Global Citizenship Thesis

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Venisse J. Villanueva
Academic Paper: Global Citizenship

“No one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Young people must be included from birth. A society that cuts off from its youth severs its lifeline.” Former U.N. Secretary General and Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan.
According to Heraclitus of Ephesus, “There is nothing constant in this world except changes.”. The world is constantly changing as time passes by and the only way for people to survive is to adjust and adapt to these kinds of changes, on the other hand, adjusting and adapting is not an easy job. People must find ways in order to do so. In addition, other than keeping
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It began in 15th century when the Europina began to map the world. Researches say that the interest in global citizenship has significantly increased as educational institutions started to design different methods of meeting the demands of globalization. This type of education is called Global Education. Curriculum under global education, as cited, not only fosters an understanding of the multi-faceted nature of 21st century life, but simultaneously fosters individual development and collective growth, while preparing students for success in a globalized space. It aims to extend students’ awareness of the world in which they live. Global Education also develops greater understanding of economic systems, literature, cultures, technological advancement in students and interest in achieving excellence in all areas of life. This is designed to to help students to develop knowledge, core values of integrity, civic responsibility, respect and understanding of human freedom, generally, knowledge and…show more content…
Globalization has lead to so many differences as well as innovations, one concrete, and has been evident since then, example is the use and reasons for learning and teaching the English language. Because of Globalization, Global Education emerged and teaching foreign language has been promoted to being pivotal for the personal, cognitive and general academic benefits. Educational institution began developing curriculum that build a global citizen that will fulfill the demand of globalization. Connections of society to society become crucial and learning languages, that emerge according to the economical factors, has been a must. Teaching foreign languages became crucial to this agenda to mold the students to be able to engage with international events and be able to be a part of discussions with deeper

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