Organisation(s): UNESCO Office Bangkok and Regional Bureau for Education in Asia and the Pacific
Publisher(s): UNESCO Office Bangkok
Pages: 64 p.
Transformative education has many facets, covering the inputs, processes and outputs of the educationprocess. The present paper focuses in particular on ‘transformative learning’ oriented to ‘macro’ goals,including peace and global citizenship education (GCED) and education for sustainable development (ESD). The present paper first identifies education policy commitments to these macro concerns and personal competencies. It then considers barriers to implementation and how these can be overcome throughembedding transformative learning into education materials, teacher professional development andassessment/examination processes, as well as ‘whole school’ policies and the ‘school climate’