the effectiveness of the O.W.L club in developing multiple perspectives through a novel approach to language learning.
What can action research at Kirwan State High School tell us about how to put GCE into practice?
Joanne Thomson teaches at Kirwan State High School, located in Townsville, North Queensland. Jo shares the learnings of an action research project evaluating the impact on student learning of an explicit global perspective approach to the Year 8 Human Technologies Curriculum.
What can action research at St Patrick’s College tell us about how to put GCE into practice?
Luke Royes teachers at St Patrick’s College a catholic school based at Shorncliffe, Brisbane providing education to 1300 young men in Years 5 through to 12. Luke shares the learnings of an action research project evaluating the development of a Stewardship Committee to assist school leaders promote values and practices featured in the Laudato Si’.