Module Information

Module Identifier
ED13120
Module Title
Education for Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 2
Co-Requisite
Co-Requisite
Co-Requisite
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 10 x 2 Hour Lectures
Seminar 10 x 1 Hour Seminars
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Lesson plan  Lesson plan (500 words).  15%
Semester Assessment Evaluation  Evaluation of lesson plan (1000 words).  35%
Semester Assessment Theoretical essay  Theoretical essay (1500 words).  50%
Supplementary Assessment Lesson plan  Lesson plan (500 words).  All failed elements of the assessments must be re-taken if the student's average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40%.  15%
Supplementary Assessment Evaluation of lesson plan.  Evaluation of lesson plan (1000 words).  All failed elements of the assessments must be re-taken if the student's average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40%.  35%
Supplementary Assessment Theoretical essay  Theoretical essay (1500 words).  All failed elements of the assessments must be re-taken if the student's average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40%.  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the background to the implementation of ESDGC.

Evaluate the implementation of ESDGC.

Discuss the links between society, culture and environment in an educational context.

Develop strategies for implementing ESDGC.

Aims

To equip students with an understanding of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in schools.
To allow students to evaluate how children's lives are closely linked to culture and environment.

Brief description

The module will introduce students to the background of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship and will consider how it has been implemented in Schools. The module will consider more widely the relationship between Children and their environment drawing on social and cultural aspects.

Content

Sessions may be a combination of lectures, seminars or workshops and will include the following topics:
Session 1: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship: A background.
Session 2: Implementation Policy.
Session 3: Implementation in Practice.
Session 4: Challenges and barriers to Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship.
Session 5: The Child as a Global Citizen.
Session 6: International Perspectives on Global Citizenship and Childhood.
Session 7: Connecting the World.
Session 8: Lifestyle, identity and culture.
Session 9: Analysing the links between society, economy and the environment.
Session 10: The Welsh Context.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number Students may analyze numerical data in researching their assignments.
Communication Students will have the opportunity to develop their written and oral communication skills. Oral presentation skills will be developed through in class discussions and written skills will be developed through the assignments.
Improving own Learning and Performance Students will be required to undertake self-directed study in terms of the wider reading and assignment preparation. Attendance in sessions will enhance a range of learning skills.
Information Technology Students will develop competency in utilizing electronic sources of information through bibliographic and web based sources. All assignments will be submitted in a word processed format.
Personal Development and Career planning Students will develop a range of transferable skills including time management, team work, communication and evaluative skills.
Problem solving Students will analyse a range of sources and texts as part of their independent research towards the assignments. Problem solving activities will form part of the lectures.
Research skills Students will have the opportunity to undertake independent research for their assignments.
Subject Specific Skills Students will have the opportunity to develop lesson plans and learning strategies.
Team work Students will have the opportunity to work in groups as part of the activities during and in between lectures.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 4