International Steering Team

Solidary Economy and Global Education

A Brazilian Global Citizen in the struggle for a sustainable country and a sustainable planet
“I am what I am because of you. We’ve made through all these years together . There are today 13 million Brazilians living the experience of a Solidary Economy from Amapá in the North to the Southern province of Rio Grande do Sul. It is a thing that has been done in a collective way”. These were the words of Professor Paul Singer expressing his gratitude for the homage that São Paulo University tendered to him, in the presence of students, teachers, workers and social activists such as leaders from the MST ( Movement of Without Land Workers) .CECIP, that has produced the social campaign “ Solidarity Economy – another economy happens” for the Brazilian Forum of Solidary Economy, also invites the educators who participate in the Global Curriculum Project to celebrate the 80th anniversary of this global Brazilian citizen who has been dedicating his life to make our country a more fair and sustainable one.
read more March 25, 2012, 12:28 a.m.

Ecofalante Environmental Film Festival (Sao Paulo 16 – 22 March):  Rich material for the work with the Global Dimension
Educators of the Global Curriculum project’s schools who will see the Ecofalante Environmnetal Film Festival  will find a great varied of movies that can be  used as resources in Global Education . The Festival  presents 40 films, distributed in 6 thematic axes: Activism, Climate, Consumption, People and Places, Energy and Water. The Festival is free and includes animations that also interest small children, as the "Witch and Kiriku" and "Wal-E".
The documentaries show since the impact of climate change on Himalayan nomads herders (Marcos Negrão, Brazilian- A TERRA DA LUA PARTIDA)until the water shortage in Ethiopia (Paolo Barbieri-, Italian-"The well-water voices in Ethiopia").
read more March 18, 2012, 5:17 a.m.

"We love the water"

Global Education in the GEPS St. Elisabethplatz
The 22nd March is the official "World Water Day". For the students and teachers of this primary school reason enough to work an entire day on that subject. They hand-crafted, learnt, sung and sweated ...
read more March 26, 2012, 11:13 a.m. Susanne Paschke

Benin action day

Global Education in the secondary school Rainergasse
Our project day with all 4th graders was a total success: through learning stations the students got the possibility to dive into the cultural diversity of Benin.
read more March 26, 2012, 12:32 p.m. Susanne Paschke

With all senses

Global Education in the secondary school Rainergasse
Project days from 28th and 29th March: Within the Global Curriculum Project a group of students discovers the diverse culinary Vienna.
read more March 28, 2012, 2:07 p.m. Susanne Paschke

Water in fruits and vegetables

Global Education in the primary school St. Elisabethplatz
The students of Waltraud Gross' class asked "how much water contains our food?" And they got to the bottom of it!
read more March 29, 2012, 1:06 p.m. Susanne Paschke

Our class - a treasure chest of languages

Global Education in the secondary school Marchettigasse
Diversity of languages is an enrichment! The first graders proofed that point together with their teacher Ingeborg Mautner. The students worked all in all in 16 different languages - all represented by at least one student in the class - ...
read more Feb. 27, 2012, 11:21 a.m. Susanne Paschke

Project day "water"

Global Education in the secondary school Landstraßer Hauptstraße
To learn about the diversity and importance of the element water - this concerned students of the borg3 last week. The teachers arranged a whole project day for all fifth graders on the subject "water".
read more Feb. 20, 2012, 11:49 a.m. Susanne Paschke

São Paulo, educational city

Opportunities for global and sustainable learning
In January 25, 2012, S. Paulo has celebrated its 458 anniversary. It was founded in 1554, by Portuguese Jesuit priests. They probably did not imagine that the small village growing around a small school courtyard was the embryo of one of the greatest metropolis in the world, with 11,2 million inhabitants in 2012. A population that is greater than the population of many countries, for instance Benin. Of the 6 Brazilian schools that participate from the Global Curriculum Project , 5 are located in S. Paulo- Colégio Bandeirantes, EMEF Guilherme de Almeida, EE Julia Pantoja, Politeia School and Teia Multicultural Cultural School- and one, EE Luiza Hidaka, stays in Suzano, a city that is part of S.Paulo Metropolitan area.
read more Feb. 4, 2012, 3:03 a.m.

Global Curriculum Project Conference

8th of December 2011, Olomouc, Czech Republic
The speakers of the conference were representatives of Czech Development Agency, ARPOK, Südwind and teachers involved in the project. The aim of the conference was to introduce directors and teachers of elementary and secondary schools to the concept of Global Development Education (GDE) on the example of an international project – Global Curriculum.
read more Jan. 13, 2012, 11:44 a.m.

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