Creating 21st century global citizens. A design-led systems approach to transformative secondary education for sustainability
Winter-Simat, Nikolas, Wright, Natalie, & Choi, Jaz Hee-jeong (2017) Creating 21st century global citizens. A design-led systems approach to transformative secondary education for sustainability. In EAD 12|2017 Design for Next, 12-14 April 2017, Rome, Italy. (In Press)
In order to minimize the life threatening ecological impacts of human actions there is an urgent need for education to prioritize personal and societal transformation as one of its central purposes. The broad fundamental and systemic changes required are not well understood, nor is there substantial research identifying how secondary schools and teachers can implement new responsive pedagogical frameworks at a grass roots level. This paper presents an emerging research agenda looking at how design-led and whole systems thinking approaches to learning, applied within a holistic ecocentric learning paradigm, can be used to promote transformative learning towards active global citizenship and global sustainability within an Australian independent school context.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Global Citizenship, Design Thinking, Transformative Learning, Sustainable Education, Systems Thinking, Secondary Education|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||2016 The author(s)|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2017 23:39|
|Last Modified:||20 Apr 2017 04:25|
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