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On completion of the module the students should have developed:
1. An understanding of Global Citizenship Education including theory, pedagogy and history.
2. In-depth knowledge of the complex social, economic and cultural challenges societies face in implementing sustainable development
3. Skills to analyse policy documents, publications and educational materials related to Global Development Education and Global Citizenship Education.
4. Skills for the analysis of complex social, economic and cultural challenges.
5. Skills to synthesize key concepts of Global Development Education and Global Citizenship Education.
1. The key concepts, theories and pedagogy underpinning Global Citizenship Education, including the history and origins of Global Citizenship Education
2. What is Sustainable Development and the SDGs as major international policy to address the complex challenges facing the planet and people.
3. Implementation of Global Citizenship Education in Ireland, Europe and internationally
4. Pedagogy and teaching for a global, sustainable and equitable world
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Final essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Digital portfolio of weekly tasks||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will receive feedback in online class on their class-based assignments and self-assessment activities. Students also receive individual feedback on their essays.