Teaching & Learning Citizenship & Global Education - EDU00038M

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  • Department: Education
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Ian Davies
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2017-18

Module aims

To introduce students to key ideas about and practices for teaching and learning citizenship and global education (CGE)

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Teaching and learning CGE through longer established subjects such as History
  • Issues of bias and indoctrination in teaching and learning CGE
  • Teaching CGE through school councils (i.e. student voice)
  • Teaching CGE through mock elections
  • Teaching CGE through community projects
  • Textbooks for CGE from around the world
  • Assessing CGE

Academic and graduate skills

  • Search sources
  • Understand key ideas
  • Analyse issues and concepts
  • Present arguments
  • Work with others
  • Manage time efficiently


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

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Indicative reading

Huddleston, T. & Kerr, D. (Eds.) (2006). Making sense of citizenship: A continuing professional development handbook. London: ACT, Citizenship Foundation and Department for Education and Skills.

Gearon, L. (2007). A practical guide to teaching citizenship in the secondary school. London, Routledge.

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