By Jay Chambers, GLOBUS Correspondent The UN’s 4th Sustainable Development Goal covers the aim of ensuring an ‘inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. Yet in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out 20 years of educational gains, 9% of children grades 1 through 8 fell below the UN’s ‘minimum reading... Continue Reading →
By Jack Bara, GLOBUS Correspondent A fundamental aspect of development is education, both in one’s personal growth, as well as the progression of society. Many individuals and cultures even revere it. However, in such an abstract form, education is vulnerable to never get questioned, nor thoroughly critiqued. This can lead to ‘modern’ schooling becoming restrictive... Continue Reading →
Benefits and Limitations of Utilising Liberal Education (LE) to Promote Sustainability Ideology in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) A Research Paper by Ceara Webster UNESCO (2016) Graphic 1: The Whole-School Approach to Climate Change. [Graphic] In: Gibb, N. (2016) Getting climate-ready: a guide for schools on climate action. Online: Available at https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000246740, p.3. This discussion... Continue Reading →
Class - where does it hold a place? Is the idea still relevant or should it be relegated to the history books? GLOBUS Correspondent, Ana Lopez de Arenosa, sets out to investigate the impact class has on topics such as health and education in context of modern day society.
by Arifa Akther What are the alternatives? If you read the first part of this piece, you’ll know some of the problems with the current education system including: standardised testing, reduced funding for the Art’s programmes and the pressure on teachers. So, what can be done/ has been done to address these issues? Firstly, we... Continue Reading →
by Arifa Akther “The paradox of education is that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which (s)he is being educated” – James Baldwin I got lucky with education. First and foremost, I had parents who never studied further than GCSE standard, my mother married before she completed her O-Levels... Continue Reading →