Global Citizenship

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Global Citizenship by Mind Map: Global Citizenship

1. According to WHO, globalization can be defined as ” the increased interconnectedness and interdependence of peoples and countries. It is generally understood to include two inter-related elements: the opening of international borders to increasingly fast flows of goods, services, finance, people and ideas; and the changes in institutions and policies at national and international levels that facilitate or promote such flows.”

2. Globalization means the speedup of movements and exchanges (of human beings, goods, and services, capital, technologies or cultural practices) all over the planet. One of the effects of globalization is that it promotes and increases interactions between different regions and populations around the globe.

3. is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world - and their place in it. They take an active role in their community, and work with others to make our planet more equal, fair and sustainable.

4. What is?

4.1. An Official Definition of Globalization by the World Health Organization (WHO)

5. is not an additional subject - it's a framework for learning, reaching beyond school to the wider community. It can be promoted in class through the existing curriculum or through new initiatives and activities.

6. What is?

6.1. Oxfam view

6.1.1. global citizenship is all about encouraging young people to develop the knowledge, skills and values they need to engage with the world. And it's about the belief that we can all make a difference.

7. Benefits

7.1. The benefits are felt across the school and beyond. Global citizenship helps young people to:

7.1.1. Build their own understanding of world events. Think about their values and what's important to them. Take learning into the real world. Challenge ignorance and intolerance. Get involved in their local, national and global communities. Develop an argument and voice their opinion

8. Education

8.1. Why is Global Citizenship education needed?

8.1.1. The active, participatory methods of Education for Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development help young people to learn how decisions made by people in other parts of the world affect our lives, just as our decisions affect the lives of others. Education for Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development also promotes pupil participation in the learning process and in decision-making

9. Globalization

9.1. What Is Globalization in the Economy?

9.1.1. , from an economic point of view, globalization can be defined as: “(…) the increasing interdependence of world economies as a result of the growing scale of cross-border trade of commodities and services, the flow of international capital and the wide and rapid spread of technologies.

9.2. What Is Globalization in Geography?

9.2.1. In geography, globalization is defined as the set of processes (economic, social, cultural, technological, institutional) that contribute to the relationship between societies and individuals around the world. It is a progressive process by which exchanges and flows between different parts of the world are intensified.

9.3. Examples of Globalization

9.3.1. Economic globalization: is the development of trade systems within transnational actors such as corporations or NGOs;

9.3.2. Financial globalization: can be linked with the rise of a global financial system with international financial exchanges and monetary exchanges. Stock markets, for instance, are a great example of the financially connected global world since when one stock market has a decline, it affects other markets negatively as well as the economy as a whole.

9.3.3. Cultural globalization: refers to the interpenetration of cultures which, as a consequence, means nations adopt principles, beliefs, and costumes of other nations, losing their unique culture to a unique, globalized supra-culture;

9.4. Globalization has benefits that cover many different areas. It reciprocally developed economies all over the world and increased cultural exchanges. It also allowed financial exchanges between companies, changing the paradigm of work. Many people are nowadays citizens of the world. The origin of goods became secondary and geographic distance is no longer a barrier for many services to happen. Let’s dig deepe

9.5. The Benefits of Globalization